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Dec 17, 2019

Making a splash

To improve water quality while saving space, energy and costs, CEE researchers break ground on an innovative wastewater treatment system.
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Nov 04, 2019

Rising to the challenge

In the Grand Challenges Impact Lab, engineering students like Cristina Lopez, ’19, worked in India to address real-world problems and increase their cultural awareness.
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Oct 16, 2019

Lakes with a legacy

Thirty years after the ASARCO copper smelter shut down, UW researchers make surprising discoveries about which lakes in the Tacoma area are most impacted by legacy arsenic contamination.
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Jun 11, 2019

Safeguarding a staple food

Graduate student Yasmine Farhat is working to understand how Cambodia’s most important crop will be impacted by the introduction of hydropower dams along the Mekong River.
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Jun 07, 2019

Fueled by floods

Along the Mekong River in Cambodia, UW researchers are racing to determine how hydropower demand will impact the supplies of rice and fish – and the communities who rely on them.
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May 23, 2019

Joining the hype: Washington Hyperloop

The only CEE student on the Washington Hyperloop Team, Ethan Simcock is one of four student directors working to ensure the success of this year’s team. Last year, they placed first in the United States and fourth in the world.
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