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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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Feb 11, 2019

Solar-powered passion

Through his involvement in UW Solar, a student-run organization, CEE senior Alex Ratcliff has helped bring solar power to three residence halls on campus and has plans to increase the sustainability of even more campus buildings. 
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Nov 14, 2018

Data base: NSF-funded center gathers disaster data

The first center of its kind in the world, the Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Experimental Facility enables the collection, assessment and archiving of high-quality perishable data in the aftermath of disasters.
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Nov 08, 2018

Taking steps to keep pedestrians safe

To keep pedestrians safe, STAR Lab researchers are building a new type of communication system that sends safety warnings to both pedestrians and drivers, alerting them of potential conflicts in their oncoming path.
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