Wed, 01/05/2022 | Miami HeraldCollapse reconstructed: Champlain Towers South
The Miami Herald worked with CEE professor Dawn Lehman to analyze building plans and test theories about what went wrong using computer models.
Wed, 12/15/2021 | UW NewsPollution disparities for people of color
CEE researchers uncover how people of color are more likely to be exposed to six major air pollutants, regardless of income level, across the continental United States.
Mon, 12/13/2021New wave of research
With an elevated risk of a tsunami event in the Pacific Northwest, CEE researchers work to understand the chaotic nature of tsunami debris.
Mon, 12/13/2021PacTrans: A driving force in transportation research
Headquartering transportation research and initiatives for the Pacific Northwest, PacTrans reflects on what a $14.35 million USDOT grant has helped make possible.
Mon, 12/13/2021Real-time parking availability? There’s an app for that
Delivery drivers spend a significant amount of time searching for parking. But that may change one day soon, thanks to a real-time parking availability app.
Mon, 12/13/2021Harris Hydraulics Lab remodel
Things are flowing much better in the Civil & Environmental Engineering fluids lab, located in the 100-year-old Harris Hydraulics Laboratory, following a substantial renovation project. The project enhances the student experience through more hands-on workstations and flexible teaching space.
Mon, 12/13/2021Three CEE faculty promoted
Congratulations to the following three UW CEE faculty members who were promoted in September in recognition of their hard work and achievements: Associate Professors Paolo Calvi, Richard Wiebe and Mari Winkler.
Mon, 12/13/2021Remembering Demetrios ‘Dimitri’ Spyridakis
Professor Emeritus Demetrios “Dimitri” Spyridakis dedicated his life’s work to keeping waterways pristine. A longtime CEE faculty member who taught courses in water and soil chemistry and conducted research on water pollution, Spyridakis passed away in October 2021.
Mon, 12/13/2021Satellite system success
Five years ago, when Professor Faisal Hossain helped implement a new satellite-based irrigation advisory system in Pakistan, it was uncharted territory. But that territory now includes three countries and more than 100,000 farmers.
Mon, 11/29/2021Meet ‘Hip Hop M.D.’ Maynard Okereke
CEE alumnus Maynard Okereke has made a name for himself, quite literally. Known as the Hip Hop M.D., Okereke is a science communicator working to make STEM education accessible to underrepresented youth.
Mon, 11/22/2021 | UW NewsStudents build purifiers that can remove virus particles
Air pollution expert Professor Julian Marshall leads his class in building low-cost air purifiers that can remove common pollutants from the air, plus virus particles.
Mon, 11/01/2021 | UW News$2M from NSF to design an ‘adaptable society’
A team led by professor Cynthia Chen has received a nearly $2 million grant from NSF to further research into how urban societal systems can be organized to be both efficient and resilient.
Fri, 10/22/2021UW students designed a rover to inspect culvert conditions to help fish
As part of an industry capstone project, students create a rover that can inspect sewer pipes and culverts for damage that may prevent fish migration.
Mon, 09/27/2021 | UW NewsArsenic makes some Puget Sound fish unsafe to eat
UW CEE and UW Tacoma researchers have found that eating contaminated fish or snails from some South Puget Sound lakes could lead to health risks because of the high arsenic levels.
Fri, 09/17/2021Bart Nijssen receives AGU Union Edward Flinn III Award
For his work to spearhead the development and ongoing improvement of hydrologic models used by researchers around the world, CEE professor Bart Nijssen is the recipient of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Edward Flinn III Award.
Thu, 09/09/2021 | UW NewsResearch, education hub on ‘coastal resiliency’ will focus on earthquakes, coastal erosion and climate change
CEE faculty are involved in an NSF-funded $19 million multi-institution team that will work on increasing resiliency among Pacific Northwest coastal communities.
Thu, 09/09/2021ITE Innovations in Education Award
In recognition of an innovative approach to transportation education, the UW CEE Online Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics program has been honored with the 2021 ITE Transportation Education Council Innovation in Education Award.
Fri, 09/03/2021 | UW NewsRedesigned levees during Hurricane Ida
CEE faculty member Mike Motley explains how the redesigned levee system in New Orleans helped mitigate the impact of Hurricane Ida.
Mon, 08/23/2021Faculty, alumna receive PCI award
Assistant professor Paolo Calvi, professor John Stanton and alumna Otgonchimeg “Audrey” Davaadorj received the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s 2021 Charles C. Zollman Award.
Fri, 08/13/2021 | DesignSafe-CIPredicting tsunami debris flow
CEE researchers are developing a numerical approach to understand and predict the chaotic nature of tsunami debris flow.
Mon, 08/09/2021Pritchard Award winners
Professor Alexander Horner-Devine and alumna Margaret McKeon (Ph.D. ‘20) are the recipients of the Pritchard Award, which recognizes the authors of the best physical oceanography paper published in the journal Estuaries and Coasts in a two-year interval.
Fri, 08/06/2021 | Alumni AssociationAdventure and generosity
Longtime CEE supporters Marilyn and Tom, ’68, Draeger share how they worked together to build a family and construction projects around the world.
Wed, 08/04/2021 | IEEE SpectrumRAPID team deployed to Surfside condo collapse
CEE's RAPID team conducts reconnaissance work at the site of the Miami condo collapse, gathering data to help understand why the structure failed.
Mon, 07/26/2021Faisal Hossain named AMS fellow
In recognition of his work to improve lives around the world by utilizing atmospheric science, CEE professor Faisal Hossain has been selected as a fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
Fri, 07/09/2021‘We need to be patient’ — UW’s Dawn Lehman on the collapse of the Champlain Towers South
Following the Champlain Towers South building collapse, CEE professor Dawn Lehman has been studying photographs, videos, drawings, reports and permits to investigate why the structure failed.