Sun, 05/01/2016STAR Lab Collision Avoidance Research Featured on KIRO 7
Ph.D. student Ruimin Ke, from the STAR Lab, was featured on KIRO 7 for his work on a collision avoidance project. Pilot technology was installed on 38 buses in the Seattle area, which displays a warning to bus drivers when cars, pedestrians and cyclists get dangerously close.
Sun, 05/01/2016Don MacKenzie’s Driverless Car Research Featured in The New York Times
An expert on the anticipated environmental impact of self-driving cars, Assistant Professor Don MacKenzie's research was featured in The New York Times and more than 500 other news outlets.
Fri, 04/01/2016Welcome & Congratulations to Barbara Ivanov!
CEE is pleased to welcome Barbara Ivanov as the Chief Operating Officer of the new Supply Chain and Transportation Logistics Center at the University of Washington!
Tue, 03/01/2016New Biodegradable Plastic Wins Environmental Innovation Challenge
The $15,000 grand-prize winning team, which includes CEE student Xinyao Ding, impressed judges at the Environmental Innovation Challenge with a new type of biodegradable plastic.
Mon, 02/01/2016Driverless cars could increase reliance on roads
Driverless vehicles could intensify car use — reducing or even eliminating promised energy savings and environmental benefits, a new study co-authored by a University of Washington engineer finds.
Mon, 02/01/2016NASA data used to track groundwater in Pakistan
The vast farmlands of Pakistan — a country with an economy based on agriculture — rely on one of the largest continuous irrigation systems in the world. Farmers were once able to depend solely on rivers and man-made canals fed by glaciers and rain.
Fri, 01/01/2016What motivates people to walk and bike? It varies by income
Lower- and middle-income King C ounty residents who live in denser neighborhoods with stores, libraries and othe r destinations within easy reach are more likely to walk or bike, according to n ew University of Washington research.
Fri, 01/01/2016Bluetooth and Wi-Fi sensing from mobile devices may help improve bus service
On any given bus ride, a good share of passengers are reading, texting or rocking out to music on their phones or tablets. In the future, those mobile devices may add more value to our transit commutes than simply filling time.