A new type of sustainable wood has numerous benefits: it is fire-resistant, stronger than conventional timber and reduces atmospheric carbon. Another benefit, which CEE researchers are exploring, is earthquake resiliency.
UW CEE graduate programs are not only good- they're equally good! Both the civil engineering and environmental engineering programs received #17 rankings by U.S. News & World Report for the best graduate programs in 2019.
UW CEE researchers have designed a new concrete-filled steel tube (CFST) frame system, which offers increased strength and provides an alternative, innovative approach to accelerated bridge construction.
Seismologist Lucy Jones presents "Life Safety In The City: When There Is More To Life Than Not Being Crushed" on March 19. Jones has been called the “Beyoncé of earthquakes" and the "Meryl Streep of government service.”
A team of researchers led by CEE assistant professor David Shean plans to build a digital glacier time machine in order to better understand regional climate change, water resources and natural hazards.
Two CEE students are redefining the meaning of “women’s work.” Amy Moore and Sidney Hutchison are helping to usher in the next generation of females in the heavy civil construction field, which is largely dominated by men.
Associate professor Bart Nijssen and research scientist and graduate student Oriana Chegwidden received the 2017 Administrator’s Excellence Awards-Exceptional Public Service to BPA Award.
Getting packages in the hands of online shoppers while alleviating traffic congestion is the goal of a team of UW CEE researchers who are addressing the complicated last leg of urban deliveries called "The Final 50 Feet."
Professor Anne Goodchild was honored by The Transportation Club of Seattle for her contributions to the transportation field.
Professor Marc Eberhard has received the PSEC 2018 Academic Engineer of the Year Award in recognition of his dedication to students and his innovative earthquake engineering research.
As part of a new India Study Abroad Program, 17 students are learning about and working on solutions to various grand challenges such as water scarcity, food insecurity, clean energy, pressures of urban growth and more.
More employers means even more connections were made at the 12th annual UW CEE Career Fair on January 18. The career fair was the largest yet, with a 48% increase in industry participation.
CEE graduate Behyad Ben Tarassoli (BSCE '11) is the founder of Propella, a Seattle startup that sells electric bikes.
During his 40-year career, professor Charles Roeder conducted research that translated into practical solutions for professional engineers in the field.
CEE welcomes incoming faculty member David Shean, who joins the department as an assistant professor starting winter quarter.
While helping to stop alarming Puget Sound salmon die-offs, UW Tacoma researchers are introducing middle-schoolers to the excitement of field research.
Founded by CEE emeritus professor Mark Benjamin and alumnus Nathan Cai, MicroHAOPS is developing technology to significantly increase the rate at which water purification processes produce clean drinking water.
In the aftermath of the Central Mexico earthquake, a team of researchers including professor Pedro Arduino and Jake Dafni travel to Mexico to gather perishable data.
Ph.D. student Molly Grear is one of two UW students named to Forbes magazine’s list of the top 30 people under the age of 30 who are working on energy initiatives with the goal of creating a more sustainable future.
To solve water-related problems more efficiently through enhanced sharing of data and models, a team of researchers including Christina Bandaragoda and Bart Nijssen have received a $4 million NSF grant.
To better protect communities during tsunamis, a faculty team comprised of Dawn Lehman, Michael Motley, Charles Roeder and Pedro Arduino have received a $1 million NSF grant to develop a new structural system.
To improve flood and landslide prediction, a research team led by CEE faculty Erkan Istanbulluoglu and Alexander Horner-Devine has received a four-year $1.7 million NSF PREEVENTS grant.
To create smart cities that consider the overall health of residents, a team of researchers including professor Julian Marshall has received an NSF grant.
In light of recent earthquakes, CEE faculty Marc Eberhard and Jeffrey Berman urge Seattle residents to make older buildings safer.