News & Events


Wed, 10/16/2019

There’s a first time for everything, including an award. Assistant professor Jessica Kaminsky is the inaugural recipient of the Engineering Project Organization Society’s Levitt Young Scholar Award. 

Tue, 10/08/2019 | UW Today

UW transportation researchers led by associate professor Don MacKenzie evaluate Seattle's first bike sharing system, Pronto, which failed while dockless bike sharing has been successful.


Mon, 10/07/2019

Professor emeritus David Stensel is the recipient of the Water Environment Federation’s 2019 Camp Applied Research Award in recognition of his work to advance wastewater treatment systems.

Tue, 09/24/2019

The 2019 UW College of Engineering fall lecture series “The Future of Food” features CEE faculty members who will be sharing their expertise on protecting human and environmental health.

Mon, 09/16/2019

Newly recognized as a Fitwel certified building, UW Tower is the first university building in the world to gain the healthy building interior rating thanks to the work of UW CEE researchers.

Mon, 09/16/2019 | UW News

New research led by CEE faculty Don MacKenzie suggests that people would rather drive themselves than have an autonomous vehicle drive them.

Fri, 09/06/2019

Sometimes the smallest things in life inform the big ones. A team of CEE-led researchers has been awarded a $3.3 million DOE grant to investigate how micro scale processes influence global scale climate change.

Thu, 08/29/2019

It’s a fellowship sweep. Out of two graduate fellowships awarded by the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), both recipients are from UW CEE: Andrew Makdisi and Sarah Wichman.

Thu, 08/22/2019 | UW News

CEE graduate student Shashank Bhushan is one of three UW students to receive a prestigious NASA fellowship that funds student research projects in the fields of Earth and planetary sciences and astrophysics.

Wed, 08/14/2019 | UW News
Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering.
Thu, 08/08/2019

With water-related challenges on the rise around the world, there is a splash of good news. The Ivanhoe Foundation Endowed Fellowship will support graduate students who are gearing up to tackle water-related challenges.

Thu, 08/08/2019 | Seattle Times

CEE alumnus Tom Gibbs (BSCE ’54, MSCE ’66) is remembered for "his thoughtful efforts that guided Seattle through crucial stages of its late 20th century evolution into a world-class city."

Fri, 06/28/2019 | USA Today

In light of the recent crisis at the border, CEE assistant professor Jessica Kaminsky urges disaster response teams to help migrant children.

Thu, 06/27/2019

The CEE department officially has more than 300 new alumni. Surrounded by friends and family, graduates were honored at the department's graduation ceremony on June 16. Congratulations to all and best of luck!

Mon, 06/24/2019

Congratulations to CEE faculty members promoted in recognition of their hard work and achievements: Erkan Istanbulluoglu, Donald MacKenzie and Jim Thomson. 

Thu, 06/20/2019

In recognition of being affordable without compromising quality, UW CEE’s online Master of Science in Civil Engineering: Construction Engineering program ranks among the top online master's programs.

Mon, 06/17/2019

CEE professor and former department chair Greg Miller, who is currently vice dean of the College of Engineering, has been appointed interim dean effective July 2019.

Thu, 06/13/2019

Most people know that the Pacific Northwest is overdue for a catastrophic earthquake. But they may not know that CEE faculty are actively working to reduce the consequences.

Mon, 06/10/2019

For three decades, undergraduate adviser Mariko Navin has guided students toward achieving their career-oriented goals. And now, she’s taking an "early retirement" to pursue one of her own.

Fri, 06/07/2019 | College of Engineering

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.

Thu, 05/23/2019

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.

Tue, 05/14/2019

Telling the powerful story about a once-polluted creek that is becoming a flourishing home for spawning salmon, the documentary Engineering with Nature, which features CEE faculty, was selected to premiere at SIFF.

Mon, 05/13/2019

Leveraging the power of personal storytelling with the goal of making careers in the sciences more accessible to today’s youth, professor Faisal Hossain is leading a New Voices storytelling initiative supported by NASEM. 

Sun, 05/12/2019

Nominated in appreciation of their efforts to help students with professional development, two CEE faculty members received inaugural FACET awards: Peter Mackenzie-Helnwein and David Stensel.

Tue, 05/07/2019

To support his research to improve the structural performance of aerostructures, assistant professor Richard Wiebe is the recipient of a 2019 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program Award.