CEE Associate Professor Faisal Hossain's hydropower research is featured in the May 2016 edition of the ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine. In the article, Hossain discusses the missed potential for hydropower, which he says is the result of keeping water at reservoirs at lower levels than needed during times of overestimated flooding.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.