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Tue, 08/28/2018

To empower India’s struggling farmers with irrigation information, UW CEE researchers are developing an irrigation advisory system to provide precise information regarding how much and when to water crops.

Mon, 07/16/2018

To devise innovative solutions for transporting fresh seafood from Norway to Asia within 36 hours, UW and Norwegian students worked together during the first annual Seafood Industry Transportation Challenge.

Tue, 06/26/2018

It takes a village to save a village. A floating village, that is. An interdisciplinary team of researchers including CEE assistant professor Rebecca Neumann is working to improve an impoverished floating community in the Amazon.

Fri, 06/15/2018

A new India study abroad program empowers students to tackle grand challenges. The Grand Challenges Impact Lab (GCIL): India launched in winter 2018, enabling 17 students to problem-solve big issues facing humanity.

Mon, 02/05/2018

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.

Tue, 11/28/2017

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.

Thu, 09/21/2017

For the first time, a robotic surfboard called a Wave Glider gathered data in hazardous waters near Antarctica. Led by associate professor Jim Thomson, the project aims to gather data that can be used to assess the Earth's climate.

Thu, 06/15/2017

From clean water to electricity, Engineers Without Borders student team is working to meet basic needs in a small village in Nicaragua, where 18 homes are not connected to the primary water system due to lack of water pressure.

Sun, 01/01/2017

Five CEE faculty members have received Global Innovation Fund Awards, which provide seed funding for faculty research proposals that enhance the UW’s global engagement and reach. Congratulations to faculty members Amy Kim, Faisal Hossain, Heidi Gough, Tim Larson and Julian Marshall!