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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Women of Distinction Awards presented

The awards honored six female members of the WSU community for their professional accomplishments and contributions to the university.

Study of fast-changing Greenland earns NSF grant

A new $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant will allow WSU researchers to study the snow and atmospheric conditions in Greenland with the aim of providing better forecasts of future sea level rise.

2022 Showcase award winners announced

The Office of the Provost has announced the names of faculty and staff to receive this year’s top honors for scholarship, teaching, service, and community engagement.

Wen named ASCE fellow

Haifang Wen, associate professor and Director of Washington Center for Asphalt Technology in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineering.

Kangaroo rat research aims to prepare for future extremes

A new grant is enabling one WSU engineer to explore whether techniques used by kangaroo rats to make highly durable burrows from little more than sand could be used by humans to build structures for a harsher climate.

Students win environmental challenge competition

Civil and environmental engineering students recently took the top prize in the 2021 Pacific Northwest Air & Wastewater Management Association Environmental Challenge for their creative solutions to climate change.