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Seattle University engineering projects win two national NCEES Awards

Two Seattle University senior design projects have been selected for 2012 NCEES awards ($7500 each). The projects competed against 30 submittals nationally this year! Check out the full 2012 NCEES awards news release. Click on project titles for project descriptions.

- Design of Ethiopia orphanage and community center (CEE 11.1)

- Historic dam and guard rail (CEE 11.2)

The Project Center

The year-long senior design project through the SU Project Center strengthened the critical thinking skills I developed in classes to solve a real world problem. Constructing real-world deliverables helped to enhance my communications skills which are critical when pursuing a career in engineering.

- Chris Stoll, Civil and Environmental Engineering alumni, class of ‘08