Congratulations to CEE, 2018 Recipient of Another Two NCEES Engineering Awards for Connecting Professional Practice and Education

The 2018 project winners were (#14) Ross Dam Intake Access Bridge Repair, sponsored by Seattle City Light and (#15) Culvert Replacement to Provide Fish Passage, sponsored by Snohomish County Public Works.

Pictured below from left to right are CEE Faculty Project Advisor Joshua Pugh, CEE Senior Design Project Coordinator Nimmy Gnanapragasam, and CEE Faculty Project Advisor Mark Siegenthaler.

Our CEE department has now been awarded 27% of the 56 awards given since 2009!

You can read more about this prestigious award and profiles of the winning submissions at


CEE 2018-2019 Bannan Scholarship Recipients

The Bannan scholarship program honors Thomas J. Bannan, a leader in manufacturing, commerce, engineering and applied sciences, and a man with a deep commitment to Seattle University. A student must be an undergraduate junior or senior to be eligible for a Bannan scholarship, with a full-time major in the College of Science and Engineering. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and have a demonstrated commitment to serving both the university and the greater community.

Our CEE 2018-2019 Thomas J. Bannan Scholars are pictured below from left to right Jorge Lara Alvarado*, Emily Graham, and Ariella Dean, all hard at work as usual in the Student Lounge. *Deontes a two-time recipient.


SU CEE Again Hosts Order of the Engineer Ceremony for 2018 Inductees

CEE Faculty Member Nimmy Gnanapragasam has promoted the Order of the Engineer induction ceremony for the past 17 years and has officiated it at SU for the past 8 years to graduating engineering seniors. The Order of the Engineer is an association for graduate and professional engineers in the United States that emphasizes pride and responsibility in the engineering profession.

Pictured below are the 2018 CEE inductees along with a group photo including ME, ECE, and also former CEE graduates to facilitate ceremony.