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Seattle U Civil Engineering Students Continue Their Winning Ways

CLT Block Home with Exterior Envelope
Written by Dean Forbes
June 24, 2021

A student project to use leftover cross laminated timber to build houses for the homeless earned one of eight $10,000 awards from the 2021 NCEES Engineering Awards in June.

The winning project, “Home for the Homeless using cross-laminated timber waste stream,” was sponsored by nonprofit organization The Block Project.

Since the inception of the NCEES Engineering Education Awards program in 2009, Seattle U Engineering departments have won 20 awards—18 for Civil and Environmental Engineering and two for Electrical Engineering.

Seattle University’s senior design program has been in place since 1988, well before the inception of the NCEES Engineering Awards program.

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