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Laura N Lowes
CEE 500
Seattle Campus

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminars

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

CEE 500, Spring 2009

Course Details

CEE 500 is scheduled to meet Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m., in More 234. Typical the class will meet on Tuesdays; however, it may be necessary to have some Thursday meetings towards the end of the quarter.

Course Description

The class is intended to provide an opportunity for students to learn about new developments in structural engineering. As such, students will give a 20 minute presentation on their on-going research activities or work with another student to review the results of recent research activities by others and give a 30 minute presentation of these activities. Towards the end of the quarter, student presentations will be supplemented by presentations by practicing engineers and visiting researchers.

Course Requirements

A passing grade requires making a presentation to the class and missing no more than one scheduled class session.

Course Schedule

By Tuesday, 7 April 2009, please send me an e-mail (lowes@u.washington.edu) with the name of your partner, if you are planning to work with someone else.

Two weeks in advance of your talk, please e-mail me an abstract for your talk.

If you are giving a presentation on a new topic, please discuss your proposed topic with me well in advance of your talk.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Laura N Lowes
Date: 03/31/2009