HCDE Professor Beth Kolko (first row, right) is on a mission to create human-centered technology solutions to improve the lives of people around the globe, where most companies won't.
A new building for nanoengineering research
A low-vibration site adjacent to the existing MolES Building will be home to a new building for nanoengineering research, teaching, and instrumentation. More »
Brain spyware ahead?
Technology that collects brainwave information is advancing rapidly, including in the gaming world. EE professor Howard Chizeck and colleagues hope to head off new threats to privacy. Listen to NPR story »
From molecules to miles
The Clean Energy Institute aims to revolutionize our energy system at every scale. Learn about CEI's push for advances in solar, storage, and grid technologies in Trend.
Fusion breakthroughs: unlimited energy, the end of hard drives
UW A&A researchers say their plasma generator could put us 20 years from fusion-powered space travel and 1 year from the next generation smartphone. Watch BBC Horizons video »
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