From capstone, to startup, to the skies
What started out as a ChemE capstone project is now a startup continued by one of the original team members. PolyDrop's paint additive dissipates electrostatic charge on airplanes.
Environmental Innovation Challenge funding
Got a head start on your environmental innovation project for 2015? You can apply for prototype funding now through December 14. Team registration begins January 22. More »
A ‘redshirt season’ for future engineers
In an idea borrowed from college athletics, the UW boosts promising engineering students — many of them women and minorities — with an extra year of academic work. (Seattle Times)
Using white noise to revolutionize energy use, healthcare, devices
Shwetak Patel has garnered attention, awards, and gushing praise by asking "what if" and "what should be."
Aging software to help find missing kids
Of the many applications for her software that accurately ages facial photos up to 80 years old, Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman is most excited about helping find missing kids.
Ten departments leading in engineering discovery, innovation, education, and engagement.