The College of Engineering and your home department host a wide variety of special alumni events throughout the year. These events are unique opportunities to network with fellow Washington engineers. You and your family can hear about the latest research from our distinguished faculty, go behind the scenes with engineering tours and celebrate fellow alumni achievements. Learn more about upcoming events.
- Diamond Awards »
- Nominations in October; Awards dinner in May
The Diamond Awards honor outstanding engineering alumni and friends for their contributions to our community and the world.
- Engineering Lecture Series »
- October - November
The fall lecture series presented in partnership with the UW alumni association, takes research to real world applications featuring our distinguished faculty.
- Engineering Exploration Night »
UW engineering alumni share experience and advice with students in a "speed-dating" format.
- Engineering Calendar »
- Browse our event calendar for college-wide and departmental events.
Past Lecture Series' on UWTV
Launching the Molecular Engineering Revolution
Matt O'Donnell (BioE)
Here Comes the Sun: Engineering New Solar Technologies at the Molecular Scale
Hugh Hillhouse (ChemE) and Christine Luscombe (MSE)
Into the Body: Molecular Systems for Healing
Suzie Pun (BioE) and Patrick Stayton (BioE)
Shrinking the Aerospace Carbon Footprint
Mary Armstrong (’79)
Repowering the Military with Alternative Energy
Tim Vinopal (’91)
Flying Smart with Autonomous Vehicles
Mehran Mesbahi (A&A)
High-Pressure Crisis in the Gulf
James Riley and Alberto Aliseda (ME)
Going for the Green: London 2012
Robert G. Card (’75)
Driven to Distraction
Linda Ng Boyle (ISE and CEE)
The Cyberspace Data Explosion: Boon or Black Hole?
Magdalena Balazinska (CSE) and Tadayoshi Kohno (CSE)
Eye on the Universe: Final Mission to Hubble
Gregory Johnson (’77).
Energy Crisis, Smart Solutions
Carl Imhoff (PNNL) and Shwetak Patel (CSE and EE)
Where Humans and Robots Connect
Yoky Matsuoka (CSE)
Back to Nature for the Next Technology Revolution
Babak Parviz (EE)
Beyond Oil: Powering the Future
Miles P. Drake (Weyerhaeuser) and Dan Schwartz (ChemE)
Rebuilding the Baby Boomer: Replacement Parts for the 21st Century
Buddy Ratner (BioE, ChemE)
Building the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Joe P. Mahoney (CEE) and Steve Hansen (’69)
Building the Future of Commercial Aviation: Boeing's 787 Dreamliner
Al Miller ('71, '77) and Mark Tuttle (ME)