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Environmental Innovation Challenge Practicum

2016 Environmental Innovation Practicum
Recommended for juniors, seniors and grad students.

The entrepreneurship class, ENTRE 443/543 Environmental Innovation Practicum, focuses on developing innovative solutions to real-world environmental problems and creating new business opportunities. Themes include water, energy, green building, and transportation. Offered in fall 2016 in preparation for the 2017 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge.



Health Innovation Challenge Practicum

2016 Health Innovation Challenge Practicum

The entrepreneurship class, ENTRE 490/579 Health Innovation Practicum, teaches the mechanics of taking a promising healthcare solution from inception to commercialization. Topics revolve around biodesign processes and the health innovation pipeline. Offered in fall 2016 in preparation for the 2017 Health Innovation Challenge.



Academics & Advising

Pre-engineering students can meet with any adviser in Student Academic Services for help with:

  • Exploring academic interests
  • Developing plans for your major
  • Understanding and completing requirements
  • Avoiding or overcoming administrative problems
  • Developing a sense of purpose in your undergraduate education
Appointments with Advisers
Monday — Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To make an appointment, call (206) 543-1770 or email engradv@uw.edu.
Be sure to include your name, student number, phone number, times you are available, and the reason for your appointment.
Drop-in Advising
Tuesday — Friday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
No drop-in hours during summer quarter or school breaks.
Group Advising
The session dates and times are to be announced
Groups meet in Loew Hall 014
Registration for group sessions will open soon.

Meet other pre-engineering students and learn from each other’s questions and experiences at one of our group advising sessions! Group advising sessions are held periodically throughout the year and are a great opportunity to discuss topics with an adviser while also connecting with your peers.

Learn more about UW Engineering

Engineering Departments and Degrees »
Discover the myriad of undergrad and graduate engineering programs you can pursue.
Course Schedule Planning »
Learn which pre-engineering prerequisites you must complete before applying to an Engineering department program.
Academic Success »
Know the expectations for engineering students and the support that's available, including study centers and academic support programs.

Engineering student computer lab

composite image of rooms and computer workstations in Wilcox 73

For pre-engineering students (but open to all engineering majors), the lab has 36 workstations in the main room, plus 3 small rooms for groups of 4 students to work collaboratively around one computer with a 46" monitor.

Location: Wilcox Hall, room 73
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday
Available for classes to reserve between 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday through Friday
To reserve: help@engr.washington.edu

Discover Engineering: Introductory Seminars

Several courses and seminars are available each year that allow students to find out more about engineering and about specific majors within the College of Engineering. Many of these options are one or two credits and are seminars which do not require homework or exams, so they can easily be taken in addition to a regular full-time course load.

Course ID Credits Course/Seminar name Quarter
GENST 197F 1 Freshman Seminar (various topics) aut win spr
AA 496 1 Aeronautics & Astronautics Undergraduate Seminar win
BIOEN 299 1 Intro to Bioengineering aut spr
BSE 150 1 Bioresource Science & Engineering Seminar aut
CEE 100 1 Twenty-first Century Civil and Environmental Engineering win
HCDE 498 3 Intro to Human Centered Design & Engineering aut
MSE 298 1 Intro to Modern Materials aut spr

Department Adviser Directory

Department Adviser Directory

When mailing information to the individuals listed below, for all departments, the rest of the mailing address is:

University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195-_ _ _ _ (use last four digits of campus box number)

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William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Undergraduate

Stanley Choi,
Academic Adviser, Undergraduate Programs
211C Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400
(206) 616-1115
stanchoi@aa.washington.edu

Graduate

Ed Connery,
Director of Student Services
211B Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400
206-543-6725
econnery@aa.washington.edu

Leah Panganiban,
Academic Adviser, Graduate Programs
211C Guggenheim Hall, Box 352400
206-685-7250
lpanga@aa.washington.edu

Bioengineering

Undergraduate

Kelli Jayn Nichols,
Director of Academic Services
(206) 685-2022
knichols@uw.edu

Holly Williams,
Academic Counselor, Undergraduate Programs
(206) 616-2423
hollyw92@uw.edu

bioeng@uw.edu
3720 15th Ave. NE
Box 355061
Seattle, WA 98195-5061

Graduate

Peggy Sharp,
Academic Counselor, Graduate Programs
3720 15th Ave. NE, Box 355061
Seattle, WA 98195-5061
(206) 685-3494
peggys55@uw.edu

Chemical Engineering

Undergraduate

Dave Drischell,
Academic Counselor - Lead
105 Benson Hall, Box 351750
(206) 543-2252
advising@cheme.washington.edu

Graduate

Allison Sherrill,
Adviser, Graduate Programs
259 Benson, Box 351750
(206) 685-9785
sherra@uw.edu

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate

Mariko Navin,
Undergraduate Program Adviser
201G More Hall
(206) 543-5092
mnavin@uw.edu

Brian Kinnear,
Undergraduate Program Adviser
201 More Hall
(206) 221-2181
kinnear@uw.edu

Graduate

Lorna Latal,
Graduate Program Adviser
201F More Hall
(206) 543-2574
ceginfo@uw.edu

Jennifer Ross,
Graduate Program Adviser
201J More Hall
(206) 616-1891
ceginfo@uw.edu

Online Graduate programs

Dayna Cole,
Online Graduate Program Adviser,
Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics
(206) 685-2312
103 Wilson Ceramics Lab
dmcole@uw.edu

Megan Reardon, Adviser,
Sustainable Transportation and Construction Engineering
(206) 221-6407
121 More Hall
mreardon@uw.edu

Computer Science & Engineering

Undergraduate

Crystal Eney, Director of Student Services
Jenifer Pesicka, Undergraduate Adviser
Raven Avery Alexander, Undergraduate Adviser
Maggie Ryan, Undergraduate Adviser
AC101 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 543-1695
ugrad-advisor@cs.washington.edu

Graduate

Elise DeGoede Dorough, Adviser
AC132 Allen Center, Box 352350
(206) 685-1369
elised@cs.washington.edu

Professional Master's

Dave Rispoli,
Professional Master's Programs adviser,
(206) 543-5848
rispoli@cs.uw.edu

Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate

Stephanie Swanson
Stephen Graham,
AE 100L Allen Center, Box 352500
(206) 543-2142
undergrad@ee.washington.edu

Graduate

Brenda Larson,
Graduate Advising Coordinator
AE142 Allen Center, Box 352500
(206) 616-1351
brenda@ee.washington.edu

Bryan Crockett,
Director of Student Services,
AE140, Box 352500
(206) 221-7913
bryantc@uw.edu

Professional Master's

Erin Olnon,
Professional Master's Program,
CSE 224, Box 352500
(206) 616-4909
pmp@ee.washington.edu

Human Centered Design & Engineering

Undergraduate

Alex Llapitan
428B Sieg Hall, Box 352315
(206) 221-6230
alex310@uw.edu

Graduate & Certificate

Patricia Reilly
428C Sieg Hall, Box 352315
(206) 543-1798
preilly@uw.edu

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Jennifer Tsai
G7 ME Building, Box 352650
(206) 543-5041
ieadvise@u.washington.edu

Interdisciplinary Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Daniel Feetham
301 Loew Hall, Box 352180
(206) 543-1770
engradv@engr.washington.edu

Materials Science & Engineering

Undergraduate

Sandra Maddox
302A Roberts Hall, Box 352120
(206) 616-6581
sbmaddox@uw.edu

Graduate

Karen Wetterhahn
302B Roberts Hall, Box 352120
(206) 543-2740
karenlw@u.washington.edu

Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate

Margo Segimoto
143 ME Building, Box 352600
(206) 685-0908
ME Undergraduate Advising

Graduate

Wanwisa Kisalang
143C ME Building, Box 352600
(206) 543-7963
ME Graduate Advising

Bioresource Science and Engineering

Undergraduate and Graduate

Michelle Trudeau, Director of Student & Academic Services
David Campbell, Graduate Counseling Services Coordinator
Lisa Nordlund, Undergraduate Counseling Services Coordinator
116 Anderson Hall, Box 352100
phone: (206) 543-3077
sefsadv@uw.edu