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Historical connections

Digging deep

We look back at the UW College of Mines, which set the stage for the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and was a forerunner to the College of Engineering.

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News and events

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Engineering education

Capstone collaborations

UW Engineering’s Industry Capstone Program pairs students with companies, nonprofits and government organizations to tackle real-world engineering challenges.

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#1 source of UW startups (over half)
120 years of engineering innovation
962 awards in 2019-2020
26.5% female faculty members #1 among the top 50 engineering schools
20 NAE Members
$125M in externally funded research