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Jubilee drops pink liquid into a small glass, surrounded by several other small containers filled with different colors

Wed, 04/17/2024 | UW Chemical Engineering

Recruiting robots for materials discovery

Chemical engineering researchers are using open-source tools to build modular robots that can run complex experiments.

Jenq Neng Hwang

Mon, 04/15/2024 | UW News

Training AI without enough data

 Jeng-Neng Hwang, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, discusses his team's method to training AI when there are limited datasets.

a group of people walking in a park with cherry blossoms and a fountain

Thu, 04/11/2024 | UW News

US News' Best Graduate Schools

UW's graduate programs in AI, programming language, systems and computer science overall placed in the top ten. Other engineering programs have yet to be announced.

Group of people standing posing for a picture

Tue, 04/09/2024 | UW News

Cross-Pacific AI

The UW joins a landmark $110 million cross-Pacific effort and will partner with Amazon, NVIDIA and the University of Tsukuba, Japan, to advance artificial intelligence.

render of a group of rockets on a station

Fri, 04/05/2024 | UW Aeronautics and Astronautics

Breaking a barrier

Prize-winning algorithm by two engineering PhD students takes less than a second to help a rocket make planetary landing.

The UW C-1 Bio team holding a massive check commemorating their second place prize

Wed, 04/03/2024 | UW Foster Blog

Environmental Innovation Challenge winners

Congrats to the engineering student teams that won prizes at the 2024 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge!

Shaohang Hao stands next to a prototype device to recover patients from multiorgan failure

Mon, 04/01/2024 | UW Medicine

Rescuing patients from multiorgan failure

In a recent study, a prototype device developed by UW Engineering and UW Medicine researchers helped patients recover from multiorgan failure.

a hand in purple gloves holding a circular object with a lens

Thu, 03/28/2024 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ultra-flat optics for thermal imaging

Using a new inverse design framework, a UW research team has demonstrated broadband thermal imaging with meta-optics for a wide range of applications.

a embroidery hoop with a flower and a bee

Tue, 03/26/2024 | UW News

Computational embroidery

UW researchers taught high schoolers to code with cultural research and embroidery machines.

Karen Thomas Brown headshot

Fri, 03/22/2024 | National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)

Honoring inclusive excellence

The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education has honored Associate Dean Karen Thomas-Brown with its 2024 "Rising Star" Inclusive Excellence Award.

Bingzhao Li working with lab equipment. The room is dark and the lab equipment is giving off a purple glow from lasers used in Li's work.

Thu, 03/21/2024 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

Bringing light and sound into computer chips

Bingzhao Li is a postdoctoral research fellow in the UW Laboratory of Photonic Systems, which researches integrated photonic devices, optoelectronic materials and quantum photonics.

model of a human heart

Wed, 03/20/2024 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Harvesting heartbeat energy

Engineering and UW Medicine researchers are creating a pacemaker "sleeve" that can partially recharge a leadless pacemaker.

Collage of three people headshots

Mon, 03/18/2024 | UW CoMotion

The spark of intention

Three academic entrepreneurs share how personal experiences and perspectives guide their work to build better businesses and a better world.

A person's hand is holding a pair of sunglasses against the sky so that the sun shines through one lens while illuminating ocean waves.

Thu, 03/14/2024 | Allen School News

More than skin deep

Allen School and Stanford researchers create a framework for auditing AI image classifiers for detecting melanoma.

Professor Hossain wearing a life jacket on a boat

Tue, 03/12/2024 | UW Civil and Environmental Engineering

Surface water tracking in Bangladesh

Faisal Hossain, professor of civil and environmental engineering, helps lead a NASA satellite mission to aid in Bangladesh's water management.

Merrill Keating in front of a building, posing to camera

Fri, 03/08/2024 | USA Today

USA Today Woman of the Year

Mechanical engineering senior Merrill Keating was named a USA Today Woman of the Year for her advocacy on behalf of women in STEM.

Valerie Daggett headshot

Wed, 03/06/2024 | UW News

Amyloid affinities

Bioengineering Professor Valerie Daggett discusses how a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease could also work for Type 2 diabetes.

a group of people holding a check

Mon, 03/04/2024 | UW Foster School of Business

Health innovation challenge winners

Congrats to the engineering student teams that won prizes at the 2024 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge!

Alvin Graylin

Thu, 02/29/2024 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

Our next reality

Alumnus Alvin Graylin is co-author of a new book that seeks to answer questions about how AI and immersive technologies might reshape our world.

Headshots of this year’s UW fellows: Simon S. Du, Adriana Schulz and Alexandra Velian

Thu, 02/29/2024 | UW News

2024 Sloan Fellows

Simon Du and Adriana Schulz, both assistant professors in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, have been named Sloan Fellows.

Assistant Professor Aniruddh Vashisth stands in a lab environment next to two machines used for automated welding

Tue, 02/27/2024 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Advancing clean manufacturing

Mechanical engineering researchers are developing clean energy projects to improve the manufacturing of composites and electric vehicle batteries.

Two children ride in small toy cars, one of which has an adapted steering wheel to make it accessible for the child to use.

Mon, 02/26/2024 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Wheels in motion

Research shows the importance of accessible environments for children using assistive technologies.

An illustration of a laser beam engraving a microchip in a black box frame, plus an inset showing the photonic chip circuitry

Fri, 02/23/2024

A laser printer for microchips

A UW research team has invented a way to print photonic chips using a speedy, low-cost device the size of a conventional desktop printer.

A robot in front of a shelf. The shelf contains the following items: a pitcher on its side, a bowl in front of a bottle of Soft Scrub, a mug on a plate and a spoon balanced on the plate

Thu, 02/15/2024 | UW News

Robots and clutter

In this Q&A, Associate Professor Ashis Banerjee shares how his team is helping robots learn to identify objects in cluttered spaces.

The temperature sensing earring is shown attached to a person’s ear, touching the earlobe is a gemstone while dangling a few centimeters below is a small circular circuit board.

Tue, 02/13/2024 | UW News

Smart earrings that monitor temperature

UW researchers have introduce the Thermal Earring, a wireless wearable that continuously monitors a user’s earlobe temperature.