Tue, 01/25/2022 | UW NewsUW researchers develop Harmony COVID-19 test
The new low-cost, rapid test can detect COVID-19 virus’s genome without need for PCR, providing results in less than 20 minutes.
Thu, 01/20/2022 | UW BioengineeringPrecision-engineered vascular grafts for healing
A new study by UW researchers presents the first biomaterial designed for vascular grafts with tuned mechanical properties and a precision-engineered porous structure optimized for healing.
Tue, 01/18/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringOn a path to health innovation
ME grad student Shayla Payne shares the path that has led her toward a career in engineering for human health.
Fri, 01/14/2022 | UW MagazineThe machine runs amok
Twisted facts, fake news and social media spoofs can turn society upside down. One UW team is working to help us through the infodemic.
Tue, 01/11/2022 | UW Civil and Environmental EngineeringSatellite system success
When UW researchers helped implement a new satellite-based irrigation advisory system in Pakistan five years ago, it was uncharted territory. Today it’s being used in three countries and by more than 100,000 farmers.
Thu, 01/06/2022 | UW Human Centered Design & EngineeringACM distinguished members
HCDE Professors Cecilia Aragon and Sean Munson have been named Distinguished Members of the Association for Computing Machinery for their scientific contributions to computing.
Wed, 01/05/2022 | NanoESA miniaturized cardiovascular imaging device
UW researchers are developing a dramatically smaller endoscope to image previously inaccessible areas of the heart and brain.
Mon, 01/03/2022 | Allen School NewsCreating data visualizations for better public understanding
Allen School Ph.D. student and data journalist Matthew Conlen develops interactive visualizations that help people understand what’s happening in the world.
Tue, 12/28/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringA new wave of research
With an elevated risk of a tsunami event in the Pacific Northwest, civil and environmental engineering researchers work to understand the tumultuous nature of tsunami debris.
Thu, 12/23/2021 | BioE NewsImaging captures deep layers of collagen in 3D
The new non-invasive method developed by UW researchers may help detect heart attacks, monitor healing after bypass procedure and improve image-guided plastic surgery.
Mon, 12/20/2021 | Allen School NewsAccessMap app available now
The Taskar Center for Accessible Technology has launched the first mobile version of its pedestrian trip planning tool AccessMap for Android and iOS.
Thu, 12/16/2021Spotlight: Shawn Swanson pursues medical innovations through social entrepreneurship
Shawn Swanson, a Mechanical Engineering alum, Engineering Innovation in Health all-star, MedsForAll founder and Population Health Social Entrepreneurship Fellow - is profiled by the UW Population Health Initiative.
Thu, 12/16/2021 | Allen School NewsTechnology leaders create endowed professorship fund in honor of Allen School professor and tech community champion Ed Lazowska
Last year, a group of technology leaders who have worked alongside Lazowska to boost the UW and greater Seattle as innovation hotspots came together to recognize his outsized impact.
Thu, 12/16/2021 | UW NewsPollution disparities for people of color
CEE researchers uncover how people of color are more likely to be exposed to six major air pollutants than white people, regardless of income level, across the continental United States.
Tue, 12/14/2021 | UW NewsHighly cited researchers
Congrats to the UW Engineering faculty and affiliated researchers who have been named on Clarivate’s 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list.
Mon, 12/13/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringHarris Hydraulics Lab remodel
Things are flowing much better in fluids labs located in the 100-year-old Harris Hydraulics Laboratory, following a substantial renovation project resulting in more hands-on workstations and flexible teaching space.
Fri, 12/10/2021 | UW News3D improves prostate cancer diagnosis
A new, non-destructive method that images entire 3D biopsies could improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer aggressiveness.
Mon, 12/06/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringSalt grain-sized camera
Princeton and UW researchers shrink a camera sensor to just half a millimeter wide — the size of a coarse grain of salt.
Mon, 12/06/2021Fostering an informed society
When the Center for an Informed Public launched in December 2019, no one knew what lay ahead. Director Kate Starbird reflects on the center’s first two years and where it’s headed next.
Thu, 12/02/2021 | UW Graduate SchoolAccessible designs
A car accident changed how Allen School PhD student Ather Sharif thought about accessibility. Now, he's changing others' minds, too.
Wed, 12/01/2021 | UW Institute for Nano-Engineered SystemsA force for reproducible science
The UW’s Biofabrication Center (BIOFAB) partners with Agilent Technologies in pursuit of automated, reproducible research.
Mon, 11/29/2021 | UW NewsBuilding purifiers that remove virus particles
Air pollution expert Julian Marshall teaches his class to build air purifiers that can remove common air pollutants, plus virus particles.
Mon, 11/22/2021 | UW MedicineDetecting and reversing opioid overdose
A UW research team has developed a wearable injector prototype that can safely administer naloxone, a potential antidote if administered quickly.
Thu, 11/18/2021 | UW NewsChatbots for health
A UW-led team developed a chatbot that could ask emergency department visitors about social needs, including housing, food, access to medical care and physical safety.
Mon, 11/15/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringHighly cited research
What causes a research publication to become highly cited and stand the test of time? ECE faculty shed light on this intriguing question.