Fri, 09/30/2022 | UW NewsImproving hurricane forecasts
Wave-monitoring sensors developed at the UW have been deployed off the Florida coast. Data collected from them will be used to improve hurricane forecasts.
Wed, 09/28/2022 | College of EngineeringSuzie Pun named Director of the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute
The Washington Research Professor of Bioengineering will serve as the Director of the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute beginning in July 2023.
Mon, 09/26/2022A pathway to engineering
One of the College’s Pathways for Inclusive Excellence, the Engineering Dean’s Scholars Program is making it possible for more Washington students to become engineers.
Fri, 09/23/2022 | UW NewsDestroying 'forever chemicals'
UW researchers have created a reactor that can completely break down hard-to-destroy "forever chemicals," a class of molecules that are ever-present in our daily lives and can lead to health effects.
Wed, 09/21/2022 | UW NewsUsing smartphones to measure blood oxygen levels
UW and UC San Diego researchers have shown that smartphones are capable of detecting blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70% — the lowest value that pulse oximeters should be able to measure.
Mon, 09/19/2022 | UW Chemical EngineeringRetooling microbes to upcycle CO2
An interdisciplinary, UW-led team of synthetic biologists will embark on a 5-year, $15 million project to engineer microbial genomes that transform CO2 into high-value chemicals.
Wed, 09/14/2022 | UW College of Arts & SciencesAt the intersection of STEM and feminism
With a double major in computer science and gender, women and sexuality studies, Simona Liao is lifting women in STEM in the U.S. and China.
Mon, 09/12/2022 | UW NanoESNew framework for next-gen materials
UW researchers have reported the development and characterization of a new method to synthesize large volumes of high-quality metal organic frameworks (MOFs) quickly, cheaply and sustainably.
Thu, 09/08/2022 | WE-REACHA paradigm shift in medical tape
Inspired by his young son, ME Research Professor Eric Seibel set out to develop a medical tape that sticks strongly when applied to the skin and becomes “unsticky” when removed.
Tue, 09/06/2022 | Allen School NewsUnderwater messaging app
Allen School researchers bring first underwater messaging app to smartphones.
Tue, 09/06/2022 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringThe power of pedaling
Engineering graduate student Dan McCabe is working to improve bicycle-powered emergency food response.
Thu, 09/01/2022 | Allen School NewsSocial media narratives and emotions
Allen School researchers' analysis of #BlackLivesMatter social media content points to the power of positive positivity in online activism and large-scale social movements.
Mon, 08/29/2022 | UW Industrial & Systems EngineeringIndustry capstone advances innovation
An Industrial & Systems Engineering capstone project developed in partnership with Snohomish County, WA, will provide the county with an estimated $70,000 savings annually.
Thu, 08/25/2022 | UW BioengineeringGlobal collaboration
Remote study during the pandemic led to a creative approach to learning for four bioengineering undergraduates, who partnered with five students in Taiwan on exosomes research.
Mon, 08/22/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringPowering wearable electronics
UW researchers have developed a stretchable thermoelectric device that converts body heat to electricity to power wearable electronics.
Fri, 08/19/2022 | UW NewsLunar rover challenge
The UW hosts NASA's Artemis Student Challenge, in which student teams turn model lunar lava tubes into habitats suitable for housing on the moon or Mars.
Mon, 08/15/2022UW + Amazon Science Hub awards
Six UW Engineering professors will advance AI and robotics research as part of Science Hub's inaugural set of research awards.
Thu, 08/11/2022 | UW Civil and Environmental EngineeringAligning career with life purpose
Judy Khalamwa wanted to both further her career and make her work more meaningful. To get started, she enrolled in CEE’s online Master of Science in Construction Engineering program.
Mon, 08/08/2022 | Allen School NewsDesigning beyond the default
Allen School researchers receive NSF award to address privacy and security needs of marginalized and vulnerable populations.
Thu, 08/04/2022 | UW NewsInvestment in engineering education
The UW will break ground this fall on a new, $90 million Interdisciplinary Engineering Building, thanks in part to a $10 million donation from The Boeing Co. Once complete, the state-of-the-art building will be a leading example of a student-focused learning facility backed by both public and private investments.
Thu, 08/04/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringMeet Corey Clay
ME’s new Diversity Equity & Inclusion Officer shares the experiences that led him to DEI work and efforts underway to increase representation in the department.
Wed, 08/03/2022 | UW BioengineeringFirst successful auto-adjusting prosthetic socket
UW researchers have developed the first adaptive socket, giving people with limb amputation a new level of freedom.
Mon, 08/01/2022 | UW Aeronautics and AstronauticsFusion energy is getting its moment
Fusion energy is taking off thanks to advancements from UW labs and spinoff companies.
Fri, 07/29/2022 | UW News3D printed gripper
A UW team has created a tool that can design a 3D-printable passive gripper and calculate the best path to pick up an object, making it possible for assembly-line robots to pick up almost anything.
Tue, 07/26/2022Bart Nijssen to serve as chair of Civil & Environmental Engineering
The Allan & Inger Osberg Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering will begin his appointment on Sept. 1.