Wed, 11/23/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringEngineering undergrad competes on 'College Bowl'
Mechanical engineering student Shruthika Kandukuri shares her recent experiences on the television game show.
Tue, 11/22/2022 | UW NewsPrivacy and 3D real estate tours
Allen School researchers find privacy risks with 3D tours on real estate websites.
Thu, 11/17/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringAccelerating 3D imaging
Researchers in the Molecular Biophotonics Laboratory are scaling up cancer research and microscopy technologies to include collaborations with other universities.
Tue, 11/15/2022 | Allen School NewsMaking "magical concepts" real
Allen School Professor Huijia (Rachel) Lin has been named one of Science News’ 10 Scientists to Watch for her exploration of “magical concepts” in cryptography – seeming paradoxes that turn out to be possible.
Thu, 11/10/2022 | UW Chemical EngineeringIntroducing CSSAS 2.0
The Center for the Science of Synthesis Across Scales (CSSAS), which focuses on bio-inspired materials synthesis, enters new phase of research.
Tue, 11/08/2022 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringBringing fusion power to the grid
Originating from UW research, Zap Energy is on its way to making sustainable energy from nuclear fusion a practical reality.
Mon, 11/07/2022Healthy people, healthy planet
Learn how the UW Engineering community is transforming research into actions that improve and save lives across the country — and around the world.
Thu, 11/03/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringAdvancing sensor technology
Mechanical engineering researchers are developing sensors that recognize body and eye movement, which could improve people’s ability to interact with technology.
Tue, 11/01/2022 | UW NewsMaking hearing screening accessible
A UW-led research team has created a new hearing screening system that uses a smartphone and earbuds.
Mon, 10/31/2022 | UW School of Public HealthHow engineering inspired Maggie Ramirez to research public health equity
Spotlight on Maggie Ramirez, William L. Dowling Endowed Professor in Health Administration
Fri, 10/28/2022 | UW NewsThe perfect fit for a prosthetic leg
BioE Professor Joan Sanders' team is creating a new type of prosthetic leg: one that automatically adjusts its fit throughout the day.
Wed, 10/26/2022 | UW NewsA new approach to eliminate air pollution disparities
After comparing three strategies for reducing air pollution disparities across the U.S., researchers have found that a community-specific approach is most effective.
Fri, 10/21/2022Marco Salviato named as Director of the Advanced Composites Center
The associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics will also serve as Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials in Transport Aircraft Structures.
Tue, 10/18/2022 | UW NewsReal-time accessibility info for rail transit
Allen School researchers have developed UnlockedMaps, a web-based map that allows users to see in real time how accessible rail transit stations are in six metro areas.
Fri, 10/14/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringSupporting mobility in cerebral palsy
Graduate student Alyssa Spomer is exploring how a robotic exoskeleton paired with real-time feedback can enhance rehabilitation therapy for children with cerebral palsy.
Wed, 10/12/2022 | UW NewsYejin Choi wins MacArthur Foundation ‘genius grant’
The Allen School professor uses natural language processing to develop AI systems that have the ability to reason and can understand the implied meanings in human language.
Fri, 10/07/2022 | UW ECE NewsA 'lighthouse' for engineering talent
ECE alumna Laila Abudahi created a social impact startup in the Middle East that provides job opportunities for young engineers.
Tue, 10/04/2022 | UW NewsAccelerating neuroscience research
The UW has joined the Alliance for Therapies in Neuroscience, an industry-academia research partnership focused on the fight against brain diseases and central nervous system disorders.
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.