Mon, 10/25/2021Meet Karen Thomas-Brown
The College’s new Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion shares what drew her to the role and offers advice on what we all can do to support DEI efforts.
Wed, 10/20/2021 | UW NewsStudents design a rover to help fish
As part of an industry capstone project, engineering students created a rover to inspect sewer pipes and culverts for damage that may prevent fish migration.
Wed, 10/20/2021 | UW Aeronautics and AstronauticsWA Space Grant moves to A&A
The renowned NASA program's relocation to A&A will help strengthen hands-on student learning.
Wed, 10/20/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringAzadeh Yazdan receives $3.2M grant to investigate ways neurotechnology could induce targeted changes in the brain, leading to better treatments for stroke
UW ECE News Stroke is a killer, and for those who survive, it can have a devastating impact. According to the World Stroke Organization, the disease is a leading cause of death and disability globally, causing an estimated 5.5 million deaths and 116 million years of healthy life to be lost…
Wed, 10/20/2021 | UW NanoEngineering and SciencesSmall Business awards from DARPA and NASA fuel growth of UW spinout Tunoptix
Tunoptix, a Seattle-based optics startup co-founded by UW electrical and computer engineering professors Karl Böhringer and Arka Majumdar, received a $1,500,000 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I award from NASA to advance their meta-optics imaging systems.
Wed, 10/20/2021 | UW NewsThree UW teams awarded NSF Convergence Accelerator grants for misinformation, ocean projects
Three separate University of Washington research teams have been awarded $750,000 each by the National Science Foundation to advance studies in misinformation and the ocean economy.
Wed, 10/20/2021 | HCDE NewsHCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon receives NSF grant to diversify data science through the research and design of ethical games
HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon has received a new grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at diversifying human-centered data science through the research and design of ethical games.
Mon, 10/18/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringBringing quantum computing into the real world
An ECE-led multi-institutional research team is developing a miniaturized optical control engine to increase capacity and speed of quantum computers.
Mon, 10/18/2021Interdisciplinary Engineering Building update
Design for the new building — which will promote a new level of collaboration and hands-on learning — has included an unprecedented number of student voices to focus on access and inclusivity.
Thu, 10/14/2021Piloting toward psychological safety
Pilot Kimberly Perkins is using her doctoral research to prioritize psychological safety within the airline industry.
Tue, 10/12/2021 | UW NewsUW among best in world for computer science and engineering
The UW is among the best universities in the world for the studies of computer science and engineering, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022.
Mon, 10/11/2021 | College of EngineeringTiny structures, big impact
Miqin Zhang is working to improve cancer treatment with nanoparticles made from the same material found in crustacean shells.
Thu, 10/07/2021 | UW NewsShyam Gollakota named 2021 Moore Inventor Fellow
The Allen School professor is being recognized for his work on the Internet of Biological Things and the Internet of Bio-Inspired Things.
Tue, 10/05/2021Engineering excellence for the public good
The College of Engineering's strategic plan focuses on four key areas: creating a healthier and more just world through our work; embracing the power of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); translating innovation into impact; and investing strategically in our future.
Tue, 10/05/2021 | UW ECE NewsRemaking the nation’s electrical grid
ECE’s Brian Johnson will co-lead a new national consortium, funded by a $25M award from the U.S. Department of Energy, to better support renewable energy.
Mon, 10/04/2021 | UW Medicine NewsroomStudy looks at how disease scarring disrupts liver regrowth
New approaches will examine mechanical factors that could be interfering with liver’s usual ability to regenerate itself.
Fri, 10/01/2021Social robot seeks to improve teen mental health
The Population Health-funded Project EMAR has created an innovative social robot that offers resources to support the mental health needs of adolescents.
Wed, 09/29/2021 | UW NewsAccelerated AI algorithms for data-driven discovery
The new NSF-funded A3D3 Institute at the UW will explore ways to harness AI for accelerated discoveries in physics, astronomy and neuroscience.
Mon, 09/27/2021 | UW NewsArsenic makes some Puget Sound fish unsafe to eat
UW CEE and UW Tacoma researchers have found that eating contaminated fish or snails from some South Puget Sound lakes could lead to health risks because of the high arsenic levels.
Fri, 09/24/2021 | UW NewsResearchers receive AAAS Golden Goose Award
UW and UC San Diego researchers honored for their work discovering that someone could hack a car
Tue, 09/21/2021 | Allen School NewsA snapshot of the future
Forget social media memes — searching for cat photos is serious business for members of the Molecular Information Systems Lab.
Fri, 09/17/2021 | UW Mechanical EngineeringA vision for robotics
The UW MACS Lab builds robots and machines that combine vision, intelligence and manipulation to play games, perform tasks and advance robotics research goals.
Tue, 09/14/2021 | UW MedicineKidney prototype earns international prize
The Center for Dialysis Innovation has claimed its third award in the KidneyX competition, which aims to stoke innovation that will reduce the burden of dialysis.
Thu, 09/09/2021 | UW NewsNew NSF center for optoelectronic and quantum technologies
The Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand plans to bring atomic-level precision to devices and technologies and transform fields like information technology.
Tue, 09/07/2021Expanding STEM pathways via materials research
The Molecular Engineering Materials Center is part of a three-year, NSF-funded partnership to build STEM career pathways for underserved Hispanic, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students.