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.
Tue, 09/07/2021 | UW Aeronautics & AstronauticsResearch takes flight
Aeronautics & Astronautics sensing research is aboard the 2021 Boeing ecoDemonstrator, giving students an opportunity to test algorithms and models during flight.
Fri, 09/03/2021 | UW NewsNew Orleans levee protection
CEE’s Michael Motley explains how the redesigned levee system in New Orleans helped mitigate the impact of Hurricane Ida.
Tue, 08/31/2021 | UW Human Centered Design & EngineeringDIY fashion with Novoloom
HCDE students’ brand of ready-to-sew clothing kits empower people to create their own custom clothes.
Thu, 08/26/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringFood for thought
UW researchers find that consuming certain aquatic organisms in arsenic-contaminated urban lakes elevates cancer risk.
Mon, 08/23/2021 | UW NewsBonsai created at Suzzallo Library
Bioengineering postdoc and bonsai artist Le Zhen has transformed Suzzallo’s junipers into a symbol of peace and inclusiveness.
Thu, 08/19/2021 | Allen School NewsA “nanopore-tal” into complex biological systems
UW and Microsoft researchers develop “nanopore-tal” enabling cells to talk to computers.
Mon, 08/16/2021Developing a new CO2 bioconversion process
What if we could take harmful CO2 emissions and turn them into a cheaper, more efficient and sustainable means of chemical production? A UW team is working on just that.
Mon, 08/16/2021Leading an innovation partnership
Longstanding partners, the UW College of Engineering and School of Medicine have created a position to expand health innovation. Meet Tueng Shen, the first to serve in this new role.
Tue, 08/10/2021Congrats to Husky Robotics
The UW Husky Robotics team finished as the top U.S. team in the 2021 Virtual University Rover Challenge.
Thu, 08/05/2021 | UW Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringUsing light to accelerate AI
ECE researchers are developing a computer chip using laser light to accelerate the computing speed and efficiency of AI and machine learning applications while reducing energy consumption.
Wed, 08/04/2021Technology for kids’ health
HCDE and School of Medicine researchers are co-designing a technology intervention to support the health and development of children.
Mon, 08/02/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringClearing the air
The impacts of air pollution on communities living near airports are no longer up in the air, thanks to breakthrough research by CEE professor Tim Larson.
Thu, 07/29/2021 | UW NewsUW to lead new NSF institute
The UW-led AI Institute for Dynamic Systems will focus on fundamental AI and machine learning theory, algorithms and applications for real-time learning and control of complex dynamic systems.