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Wed, 01/04/2023 | UW Mechanical Engineering

An empowering education

Ph.D. student Malia Steward shares her journey to researching renewable energy and how she’s working to improve solar cell efficiency.

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Tue, 01/03/2023

Accelerating a quantum future

Learn how College of Engineering and College of Arts & Sciences researchers are helping to establish the UW as a global leader of the coming quantum age.

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Wed, 12/28/2022 | UW Aeronautics and Astronautics

Design Build Fly charts a new course

The student organization has transformed itself into a team that is creating capacity to build winning planes in the years to come.

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Tue, 12/27/2022 | UW Magazine

EcoCAR competition highlights UW’s ingenuity and compassion

A group of UW students, including ME students, built a car that made it to the finals of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge last spring.

Group photo of the five Winston siblings wearing business attire and name tags on lanyards around their necks, standing side-by-side in front of a metal railing with buildings of various styles of stone, metal and glass in downtown Pittsburgh in the background.

Tue, 12/27/2022 | Allen School News

Family matters

For the Winston siblings, the intersection of software engineering and neuroscience research is relatively inspiring at the UW.

Maggie Ramirez holding a diploma

Thu, 12/22/2022 | UW School of Public Health

Engineering and public health equity

Alumna Maggie Ramirez, '09, shares how industrial and systems engineering inspired her journey to become an assistant professor in the UW's School of Public Health.

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Tue, 12/20/2022 | UW Human Centered Design & Engineering

Improving trust in COVID vaccines

UW researchers are working with the public to design research summaries that improve awareness and trust in COVID vaccine safety research.

Yinhai Wang and Margo Hill

Thu, 12/15/2022 | UW Civil and Environmental Engineering

Northwestern Tribal Transportation Center

A new center will be headquartered in CEE to support tribal communities in the Pacific Northwest with a variety of technical transportation needs.

Yejin Choi

Tue, 12/13/2022 | UW Magazine

Genius at work

The MacArthur Foundation honors Allen School Professor Yejin Choi, who teaches human language to computers.

Three people in a lab looking at a computer

Mon, 12/12/2022

Preparing tomorrow’s clean energy leaders

A multi-disciplinary course is training students across the scales of clean energy — from materials and devices to storage and power grid integration.

Raymond Haug

Fri, 12/09/2022 | UW Mechanical Engineering

STEM opportunities in prison settings

ME undergrad Raymond Haug shares his experiences with STEM outreach for people impacted by incarceration.

Stylized image of the human brain

Wed, 12/07/2022 | UW News

Alzheimer's advancements

According to a recent study, a new blood test developed by UW researchers can detect a ‘toxic’ protein years before Alzheimer’s symptoms emerge.

I-5 leading into Downtown Seattle at night

Thu, 12/01/2022 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering

Bridging the gap

A new study predicts less damage than previously expected to bridges in Western Washington following a M9 earthquake.

Purple water fountain with UW building in the background

Tue, 11/29/2022 | UW News

Highly cited researchers

Congrats to the UW Engineering faculty and researchers who've been named to Clarivate's Highly Cited Researchers list for 2022.

Three UW students and Jeopardy's co-hosts

Wed, 11/23/2022 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Engineering undergrad competes on 'College Bowl'

Mechanical engineering student Shruthika Kandukuri shares her recent experiences on the television game show.

A screenshot of a virtual tour of a house. The scene is in a living room and there is a bar over the picture that says "click to explore this 3D space"

Tue, 11/22/2022 | UW News

Privacy and 3D real estate tours

Allen School researchers find privacy risks with 3D tours on real estate websites.

Prostate biopsy 3D dataset

Thu, 11/17/2022 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Accelerating 3D imaging

Researchers in the Molecular Biophotonics Laboratory are scaling up cancer research and microscopy technologies to include collaborations with other universities.

Rachel Lin portrait

Tue, 11/15/2022 | Allen School News

Making "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.

CSSAS logo

Thu, 11/10/2022 | UW Chemical Engineering

Introducing 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.

Two male employees working on the Zap Energy nuclear reactor prototype

Tue, 11/08/2022 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

Bringing 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.

A butterfly resting on a white flower

Mon, 11/07/2022

Healthy 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.

Two rendering illustrations of a small movement tracking device

Thu, 11/03/2022 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Advancing sensor technology

Mechanical engineering researchers are developing sensors that recognize body and eye movement, which could improve people’s ability to interact with technology.

A child sits in a chair and a person sits next to them. The person is holding a probe to the child's ear. The probe is connected to a smartphone on the person's lap.

Tue, 11/01/2022 | UW News

Making hearing screening accessible

A UW-led research team has created a new hearing screening system that uses a smartphone and earbuds.

Maggie Ramirez holding a diploma

Mon, 10/31/2022 | UW School of Public Health

How engineering inspired Maggie Ramirez to research public health equity

Spotlight on Maggie Ramirez, William L. Dowling Endowed Professor in Health Administration

Joan Sanders, a UW professor of bioengineering, holds a prototype auto-adjusting prosthesis that her team developed.

Fri, 10/28/2022 | UW News

The 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.