Thu, 12/16/2021Spotlight: Shawn Swanson pursues medical innovations through social entrepreneurship
Shawn Swanson, a Mechanical Engineering alum, Engineering Innovation in Health all-star, MedsForAll founder and Population Health Social Entrepreneurship Fellow - is profiled by the UW Population Health Initiative.
Thu, 12/16/2021 | Allen School NewsTechnology leaders create endowed professorship fund in honor of Allen School professor and tech community champion Ed Lazowska
Last year, a group of technology leaders who have worked alongside Lazowska to boost the UW and greater Seattle as innovation hotspots came together to recognize his outsized impact.
Thu, 12/16/2021 | UW NewsPollution disparities for people of color
CEE researchers uncover how people of color are more likely to be exposed to six major air pollutants than white people, regardless of income level, across the continental United States.
Tue, 12/14/2021 | UW NewsHighly cited researchers
Congrats to the UW Engineering faculty and affiliated researchers who have been named on Clarivate’s 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list.
Mon, 12/13/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringHarris Hydraulics Lab remodel
Things are flowing much better in fluids labs located in the 100-year-old Harris Hydraulics Laboratory, following a substantial renovation project resulting in more hands-on workstations and flexible teaching space.
Fri, 12/10/2021 | UW News3D improves prostate cancer diagnosis
A new, non-destructive method that images entire 3D biopsies could improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer aggressiveness.
Mon, 12/06/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringSalt grain-sized camera
Princeton and UW researchers shrink a camera sensor to just half a millimeter wide — the size of a coarse grain of salt.
Mon, 12/06/2021 | College of EngineeringFostering an informed society
When the Center for an Informed Public launched in December 2019, no one knew what lay ahead. Director Kate Starbird reflects on the center’s first two years and where it’s headed next.
Thu, 12/02/2021 | UW Graduate SchoolAccessible designs
A car accident changed how Allen School PhD student Ather Sharif thought about accessibility. Now, he's changing others' minds, too.
Wed, 12/01/2021 | UW Institute for Nano-Engineered SystemsA force for reproducible science
The UW’s Biofabrication Center (BIOFAB) partners with Agilent Technologies in pursuit of automated, reproducible research.
Mon, 11/29/2021 | UW NewsBuilding purifiers that remove virus particles
Air pollution expert Julian Marshall teaches his class to build air purifiers that can remove common air pollutants, plus virus particles.
Mon, 11/22/2021 | UW MedicineDetecting and reversing opioid overdose
A UW research team has developed a wearable injector prototype that can safely administer naloxone, a potential antidote if administered quickly.
Thu, 11/18/2021 | UW NewsChatbots for health
A UW-led team developed a chatbot that could ask emergency department visitors about social needs, including housing, food, access to medical care and physical safety.
Mon, 11/15/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringHighly cited research
What causes a research publication to become highly cited and stand the test of time? ECE faculty shed light on this intriguing question.
Mon, 11/15/2021Promoting equity in engineering
Three alumni reflect on the impact that the College of Engineering’s PEERs program has had on their work as engineers and computer scientists.
Tue, 11/09/2021 | UW NewsPolitical ads and the election
UW researchers find that political ads during the 2020 presidential election cycle collected personal information and spread misleading information.
Fri, 11/05/2021 | Clean Energy InstituteElevating battery standards for the skies
Founded by MSE doctoral student Robert Masse, Astrolabe Analytics wins a small business innovation research grant from the U.S. Air Force to accelerate battery innovation for electric aviation.
Tue, 11/02/2021 | UW Medicine NewsroomPrincess Imoukhuede announced as chair of Bioengineering
The incoming Hunter and Dorothy Simpson Endowed Chair and Professor of the Department of Bioengineering will join the UW in January from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis.
Mon, 11/01/2021 | UW NewsDesigning an ‘adaptable society’
A UW-led team has received NSF funding to further research into how urban societal systems can be organized to be both efficient and resilient.
Wed, 10/27/2021 | UW Mechanical EngineeringPutting the ‘AI’ in airplanes
Machine learning presents tremendous opportunities to improve how we build airplanes. ME Assistant Professor Krithika Manohar is just getting started.
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.