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Washington Engineer is a quarterly email newsletter with a message from the dean and a roundup of research highlights, campus news, events, and media stories featuring our faculty and students.

April 2019

In the April 2019 Washington Engineer:

  • Dean's Message - The dean touches on government and industry partnerships, inspiring College of Engineering faculty and the opening of the new Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering.
  • Better DNA Storage - With a ‘hello,’ Microsoft and UW demonstrate first automated system to store and retrieve data in manufactured DNA.
  • Northwest Quantum Nexus - UW, PNNL and Microsoft coalition to bring about a quantum research revolution.
  • Pollution Inequity - Black and Hispanic Americans bear a disproportionate burden from air pollution.
  • Patel Wins ACM Prize in Computing - Shwetak Patel is recognized for contributions to sensing systems in sustainability and health.
  • Transfusion: Yes or No? - This microfluidic device measures platelet health in 2 minutes — and could help ER doctors decide if transfusion is neeeded.
  • It’s all in the twist - Xiaodong Xu and team have found that stacking 2D materials at angles creates a unique platform to study quantum optical physics.

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Issue index

2019
February

2018
January, May, August, September - Special: New Faculty, November

2017
May, July, September - Special: New Faculty, October, November

2016
February, May, July, September - Special: New Faculty, October, November - Special: Student Projects

2015
January, May, June (special), July, September (special), November

2014
January, April, July, September (special), October

2013
January, February (special), April, August, September (special), October

2012
January, April, August, September (special), October