Washington Engineer e-news
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.
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.