The United States Department of Energy has awarded an expected $10.75 million, four-year grant to the University of Washington, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and other partner institutions for a new interdisciplinary research center to define the enigmatic rules that govern how molecular-scale building blocks assemble into ordered structures — and give rise to complex hierarchical materials.
UW News sat down with University of Washington assistant professor of human-centered design and engineering Daniela Rosner to learn more about what it means to uncover the hidden figures in the history of technology design.
Daniel Schwartz received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation this week.
Student entrepreneurs dazzled at the 2018 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by the UW Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship. Teams of UW Engineering students won top honors.
- A team of BioE Ph.D. students and recent graduates won first place ($15,000) for A-Alpha Bio, a technology that helps fully characterize drug candidates in the pre-clinical stage.
- Second place ($10,000) was awarded for OLA Simple, a point-of-care technology platform for genetic disorders and conditions developed by a team of BioE and EE graduate students.
- A team of ME and EE graduate students won third place ($5,000) for ACBI, technology that makes continuous bladder irrigation treatment faster, less expensive, and safer.