From clean water to electricity, Engineers Without Borders student team is working to meet basic needs in a small village in Nicaragua, where 18 homes are not connected to the primary water system due to lack of water pressure.
June 28, 2017 - CEE
June 26, 2017 - ME
The Engineering Innovation in Health (EIH) program is transforming education in health technology design and entrepreneurship by providing a framework for engineering students and faculty to partner with clinicians and develop affordable solutions to today’s pressing health needs. Highlighted are five projects that originated through EIH and are still building momentum.
May 30, 2017 - BioE, ISE, HCDE, Inter
The STARS program is designed to increase the number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds who graduate with engineering degrees. STARS students participate in a “redshirt” year their first year and typically spend five years at the UW; however, three students from the first cohort have completed the program and their engineering degrees in just four years.
May 15, 2017 - ME, Inter
March 28, 2017 - A&A
Aeronautics & Astronautics alumna Ansley Barnard, BS ’12, is one of six volunteers living in an isolated dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa on Hawaii’s Big Island, where the geology mimics that of Mars. She’s participating in a NASA-funded Mars simulation mission, known as the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation project (HI-SEAS).
March 15, 2017 - MSE
Materials Science & Engineering alum Dan Sedlacek (MSMSE ’14) combined his love of nature with his engineering studies to create Uphill Designs, a Seattle adventure goods company. Grounded in the belief that adventure is at the root of living fully, Uphill Designs builds product and community for the modern adventurer.