Imagine needing life-saving surgery but not having access to anesthesia. Sadly, this is an everyday reality for many individuals in low-resource settings. To overcome this challenge, engineering students are working to create an affordable, portable anesthesia delivery device that can help make surgeries possible and reduce unnecessary deaths.
October 12, 2016 - BioE
August 29, 2016 - EE
Electrical engineering doctoral students Charles Delahunt and Mayoore Jaiswal are applying their skills in computer vision and machine learning to the fight against malaria, a disease that affects over 200 million people each year and is one of the most severe public health problems globally.
August 26, 2016 - CSE, CEE
For researchers in the UW’s UbiComp Lab, a smartphone offers much more than access to email, Facebook and Pokémon Go: It has the power to detect disease and, ultimately, save lives.
August 24, 2016 - CoE
Imagine traveling from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under 30 minutes at transonic speed. Sound unreal? A team of UW students known as UWashington Hyperloop has been working hard to actualize this process. This winter, they will head to SpaceX headquarters to test their progress.
August 1, 2016 - CEE
Alumnus Marc Edwards named one of the world’s most influential people by Time Magazine for uncovering Flint lead poisoning.
July 25, 2016 - ISE
When Mike Francis graduated from the UW in 2006 with a degree in industrial and systems engineering, he embarked on two seemingly unrelated paths: one, as an industrial engineer with The Boeing Company, and the other as a home brewing hobbyist.