The new NEHRI grant funded Post-Disaster Rapid Response Research Facility builds on associate professor Joe Wartman’s post-disaster data collection expertise, including leading a team of NSF-sponsored researchers to collect data following the 2014 Oso landslide, the deadliest in the history of the United States.
November 29, 2016 - CEE
November 2, 2016 - ME
An alumnus who aligned his passions for diving and oceanography with mechanical engineering, Glenn Piper, '80, spoke with ME about the value of hands-on learning.
October 13, 2016 - CoE
From the Ability & Innovation Lab to the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, the College of Engineering is innovating novel devices to help people of all abilities live out their dreams.
October 12, 2016 - BioE
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.
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.