UW researchers are developing devices to answer some of the trickiest questions about marine energy’s environmental effects. A detection system that captures important data about interactions between marine life and marine energy converters — but only when marine life is present — is the key to drastically reducing the amount of low-value data collected.
July 26, 2017 - ME
July 19, 2017 - ChemE
The research team behind Membrion seeks to reshape the renewable energy market with the technology that keeps beef jerky fresh and new shoes from molding.
June 28, 2017 - CEE
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 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