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DTC Envelope

Introducing Direct to College admission for 2018 freshman class

Direct to College admission improves the student educational experiences by assuring incoming freshmen admitted into the College of Engineering that they will be able to pursue an engineering degree at the UW.

Paul Allen

Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering established

A $50M endowment has established the Paul. G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and will propel the UW to the forefront of computer science education and innovation for generations to come.

David Coven

Paying it forward: David Coven on generosity in engineering

Mechanical engineering senior David Coven, leader of UW Hyperloop and Scholarship Junkies, discusses his choice to study engineering and how he practices compassion and generosity everyday on campus.

Access Map

New route-finding map lets Seattle pedestrians avoid accessibility barriers

AccessMap provides customized directions for Seattle pedestrians and wheelchair users looking to avoid hills, construction sites and other accessibility barriers.

Poster at bus stop

Singing posters and talking shirts: UW engineers turn everyday objects into FM radio stations

A new technique pioneered by UW engineers enables “singing” posters and “smart” clothing to send audio or data directly to your car’s radio or your smartphone by piggybacking on ambient FM radio signals.

Clean tech workers in lab

New clean energy facility accelerates testing of cleantech innovations and launching of companies

The UW Clean Energy Institute created the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds to increase the rate at which breakthrough science and engineering discoveries turn into market-adopted clean energy technologies.

STARS students

College of Engineering’s STARS program wins $2.2M to improve access for low-income students

The STARS program, which offers engineering students from disadvantaged backgrounds extra academic support, has received a $2.2 million grant that is expected to increase the number of students the program can serve.

Diamond Awards

2017 Diamond Award honorees announced

Please join the College of Engineering as we honor six alumni and friends with 2017 Diamond Awards for their outstanding professional and community achievements.