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The Trend in

Spring 2021 Edition

Trend Archive

Researchers in the middle of burnt forest collecting data

A burning need

RAPID researchers work to understand and mitigate post-wildfire landslide hazards.

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Alzheimer’s research gets a boost

UW startup AltPep advances technology for the early detection and treatment of Alzheimer’s and other amyloid diseases.

Composite portrait of Os Keyes

Gender, power and tech

Ph.D. candidate Os Keyes unpacks how and where bias occurs in artificial intelligence. Spoiler: it’s everywhere.

Mari Ostendorf elected to NAE

Membership to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is recognized as one of the highest professional distinctions in engineering.

Karen Thomas-Brown named Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

She will lead the College’s efforts to become a more accessible, welcoming and inclusive community.

Interdisciplinary Engineering Building (IEB) news

Plans for the College’s newest building, the IEB, are underway. The UW has selected a contractor, Hensel Phelps, as well as a project architect, KieranTimberlake.

Engineering equity

The ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change celebrates 20 years of supporting women faculty and developing leaders in STEM fields at the UW.

Paris’s Law celebrates 60 years

First published in The Trend, former UW Engineering professor Paul C. Paris’s ideas revolutionized airplane design and gave way to the field of fracture mechanics.

Strategic plan 2021-2026

Learn about the College's inclusive and wide-ranging effort to articulate a bold, transformative and achievable vision for the future of engineering.


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