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Spring 2023 Edition

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Why quantum matters

Dean Nancy Allbritton and Professors Kai-Mei Fu and Charles Marcus share their thoughts on the potential of quantum research and why it’s so important now.

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Research from the heart

When it comes to cardiac systems research, a bioengineering professor wants to play his cards right.

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Capstone collaborations

The College’s Industry Capstone Program pairs students with companies, nonprofits and government organizations to tackle real-world engineering challenges.

The College of Engineering named national leader in inclusive excellence

The College of Engineering has been recognized as a leader in inclusive excellence by the American Society for Engineering Education.

Di Xiao named chair of Materials Science & Engineering

The professor — who holds joint appointments in materials science and engineering, physics and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory — began his new role in March.

Research with a splash of color

The phrase “a splash of color” took on a very literal meaning for a research team that is using environmentally safe pink dye to investigate the movement of water where a river flows into the ocean.

Rethinking disability and advancing access

UW CREATE collaborates toward a world with fewer problems and more solutions for people of all abilities.

A new form of wireless communication

A UW research team invents a new form of wireless communication.

2023 College of Engineering Diamond Awards

Alumni Steve Chisholm, Dwayne Dunaway, Alain Adjorlolo and Anne Dinning were celebrated this spring for their achievements and contributions.


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