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Spring 2024 Edition

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Car connected to charging station

Driven to advance vehicle electrification

UW engineering research, together with initiatives underway throughout the state, positions Washington to be a leader in electric vehicle technologies.

Mary Lidstrom wearing lab coat smiling and speaking to student in lab setting

A mission to mitigate methane

Former UW Vice Provost for Research Mary Lidstrom, who has appointments in chemical engineering and microbiology, is working to reduce methane emissions.

Engineering student talking to other students at fair

Lessons in leadership

The Emerging Leaders in Engineering program empowers undergraduates with advanced leadership skills to help shape the future of engineering.

Nancy Allbritton elected to NAE

The dean of the College of Engineering and professor of bioengineering was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in February.

Cross-Pacific AI consortium

To advance artificial intelligence, the UW joins a landmark $110 million partnership with Amazon, NVIDIA and the University of Tsukuba, Japan.

UPWARDS for the Future

The UW leads an international group in semiconductor research and workforce development, funded by $60 million.

Powering progress

Collaborations between the UW and organizations large and small fuel the expansion of the engineering workforce, propel discoveries forward and drive innovation into impact.

Rediscovering Discovery Days

The College’s signature outreach event relaunched in May to share the excitement of engineering with more than 7,400 elementary and middle school students.

2024 Diamond Awards

The College of Engineering honors alumni and friends for their outstanding achievements and contributions in a variety of areas, from diversity and inclusion to translating innovation into impact. 


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