Fri, 03/05/2021UW Center for an Informed Public co-authors report on mis- and disinformation surrounding the 2020 U.S. election
The Election Integrity Partnership, a nonpartisan coalition of research institutions, including the University of Washington, that identified, tracked and responded to voting-related mis- and disinformation during the 2020 U.S. elections, released its final report.
Fri, 03/05/2021Engineering students win big
Engineering teams placed second, third, and won special prizes in the 2021 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge.
Mon, 02/22/2021Professor Karen Thomas-Brown named new Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
"In this position, Karen will lead the college’s ongoing efforts to become an accessible, welcoming, and inclusive community."
Fri, 02/19/2021 | UW News‘Small moon’ shapes allow DNA devices to attach precisely
A team of engineers has developed a technique that allows the precise placement of molecules formed from folded DNA in not only a specific location but also in a specific orientation.
Fri, 02/19/2021 | UW Graduate SchoolHow Colleen O'Connor is helping kids love science
The bioengineering doctoral student is supporting a more diverse field of STEM learners through community outreach.
Fri, 02/19/2021 | UW NewsVice Provost for Research Mary Lidstrom stepping down after 15 years
Dr. Mary Lidstrom, professor of chemical engineering and of microbiology, will step down on Aug. 31 as the UW’s Vice Provost for Research.
Thu, 02/18/2021 | Department of Aeronautics & AstronauticsNew law of physics finds a sweet spot for aircraft efficiency
Newly discovered law of physics provides the blueprint to boost aircraft efficiency.
Fri, 02/12/2021 | Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringLooking ahead to give back
UW alumna Booga Gilbertson has established the “You Rock” Endowed Scholarship in Electrical & Computer Engineering. The fund will help support undergraduate students, especially those from rural communities or who have lacked educational opportunities in STEM or computer science.
Wed, 02/10/2021 | UW News1,000 inspiring Black scientists
A list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists published by Cell Mentor in December 2020 includes CEE Assistant Professor Jessica Ray, ChemE Associate Professor James Carothers and ME Acting Assistant Professor Ayokunle Olanrewaju.
Wed, 02/10/2021 | National Academy of EngineeringMari Ostendorf elected to NAE
ECE professor Mari Ostendorf has been elected to the 2021 National Academy of Engineering.
Mon, 02/08/2021Engineering that tugs at the heartstrings
UW researchers engineer miniature beating heart tissues that allow them to study a range of topics in human health.
Thu, 02/04/2021 | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering‘Audeo’ teaches artificial intelligence to play the piano
A University of Washington team created Audeo, a system that can generate music using only visual cues of someone playing the piano.
Tue, 02/02/2021 | UW MedicineFighting racial inequity by funding Black scientists
A network of U.S. biomedical engineering researchers calls to end funding discrimination against Black scientists.
Mon, 02/01/2021 | Department of BioengineeringNew sensors quickly spot coronavirus proteins, antibodies
Researchers have created a new way to detect the proteins that make up the COVID-19 virus, and the antibodies against it.
Mon, 02/01/2021 | UW Graduate SchoolHow two design graduate students launched Uplift Locally to support Black-owned restaurants
A HCDE and a HCI+D graduate student created Uplift Locally, a website that shares Black-owned businesses through an interactive map.
Fri, 01/29/2021 | Department of Aeronautics & AstronauticsUndergraduate coral research wins national recognition
A summer program in oceanography paved the way for Isaiah Cuadras to apply his interest in fluid dynamics to ocean ecosystems.
Wed, 01/27/2021 | UW News$11.45 million federal grant will develop transit, mobility tech for underserved groups
Two UW centers, together with public and private partners, are collaborating on the Transportation Data Equity Initiative.
Tue, 01/26/2021 | UW Population HealthExamining student mental health
Funded by the Population Health Initiative, a new project studies student well-being and promotes equitable access to mental health resources.
Mon, 01/25/2021 | Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringA new kind of lens for tiny cameras
A UW ECE research team is developing a new type of lens that could help improve optical components anywhere there is a need for a tiny camera in a small space.
Tue, 01/19/2021 | UW NewsResearchers use lasers and molecular tethers to create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering
A technique developed by College of Engineering researchers might help create the tissue engineering platforms of the future.
Tue, 01/12/2021 | UW NewsNew treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm function
Using physical therapy combined with a noninvasive method of stimulating nerve cells in the spinal cord, electrical and computer engineering researchers helped six Seattle area participants regain some hand and arm mobility.
Thu, 01/07/2021 | Department of Electrical & Computing EngineeringAccelerating AI computing to the speed of light
A research team led by ECE associate professor Mo Li has come up with a system that could contribute toward speeding up AI while reducing associated energy and environmental costs.
Thu, 01/07/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringDetecting COVID-19 in wastewater
CEE researchers work to introduce a new testing method that can identify neighborhood outbreaks.
Mon, 12/07/2020 | Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & EngineeringAllen School and ECE students create virtual summer coding program for kids
Allen School senior Elizabeth Lin and her twin sister Christin, an electrical and computer engineering senior, have developed a free online coding program for kids.
Mon, 12/07/2020 | UW NewsThe Smellicopter is an obstacle-avoiding drone that uses a live moth antenna to seek out smells
A team led by the UW has developed Smellicopter: an autonomous drone that uses a live antenna from a moth to navigate toward smells.