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Valerie Daggett headshot

Wed, 03/06/2024 | UW News

Amyloid affinities

Bioengineering Professor Valerie Daggett discusses how a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease could also work for Type 2 diabetes.

a group of people holding a check

Mon, 03/04/2024 | UW Foster School of Business

Health innovation challenge winners

Congrats to the engineering student teams that won prizes at the 2024 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge!

Alvin Graylin

Thu, 02/29/2024 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

Our next reality

Alumnus Alvin Graylin is co-author of a new book that seeks to answer questions about how AI and immersive technologies might reshape our world.

Headshots of this year’s UW fellows: Simon S. Du, Adriana Schulz and Alexandra Velian

Thu, 02/29/2024 | UW News

2024 Sloan Fellows

Simon Du and Adriana Schulz, both assistant professors in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, have been named Sloan Fellows.

Assistant Professor Aniruddh Vashisth stands in a lab environment next to two machines used for automated welding

Tue, 02/27/2024 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Advancing clean manufacturing

Mechanical engineering researchers are developing clean energy projects to improve the manufacturing of composites and electric vehicle batteries.

Two children ride in small toy cars, one of which has an adapted steering wheel to make it accessible for the child to use.

Mon, 02/26/2024 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Wheels in motion

Research shows the importance of accessible environments for children using assistive technologies.

An illustration of a laser beam engraving a microchip in a black box frame, plus an inset showing the photonic chip circuitry

Fri, 02/23/2024

A laser printer for microchips

A UW research team has invented a way to print photonic chips using a speedy, low-cost device the size of a conventional desktop printer.

A robot in front of a shelf. The shelf contains the following items: a pitcher on its side, a bowl in front of a bottle of Soft Scrub, a mug on a plate and a spoon balanced on the plate

Thu, 02/15/2024 | UW News

Robots and clutter

In this Q&A, Associate Professor Ashis Banerjee shares how his team is helping robots learn to identify objects in cluttered spaces.

The temperature sensing earring is shown attached to a person’s ear, touching the earlobe is a gemstone while dangling a few centimeters below is a small circular circuit board.

Tue, 02/13/2024 | UW News

Smart earrings that monitor temperature

UW researchers introduce the Thermal Earring, a wireless wearable that continuously monitors a user’s earlobe temperature.

Microbial cells imaged via NanoSIMS, showing nitrogen uptake: red for ammonia preference, blue for urea, against a scale for isotope intensity.

Mon, 02/12/2024 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering

Unraveling a nitrogen cycle mystery

Research about ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms reshapes our perspective on their physiology and ecological niche.

Two microscopy images next to each other. Each image has a black background with green denoting the cell. In the left image, there is green everywhere in the cell and in the right image there is green in blobs throughout the cell

Thu, 02/08/2024 | UW News

Hydrogels inside and out

Using computers to design proteins allows UW researchers to make tunable hydrogels that can form both inside and outside of cells.

Two students stand on either side of a canoe and fasten foam insulation to the sides

Thu, 02/08/2024

Making a big splash

Members of the UW Concrete Canoe Team gain hands-on experience designing and constructing a canoe almost entirely out of concrete.

Nancy Allbritton

Tue, 02/06/2024 | National Academy of Engineering

Nancy Allbritton elected to the NAE

The Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering and professor of bioengineering has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Election to the Academy is one of the highest honors given to an engineer. 

A person wearing safety glasses looking at electronic equipment

Tue, 02/06/2024 | UW Clean Energy Institute

Clean energy graduate certificate

Launched this year, the Clean Energy Institute's new graduate certificate in clean energy is open to all UW grad students.

A group of people around a table working on a project together

Thu, 02/01/2024 | UW Mechanical Engineering

A healthy collaboration

Engineering students and faculty partner with UW Medicine to create devices that can treat multi-organ failure and improve catheter safety.

Mo Malakoutian smiling at the camera

Tue, 01/30/2024 | UW Civil and Environmental Engineering

Expanding impact

Affiliate instructor and alumnus Mo Malakoutian on how he's applied his engineering background to public service and local government.

Ed Habtour and Lauren Kuehne headshots.

Thu, 01/25/2024 | UW Aeronautics and Astronautics

An inclusive workshop

Aeronautics & Astronautics finds success with a model adapted from Aquatic & Fishery Sciences that strengthens fellowship applications and fosters community.

closeup of cabbage in soil

Tue, 01/23/2024 | UW Human Centered Design & Engineering

Reimagining smart agriculture

UW engineers and computer scientists receive an NSF grant to reimagine smart agriculture with black diasporic farming communities.

Laurelhurst with a conceptual overlaid network

Tue, 01/23/2024 | UW Industrial Systems and Engineering

Building community resilience

Industrial and systems engineering chair Cynthia Chen will lead an interdisciplinary NSF-funded effort to transform disaster response.

Close up of a smart phone on top of a book with the ChatGPT app opened on the screen

Thu, 01/18/2024 | UW News

ChatGPT and other language models

UW researchers answer common questions about language models like ChatGPT.

Two men working on a motherboard covered with circuits

Wed, 01/17/2024 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

A new chip for wireless communication

A UW research team has designed a computer chip that can send and receive large amounts of data at high speeds while minimizing signal distortion.

Suzie Pun headshot

Thu, 01/11/2024 | UW Molecular Engineering & Science Institute

Q&A with MolES director Suzie Pun

The bioengineering professor became Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute (MolES)'s director last summer.

The cover of a ColorMePHD coloring book

Tue, 01/09/2024 | UW News

Cells, microscopes and scientists

A chemical engineering professor’s coloring book makes science accessible.

Closeup of a microchip

Mon, 01/08/2024

Chips, science and engineering

Dean Nancy Allbritton on what the CHIPS and Science Act means for the College of Engineering, the UW and the state of Washington.

3D Brain Microvessels

Thu, 01/04/2024 | UW Bioengineering

Unraveling the mysteries of malaria

UW bioengineering researchers conduct a breakthrough study in 3D brain microvessel models.