Tue, 09/26/2023 | UW NewsYejin Choi named to TIME100 AI list
The Allen School professor is one of two UW professors on the list, which highlights individuals who are advancing conversations about how AI is reshaping the world.
Fri, 09/22/2023 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringEmerging wireless technologies
Akshay Gadre, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is developing long-range wireless networks for earth, space and underwater.
Tue, 09/19/2023 | UW NewsUsing origami to shapeshift mid-air
Developed by UW researchers, small battery-free robots can change how they move through the air by “snapping” into a folded position during their descent.
Thu, 09/14/2023 | UW NewsPredicting snowpack
Fall snow levels can predict a season’s total snowpack in some western states, giving scientists a better idea of how much water will be available later in the year.
Wed, 09/13/2023 | UW Chemical EngineeringIlluminating new depths of biomedical treatments
By using colored light, UW researchers can now manipulate biomaterials deeper inside native tissue than ever before.
Tue, 09/12/2023 | UW BioengineeringResearchers are developing an implantable device that could prevent pregnancy and HIV for two years
Researchers at the University of Washington and Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute are collaborating to develop a new type of product called multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs).
Mon, 09/11/2023 | UW MagazineHappiness is just "One Bus Away"
Two UW graduate students—one in computer science and one in civil engineering—seeking a better transit experience invented an app that is used by millions across the U.S.
Mon, 09/11/2023From camp to college
Bringing STEM education to a rural community helps youth get college-ready.
Fri, 09/08/2023 | UW MedicineUW Medicine Inventor of the Year
Congrats to Ruikang Wang, professor of bioengineering and ophthalmology, on being named the 2023 UW Medicine Inventor of the Year.
Wed, 09/06/2023 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringBuilding bridges
State Bridge Design Engineer and UW Engineering alumna Amy Leland oversees 3,000+ bridges across the state. She's also the first woman to hold the position.
Fri, 09/01/2023 | UW Mechanical EngineeringHuman-inspired robotic perception
Mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Ekta Samani’s research aims to improve visual perception in autonomous robots.
Tue, 08/29/2023 | Allen School NewsDistinctions with a difference
Allen School researchers unveil ContrastiveVI, a deep generative model for gleaning additional insights from single-cell datasets.
Mon, 08/28/2023International impact
In a Nicaraguan community, Engineers Without Borders students improve infrastructure.
Fri, 08/25/2023 | UW NewsA roadmap to diversify faculty hiring
A team of biomedical researchers, including two UW bioengineers, has developed a new method for hiring engineering professors and increasing diversity in faculty hiring.
Wed, 08/23/2023 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringReimagining optics for smartphones
UW researchers are part of an international team that has developed an innovative miniature camera, which uses a hybrid optical system over 100 times smaller than its commercial counterpart.
Mon, 08/21/2023 | UW MedicineNew treatment for spinal cord injury
UW researchers find that electrical stimulation of the spinal cord leads to major gains in movement.
Thu, 08/17/2023Xu Chen to serve as BARC director
The mechanical engineering associate professor will begin his appointment as the director of the Boeing Advanced Research Collaboration (BARC) in September.
Tue, 08/15/2023 | UW BioengineeringTargeting biofilms to fight pathogens
To battle deadly pathogens, bioengineering researchers are focusing on the protective biofilms that can make certain bacteria resistant to drugs.
Thu, 08/10/2023 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringNew eyes for self-driving cars
A UW research team has developed a new type of LiDAR technology that helps autonomous vehicles “see” distant objects.
Tue, 08/08/2023 | UW NewsEliminating tooth sensitivity
A UW-developed dental lozenge could provide permanent treatment for tooth sensitivity.
Mon, 08/07/2023 | UW MagazineWhen coastal meets celestial
While some universities boast of their land grants, the UW is where you’ll find cutting-edge research and education on sea and space.
Mon, 08/07/2023Balancing fire and ice
To safeguard the region's vulnerable water supply, CEE researchers are working on a forest management strategy that balances wildfire prevention with snowpack preservation.
Wed, 08/02/2023 | UW NewsHow much energy does ChatGPT use?
Sajjad Moazeni, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, discusses how much energy it takes to train and run large language models.
Mon, 07/31/2023 | UW NewsUnderwater GPS for smart devices
A UW team has developed the first underwater 3D-positioning app for smart devices.
Fri, 07/28/2023 | UW NewsA new twist on graphite
A UW-led research team reports that it is possible to imbue graphite, the 3D material found in No. 2 pencils, with physical properties similar to graphite’s 2D counterpart, graphene.