Tue, 05/16/2023James Carothers to serve as interim chair of Chemical Engineering
The Dan Evans Career Development Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering will begin his two-year appointment on June 15, 2023.
Mon, 05/15/2023 | Allen School NewsIntroducing BioTranslator
Researchers unveil a machine learning model that bridges biological data and text to accelerate biomedical discovery.
Thu, 05/11/2023 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringTimber triumph
Civil and environmental engineering researchers test a sustainable and seismically resilient 10-story mass timber building.
Tue, 05/09/2023 | UW Mechanical EngineeringTo improve robots, look to birds
Mechanical engineering researchers improved a mathematical model describing how birds flock together – which could be applied to build robots that move in similar ways.
Mon, 05/08/2023Why quantum matters
UW scientists and engineers share their thoughts on the potential of quantum research and why it’s so important now.
Fri, 05/05/2023 | UW Aeronautics and AstronauticsPut more muscle into that structure
Inspired by a snake's biology, aeronautics and astronautics researchers add soft actuation to rigid structures for key aerospace benefits.
Tue, 05/02/2023 | Allen School NewsFrom Seattle to São Paulo
The Taskar Center for Accessible Technology is mapping the world, and improving accessibility, one sidewalk at a time.
Fri, 04/28/2023 | UW NewsNew York Climate Exchange
The UW is a core member of newly announced New York Climate Exchange, a first-of-its kind international center for developing solutions to our global climate crisis.
Wed, 04/26/2023 | UW BioengineeringWatching traffic jams on the genomic highway
UW and UW Medicine researchers have developed a new method for measuring the speed of enzymes on different regions of the genome inside living cells.
Mon, 04/24/2023 | UW NewsStudying marine microplastics
Learn how two researchers — including Michelle DiBenedetto, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering — are investigating marine microplastics.
Thu, 04/20/2023 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringListening to the ocean
Doctoral student John Ragland is finding ways to improve techniques for listening to ambient noise in the ocean — and helping to measure the impact of climate change.
Mon, 04/17/2023 | UW MedicineAdapting smartphones for blood-sugar screening
UW and UW Medicine researchers modified a commercially available test strip into a prototype that enables people to self-test for prediabetes.
Thu, 04/13/2023 | UW NewsInvesting in science at the UW
National and local leaders convene at the UW to discuss the CHIPS and Science Act.
Tue, 04/11/2023 | UW Human Centered Design & EngineeringDesigning sex ed with trans youth
HCDE Ph.D. candidate Calvin Liang is working with trans and queer youth to design an online sex education resource and build more inclusive sexual health experiences for all.
Thu, 04/06/2023 | UW Materials Science and EngineeringAsking quantum questions
Asking deep – possibly unknowable – questions has been the driving force behind MSE and Physics Professor Charles Marcus’s entire life.
Tue, 04/04/2023 | UW Foster School of BusinessBig wins for engineering students
Congrats to the engineering students whose teams placed first and second at the 2023 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge.
Tue, 04/04/2023Capstone collaborations
The College’s Industry Capstone Program pairs students with companies, nonprofits and government organizations to tackle real-world engineering challenges.
Thu, 03/30/2023 | The Seattle TimesInvest to build "Quantum Valley" in Washington
In this op-ed, UW Deans Nancy Allbritton and Dianne Harris and industry leaders call for an investment in quantum education, research and tech.
Tue, 03/28/2023 | UW Mechanical EngineeringQuieting a bridge
Mechanical engineering researchers found a solution to mitigating the noise caused by the Washington SR 520 floating bridge’s expansion joints.
Thu, 03/23/2023 | Allen School NewsPair of ACEs
The Allen School's Arvind Krishnamurthy and Michael Taylor will help spur innovation in distributed computing as part of the ACE Center for Evolvable Computing, a new multi-university research center.
Tue, 03/21/2023 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringA low-cost IV monitor for newborn care
Designed by an Engineering Innovation in Health team, the device is twice as accurate as similar commercial monitoring systems.
Thu, 03/16/2023 | UW MagazineSaying goodbye to the 747
Boeing rolled out the final 747 this winter, marking the end of an era for a plane designed by engineering alumnus Joe Sutter, '43.
Mon, 03/13/2023Di Xiao named chair of Materials Science & Engineering
The professor — who holds joint positions in materials science and engineering, physics and at PNNL — will begin his appointment on March 16.
Mon, 03/13/2023Research from the heart
When it comes to cardiac systems research, a UW bioengineering professor wants to play his cards right.
Thu, 03/09/2023 | UW Foster School of BusinessHealth innovation wins
Engineering students won big at the 2023 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by the UW Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.