Wed, 05/27/2020Dan Ratner announced as next Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
From Dean Nancy Allbritton: I am very pleased to announce that Professor Dan Ratner has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering effective June 1, 2020 subject to the approval of the Provost.
Tue, 05/26/2020 | Foster School of BusinessBusiness win for engineering students
Engineering students were among those awarded prizes in the Dempsey Startup Competition, which recognizes student entrepreneurial efforts.
Fri, 05/22/2020 | Department of Electrical & Computing EngineeringWyze camera donation helps UW ECE students connect with their instructors and classmates
Camera-maker Wyze, led by ISE alum Yun Zhang ('96), generously donated 1,000 web cameras to the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department.
Wed, 05/06/2020 | UW NewsShould you help a sick person? UW psychology, computer science faculty study ‘moral dilemmas’ of COVID-19
CSE Professor Rajesh Rao has partnered with other UW faculty to conduct an online survey on moral dilemmas related to COVID-19. Ultimately, the research aims to help inform the ways artificial intelligence can become more attuned to cultural variations in how people think about decisions in health care settings.
Fri, 05/01/2020 | UW NewsPacific oysters in the Salish Sea may not contain as many microplastics as previously thought
In a recent interdisciplinary study, University of Washington researchers have discovered that the abundance of tiny microplastic contaminants in these oysters is much lower than previously thought.
Thu, 04/30/2020 | UW NewsCoE Faculty Receive COVID-19 Response Grants
The University of Washington Population Health Initiative announced the award of approximately $350,000 in COVID-19 rapid response grants to 21 different faculty-led teams.
Tue, 04/28/2020 | Department of Materials Science and EngineeringMSE researchers developing mobile device that destroys viruses and bacteria on surfaces
An innovative device in development by MSE researchers will use UV and IR light to help minimize the spread of disease by disinfecting common surfaces.
Fri, 04/24/2020 | UW NewsSmart farming via satellite
A team of researchers led by Faisal Hossain, professor of civil and environmental engineering, developed and continues to improve a technology-based irrigation advisory system to give farmers real-time information right on their cell phones.
Wed, 04/22/2020 | UW NewsA contact-tracing app that helps public health agencies and doesn’t compromise your privacy
UW researchers have developed a new app, CovidSafe, to alert people about potential exposure to COVID-19 without giving up anyone's privacy. This app may also help individuals who test positive prepare for a contact tracing interview with a public health official.
Thu, 04/16/2020 | UW NewsHow to move ‘hands on’ classes online
UW instructors offer creative solutions for courses that involve hands-on work.
Wed, 04/15/2020 | Prism | ASEEBench Strength
The success of the STARS program was highlighted in the latest issue of American Society for Engineering Education's newsletter.
Tue, 04/14/2020 | ECE NewsTwo UW ECE faculty members receive highly regarded ONR YIP award
UW ECE faculty members Arka Majumdar (left) and Lillian Ratliff (right) are each a recipient of the 2020 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program (ONR YIP) award. The early-career program award supports naval-relevant research and is highly competitive.
Tue, 04/14/2020 | UW NewsUW’s 3D printed COVID-19 face shields: From innovation to delivery
3D printers across the UW's three campuses were running 24/7 to print face shields for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tue, 04/14/2020 | UW NewsHow families can use technology to juggle childcare and remote life
HCDE researchers are beginning a national study to help families discover technology that helps them both successfully navigate home-based learning and combat social isolation.
Mon, 04/13/2020 | UW News‘I saw you were online’: How online status indicators shape our behavior
UW researchers found that many people misunderstand online status indicators but still carefully shape their behavior to control how they are displayed to others.
Tue, 04/07/2020 | College of EngineeringNew chairs for ECE and HCDE
Dean Nancy Allbritton has announced two new chair appointments in the departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Human Centered Design & Engineering.
Mon, 04/06/2020 | UW NewsFighting COVID-19 misinformation
From debunking myths on social media to investigating how users react to fake content, UW researchers hope to slow the viral spread of the COVID-19 'infodemic.'
Fri, 04/03/2020 | UW NewsWatch videos of UW students' ideas for public toilets, road safety and job matches in India
Students in the Grand Challenges Impact Lab spent winter quarter in Bengaluru, India, working with local organizations that are addressing problems in the area. View videos of the students' projects, including educating young drivers and connecting residents to sanitary restrooms.
Tue, 03/31/2020 | UW NewsUW researchers need your (digital) coughs
If you are looking for a way to help during the coronavirus, UW researchers have a task for you: collect your coughs.
Mon, 03/30/2020 | UW NewsEngineering student named Goldwater Scholar
Engineering student Parker Ruth is among 396 undergrads around the country named Goldwater Scholars for 2020.
Wed, 03/18/2020 | UW NewsHow people investigate — or don’t — fake news on Twitter and Facebook
UW researchers studied how people investigated potentially suspicious posts on their own Facebook and Twitter feeds.
Tue, 03/17/2020 | UW NewsSurvey: What blocks your bus?
College of Engineering researchers are carrying out a project to investigate the reasons for bus delays.
Wed, 03/11/2020 | College of EngineeringDiscovery Days 2020 Canceled
After thoughtful consideration of our community and in accordance with public health guidelines we have decided to cancel Discovery Days scheduled for April 23 and 24.
Wed, 03/11/2020 | UW NewsCSE's Domingos featured in ‘Age of A.I.’ documentary
Pedro Domingos, professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, shares his expertise on artificial intelligence and data science in “The Age of A.I.,” a YouTube documentary.
Fri, 03/06/2020 | UW Medicine3D beating heart tissue experiment heads to Space Station
Part of the Tissue Chips in Space program, this study will measure how microgravity affects human heart muscle.