Thu, 01/06/2022 | UW Human Centered Design & EngineeringACM distinguished members
HCDE Professors Cecilia Aragon and Sean Munson have been named Distinguished Members of the Association for Computing Machinery for their scientific contributions to computing.
Wed, 01/05/2022 | NanoESA miniaturized cardiovascular imaging device
UW researchers are developing a dramatically smaller endoscope to image previously inaccessible areas of the heart and brain.
Mon, 01/03/2022 | Allen School NewsCreating data visualizations for better public understanding
Allen School Ph.D. student and data journalist Matthew Conlen develops interactive visualizations that help people understand what’s happening in the world.
Tue, 12/28/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringA new wave of research
With an elevated risk of a tsunami event in the Pacific Northwest, civil and environmental engineering researchers work to understand the tumultuous nature of tsunami debris.
Thu, 12/23/2021 | BioE NewsImaging captures deep layers of collagen in 3D
The new non-invasive method developed by UW researchers may help detect heart attacks, monitor healing after bypass procedure and improve image-guided plastic surgery.
Mon, 12/20/2021 | Allen School NewsAccessMap app available now
The Taskar Center for Accessible Technology has launched the first mobile version of its pedestrian trip planning tool AccessMap for Android and iOS.
Thu, 12/16/2021Spotlight: Shawn Swanson pursues medical innovations through social entrepreneurship
Shawn Swanson, a Mechanical Engineering alum, Engineering Innovation in Health all-star, MedsForAll founder and Population Health Social Entrepreneurship Fellow - is profiled by the UW Population Health Initiative.
Thu, 12/16/2021 | Allen School NewsTechnology leaders create endowed professorship fund in honor of Allen School professor and tech community champion Ed Lazowska
Last year, a group of technology leaders who have worked alongside Lazowska to boost the UW and greater Seattle as innovation hotspots came together to recognize his outsized impact.
Thu, 12/16/2021 | UW NewsPollution disparities for people of color
CEE researchers uncover how people of color are more likely to be exposed to six major air pollutants than white people, regardless of income level, across the continental United States.
Tue, 12/14/2021 | UW NewsHighly cited researchers
Congrats to the UW Engineering faculty and affiliated researchers who have been named on Clarivate’s 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list.
Mon, 12/13/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringHarris Hydraulics Lab remodel
Things are flowing much better in fluids labs located in the 100-year-old Harris Hydraulics Laboratory, following a substantial renovation project resulting in more hands-on workstations and flexible teaching space.
Fri, 12/10/2021 | UW News3D improves prostate cancer diagnosis
A new, non-destructive method that images entire 3D biopsies could improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer aggressiveness.
Mon, 12/06/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringSalt grain-sized camera
Princeton and UW researchers shrink a camera sensor to just half a millimeter wide — the size of a coarse grain of salt.
Mon, 12/06/2021 | College of EngineeringFostering an informed society
When the Center for an Informed Public launched in December 2019, no one knew what lay ahead. Director Kate Starbird reflects on the center’s first two years and where it’s headed next.
Thu, 12/02/2021 | UW Graduate SchoolAccessible designs
A car accident changed how Allen School PhD student Ather Sharif thought about accessibility. Now, he's changing others' minds, too.
Wed, 12/01/2021 | UW Institute for Nano-Engineered SystemsA force for reproducible science
The UW’s Biofabrication Center (BIOFAB) partners with Agilent Technologies in pursuit of automated, reproducible research.
Mon, 11/29/2021 | UW NewsBuilding purifiers that remove virus particles
Air pollution expert Julian Marshall teaches his class to build air purifiers that can remove common air pollutants, plus virus particles.
Mon, 11/22/2021 | UW MedicineDetecting and reversing opioid overdose
A UW research team has developed a wearable injector prototype that can safely administer naloxone, a potential antidote if administered quickly.
Thu, 11/18/2021 | UW NewsChatbots for health
A UW-led team developed a chatbot that could ask emergency department visitors about social needs, including housing, food, access to medical care and physical safety.
Mon, 11/15/2021 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringHighly cited research
What causes a research publication to become highly cited and stand the test of time? ECE faculty shed light on this intriguing question.
Mon, 11/15/2021Promoting equity in engineering
Three alumni reflect on the impact that the College of Engineering’s PEERs program has had on their work as engineers and computer scientists.
Tue, 11/09/2021 | UW NewsPolitical ads and the election
UW researchers find that political ads during the 2020 presidential election cycle collected personal information and spread misleading information.
Fri, 11/05/2021 | Clean Energy InstituteElevating battery standards for the skies
Founded by MSE doctoral student Robert Masse, Astrolabe Analytics wins a small business innovation research grant from the U.S. Air Force to accelerate battery innovation for electric aviation.
Tue, 11/02/2021 | UW Medicine NewsroomPrincess Imoukhuede announced as chair of Bioengineering
The incoming Hunter and Dorothy Simpson Endowed Chair and Professor of the Department of Bioengineering will join the UW in January from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis.
Mon, 11/01/2021 | UW NewsDesigning an ‘adaptable society’
A UW-led team has received NSF funding to further research into how urban societal systems can be organized to be both efficient and resilient.