Tue, 07/26/2022Bart Nijssen to serve as chair of Civil & Environmental Engineering
The Allan & Inger Osberg Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering will begin his appointment on Sept. 1.
Fri, 07/22/2022 | UW MagazineFrom ‘Star Wars’ to the stars
NASA is going back to the moon and planning to land humans on Mars, thanks in part to Orion manager and UW Engineering alumnus Howard Hu.
Wed, 07/20/2022 | UW NewsSex, Gender and Engineering
ECE professor Denise Wilson’s new book and course on sexual harassment in engineering seek to disrupt culture of silence.
Fri, 07/15/2022 | UW NewsFaculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Jim Pfaendtner, professor and chair of chemical engineering, and Jihui Yang, materials science and engineering professor and vice dean of the College, are among the seven UW faculty members joining the Academy this year.
Wed, 07/13/2022Professor and student author new children’s book
A new kids’ book by Professor Faisal Hossein and graduate student Qishi Zhou highlights how technological breakthroughs predated the internet and were inspired by the natural world.
Mon, 07/11/2022 | UW NewsUsing deep learning to clear up calls
UW researchers have developed ClearBuds, the first wireless earbuds that enhance the speaker's voice and reduce background noise.
Mon, 07/11/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringAI for engineering
The AI Institute in Dynamic Systems isn’t quite a year old, but its directors are already laying the groundwork to transform engineering education and, ultimately, the field.
Fri, 07/08/2022 | UW NanoESNext-generation data centers within reach
A UW research team has designed an energy-efficient, silicon-based non-volatile switch that manipulates light and could help advance both information technology and quantum computing.
Wed, 06/29/2022 | UW Materials Science & EngineeringBuilding bridges
The UW’s Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) team takes first at this year’s competition.
Mon, 06/27/2022 | UW Civil and Environmental EngineeringAir pollution disparities in China
UW researchers have uncovered that people living in China who have a higher socioeconomic status are actually more exposed to outdoor air pollution.
Mon, 06/27/2022 | Molecular Engineering & Sciences InstituteUnlocking biotechnology with RNA
Recent molecular engineering graduates Jason Fontana and David Sparkman-Yager share their journey to commercialize their platform to design ‘smart’ RNA.
Thu, 06/23/2022 | Allen School NewsSmartphones for testing middle ear function
A smartphone-based tympanometry system from UW researchers offers a pocket-sized solution for testing middle ear function.
Tue, 06/21/2022 | UW MagazineEngineering alum helps lead Blue Origin into space
Gary Lai, ’99, an A&A alum and lead architect of Blue Origin’s New Shepard program, joined five other passengers for the company’s fourth suborbital space flight in March.
Thu, 06/16/2022 | Allen School NewsNew ways to explore massive datasets
The Allen School’s Leilani Battle is recognized for her work to advance new tools and techniques for exploring massive datasets.
Mon, 06/13/2022 | UW NewsIs there snow in that tree?
Snow Spotter, a citizen science project created by UW researchers, helps unpack snow’s effect on summer water supplies.
Mon, 06/13/2022A mountain of learning
There’s an ideal way for students to learn about retreating glaciers: Visit them for the day.
Thu, 06/09/20222022 Dean’s medalists
Congrats to undergraduates Taylor Juenke and Isaiah Lemmon on receiving this year’s Dean’s Medals for academic excellence.
Mon, 06/06/2022 | UW NewsExpanding graphics accessibility
Thu, 06/02/2022 | UW Foster BlogEngineering students win startup awards
Congrats to the engineering student teams who took home awards from the 2022 Dempsey Startup Competition.
Tue, 05/31/2022 | UW NewsEcoCAR Mobility Challenge
With EcoCAR, which just wrapped up the last year of its four-year challenge, UW students rebuilt a car and experienced post-COVID camaraderie under the hood of a hybrid vehicle.
Thu, 05/26/2022 | UW Electrical & Computer EngineeringUsing sound waves to advance ‘excitons’
A UW research team uses sound waves to move ‘excitons’ further than ever before, leading toward faster and more energy efficient electronics and optical devices.
Mon, 05/23/2022 | UW NewsSocial media and ‘dissociative states’
UW researchers investigate if people enter a state of dissociation when surfing social media, and if that explains why users might feel out of control after spending time on their favorite app.
Wed, 05/18/2022 | College of EngineeringProfessor Cynthia Chen named as interim chair of the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
"Cynthia’s dedication to leadership and service makes her exceptionally qualified to serve as interim chair of ISE."
Mon, 05/16/2022 | UW NewsJoyce Yen receives Presidential Award for mentoring
ADVANCE Center Director Joyce Yen has been honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Mon, 05/16/2022 | UW NewsBreaking barriers
Professor Cecilia Aragon vanquished fear to become the first Latina pilot on the U.S. Aerobatic Team — and the first Latina full professor in the UW College of Engineering.