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Screenshot of website Uplift Locally with map pinpointing restaurants and images of food with restaurant names.

Mon, 02/01/2021 | UW Graduate School

How two design graduate students launched Uplift Locally to support Black-owned restaurants

A HCDE and a HCI+D graduate student created Uplift Locally, a website that shares Black-owned businesses through an interactive map.

young man standing on a rock with water behind him

Fri, 01/29/2021 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Undergraduate coral research wins national recognition

A summer program in oceanography paved the way for Isaiah Cuadras to apply his interest in fluid dynamics to ocean ecosystems.

a sign in the grass with an icon of a wheechair user

Wed, 01/27/2021 | UW News

$11.45 million federal grant will develop transit, mobility tech for underserved groups

Two UW centers, together with public and private partners, are collaborating on the Transportation Data Equity Initiative.

a group of young people standing on a beach

Tue, 01/26/2021 | UW Population Health

Examining student mental health

Funded by the Population Health Initiative, a new project studies student well-being and promotes equitable access to mental health resources.

an electrostatic comb drive

Mon, 01/25/2021 | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

A new kind of lens for tiny cameras

A UW ECE research team is developing a new type of lens that could help improve optical components anywhere there is a need for a tiny camera in a small space.

composite image of 3D slices from the gel

Tue, 01/19/2021 | UW News

Researchers use lasers and molecular tethers to create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering

A technique developed by College of Engineering researchers might help create the tissue engineering platforms of the future.

Tue, 01/12/2021 | UW News

New treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm function

Using physical therapy combined with a noninvasive method of stimulating nerve cells in the spinal cord, electrical and computer engineering researchers helped six Seattle area participants regain some hand and arm mobility.

an illustration of the optical computing system

Thu, 01/07/2021 | Department of Electrical & Computing Engineering

Accelerating AI computing to the speed of light

A research team led by ECE associate professor Mo Li has come up with a system that could contribute toward speeding up AI while reducing associated energy and environmental costs.

Two CEE researchers setting up an autosampler to collect wastewater from a utility hole.

Thu, 01/07/2021 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering

Detecting COVID-19 in wastewater

CEE researchers work to introduce a new testing method that can identify neighborhood outbreaks.

Elizabeth, Sophia and Christin Lin

Mon, 12/07/2020 | Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Allen School and ECE students create virtual summer coding program for kids

Allen School senior Elizabeth Lin and her twin sister Christin, an electrical and computer engineering senior, have developed a free online coding program for kids.

A moth in rest in front of a drone

Mon, 12/07/2020 | UW News

The Smellicopter is an obstacle-avoiding drone that uses a live moth antenna to seek out smells

A team led by the UW has developed Smellicopter: an autonomous drone that uses a live antenna from a moth to navigate toward smells.

Three researchers stand in or near an urban creek in Seattle, Washington

Thu, 12/03/2020 | UW News

Tire-related chemical is largely responsible for adult coho salmon deaths in urban streams

UW researchers discovered a chemical that kills coho salmon in urban streams before the fish can spawn.

screenshot of a Zoom call

Wed, 12/02/2020 | Center for Neurotechnology

Neuroscience for neurodiverse learners

A joint CNT and DO-IT Center program provides neurodiverse high school students an opportunity to develop unique strengths, even through a pandemic.

Pedro Domingos and Daniel Weld

Tue, 11/24/2020 | UW News

Engineering faculty named AAAS fellows

CSE faculty Pedro Domingos and Daniel Weld have been named fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Portrait of Faisal Hossain

Mon, 11/23/2020 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering

Faisal Hossain receives AGU international award

The prestigious award recognizes his efforts to advance access to information about water resources.


Tue, 11/17/2020 | UW News

UW part of $5.8M contract to study wireless charging on moon

A team of multiple organizations, including the UW, plans to develop a line of lightweight, ultrafast wireless chargers that could help both humans and robots live and work on the moon.

Person wearing gloves and PPE looking at sample in tube

Fri, 11/13/2020 | College of Engineering

A culture of collaboration

Bioengineering faculty pivot diagnostics research to support the need for COVID-19 testing.

CEE alumna Madison Smith standing in the Arctic

Mon, 11/09/2020 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering

An extraordinary expedition

Alumna Madison Smith advances climate change research as part of the largest polar expedition in history.

A group of students dancing on stage

Mon, 11/09/2020

A body in motion

Allen School student Louis Maliyam came to the U.S. for computer science — and along the way discovered dance.

cancer cells under a microscope

Tue, 11/03/2020 | UW News

Break it up: Polymer derived from material in shrimp’s shells could deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites

A research team led by MSE's Miqin Zhang has created a nanoparticle-based drug delivery system that can ferry a potent anti-cancer drug through the bloodstream safely.

coffee mug next to a laptop on a table

Mon, 11/02/2020 | College of Engineering

Engineering education goes remote

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dan Ratner shares how the College of Engineering is translating excellence and access to the remote learning environment.

A wrist with a smartwatch on it. The smartwatch has an alert that says "Car honk, 98%, Loud, 101 dB" It also has options to snooze the alert for 10 minutes or open in an app on the user's phone

Wed, 10/28/2020 | UW News

SoundWatch: New smartwatch app alerts deaf and hard-of-hearing users to birdsong, sirens and other desired sounds

CSE researchers have developed a new smartwatch app that alerts d/Deaf and hard-of-hearing users to birdsong, sirens and other desired sounds

headshot of Dr. Shen

Wed, 10/28/2020 | College of Engineering

Tueng Shen announced as Associate Dean for Medical Technology Innovation

From Vice Dean of College of Engineering Jihui Yang and Vice Dean of School of Medicine John Slattery: It is with great enthusiasm that we write to announce a partnership between the School of Medicine (SOM) and the College of Engineering (COE) through the appointment of Professor Tueng Shen to a new joint position, Associate Dean for Medical Technology Innovation, effective November 1, 2020.

aerial view of mud and trees with building remains

Thu, 10/22/2020 | UW News

Simple actions can help people survive landslides, UW analysis shows

A new study by CEE researchers shows that behavioral changes can save lives.

illustration of the human brain

Wed, 10/21/2020 | Department of Electrical & Computing Engineering

Researchers design an implantable brain chip

ECE associate professors Chris Rudell and Visvesh Sathe have developed an implantable chip that will help neuroscientists deepen understanding of the brain and enable better treatments for a wide range of medical conditions and disorders.