Fri, 10/28/2022 | UW NewsThe perfect fit for a prosthetic leg
BioE Professor Joan Sanders' team is creating a new type of prosthetic leg: one that automatically adjusts its fit throughout the day.
Wed, 10/26/2022 | UW NewsA new approach to eliminate air pollution disparities
After comparing three strategies for reducing air pollution disparities across the U.S., researchers have found that a community-specific approach is most effective.
Fri, 10/21/2022Marco Salviato named as Director of the Advanced Composites Center
The associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics will also serve as Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials in Transport Aircraft Structures.
Tue, 10/18/2022 | UW NewsReal-time accessibility info for rail transit
Allen School researchers have developed UnlockedMaps, a web-based map that allows users to see in real time how accessible rail transit stations are in six metro areas.
Fri, 10/14/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringSupporting mobility in cerebral palsy
Graduate student Alyssa Spomer is exploring how a robotic exoskeleton paired with real-time feedback can enhance rehabilitation therapy for children with cerebral palsy.
Wed, 10/12/2022 | UW NewsYejin Choi wins MacArthur Foundation ‘genius grant’
The Allen School professor uses natural language processing to develop AI systems that have the ability to reason and can understand the implied meanings in human language.
Fri, 10/07/2022 | UW ECE NewsA 'lighthouse' for engineering talent
ECE alumna Laila Abudahi created a social impact startup in the Middle East that provides job opportunities for young engineers.
Tue, 10/04/2022 | UW NewsAccelerating neuroscience research
The UW has joined the Alliance for Therapies in Neuroscience, an industry-academia research partnership focused on the fight against brain diseases and central nervous system disorders.
Fri, 09/30/2022 | UW NewsImproving hurricane forecasts
Wave-monitoring sensors developed at the UW have been deployed off the Florida coast. Data collected from them will be used to improve hurricane forecasts.
Wed, 09/28/2022 | College of EngineeringSuzie Pun named Director of the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute
The Washington Research Professor of Bioengineering will serve as the Director of the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute beginning in July 2023.
Mon, 09/26/2022A pathway to engineering
One of the College’s Pathways for Inclusive Excellence, the Engineering Dean’s Scholars Program is making it possible for more Washington students to become engineers.
Fri, 09/23/2022 | UW NewsDestroying 'forever chemicals'
UW researchers have created a reactor that can completely break down hard-to-destroy "forever chemicals," a class of molecules that are ever-present in our daily lives and can lead to health effects.
Wed, 09/21/2022 | UW NewsUsing smartphones to measure blood oxygen levels
UW and UC San Diego researchers have shown that smartphones are capable of detecting blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70% — the lowest value that pulse oximeters should be able to measure.
Mon, 09/19/2022 | UW Chemical EngineeringRetooling microbes to upcycle CO2
An interdisciplinary, UW-led team of synthetic biologists will embark on a 5-year, $15 million project to engineer microbial genomes that transform CO2 into high-value chemicals.
Wed, 09/14/2022 | UW College of Arts & SciencesAt the intersection of STEM and feminism
With a double major in computer science and gender, women and sexuality studies, Simona Liao is lifting women in STEM in the U.S. and China.
Mon, 09/12/2022 | UW NanoESNew framework for next-gen materials
UW researchers have reported the development and characterization of a new method to synthesize large volumes of high-quality metal organic frameworks (MOFs) quickly, cheaply and sustainably.
Thu, 09/08/2022 | WE-REACHA paradigm shift in medical tape
Inspired by his young son, ME Research Professor Eric Seibel set out to develop a medical tape that sticks strongly when applied to the skin and becomes “unsticky” when removed.
Tue, 09/06/2022 | Allen School NewsUnderwater messaging app
Allen School researchers bring first underwater messaging app to smartphones.
Tue, 09/06/2022 | UW Civil & Environmental EngineeringThe power of pedaling
Engineering graduate student Dan McCabe is working to improve bicycle-powered emergency food response.
Thu, 09/01/2022 | Allen School NewsSocial media narratives and emotions
Allen School researchers' analysis of #BlackLivesMatter social media content points to the power of positive positivity in online activism and large-scale social movements.
Mon, 08/29/2022 | UW Industrial & Systems EngineeringIndustry capstone advances innovation
An Industrial & Systems Engineering capstone project developed in partnership with Snohomish County, WA, will provide the county with an estimated $70,000 savings annually.
Thu, 08/25/2022 | UW BioengineeringGlobal collaboration
Remote study during the pandemic led to a creative approach to learning for four bioengineering undergraduates, who partnered with five students in Taiwan on exosomes research.
Mon, 08/22/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringPowering wearable electronics
UW researchers have developed a stretchable thermoelectric device that converts body heat to electricity to power wearable electronics.
Fri, 08/19/2022 | UW NewsLunar rover challenge
The UW hosts NASA's Artemis Student Challenge, in which student teams turn model lunar lava tubes into habitats suitable for housing on the moon or Mars.
Mon, 08/15/2022UW + Amazon Science Hub awards
Six UW Engineering professors will advance AI and robotics research as part of Science Hub's inaugural set of research awards.