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A group of students looking under the hood of an electric car

Tue, 04/04/2023

Capstone collaborations

The College’s Industry Capstone Program pairs students with companies, nonprofits and government organizations to tackle real-world engineering challenges.

Nancy Allbritton and Dianne Harris

Thu, 03/30/2023 | The Seattle Times

Invest to build "Quantum Valley" in Washington

In this op-ed, UW Deans Nancy Allbritton and Dianne Harris and industry leaders call for an investment in quantum education, research and tech.

Aerial view, looking west, of the new SR 520 floating bridge, with the Medina shoreline in the foreground and downtown Seattle skyline in the distance.

Tue, 03/28/2023 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Quieting a bridge

Mechanical engineering researchers found a solution to mitigating the noise caused by the Washington SR 520 floating bridge’s expansion joints.

 Arvind Krishnamurthy and Michael Taylor headshots

Thu, 03/23/2023 | Allen School News

Pair of ACEs

The Allen School's Arvind Krishnamurthy and Michael Taylor will help spur innovation in distributed computing as part of the ACE Center for Evolvable Computing, a new multi-university research center.

Woman adjusting wires connected to an IV bag

Tue, 03/21/2023 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

A low-cost IV monitor for newborn care

Designed by an Engineering Innovation in Health team, the device is twice as accurate as similar commercial monitoring systems.

A close-up of Boeing 747 creator, Joe Sutter standing in front of a plane.

Thu, 03/16/2023 | UW Magazine

Saying goodbye to the 747

Boeing rolled out the final 747 this winter, marking the end of an era for a plane designed by engineering alumnus Joe Sutter, '43.

Di Xiao

Mon, 03/13/2023

Di Xiao named chair of Materials Science & Engineering

The professor — who holds joint positions in materials science and engineering, physics and at PNNL — will begin his appointment on March 16.

Patrick Boyle and two researchers looking at a computer monitor

Mon, 03/13/2023

Research from the heart

When it comes to cardiac systems research, a UW bioengineering professor wants to play his cards right.

Collage of winning teams of the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge

Thu, 03/09/2023 | UW Foster School of Business

Health innovation wins

Engineering students won big at the 2023 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by the UW Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.

Seattle skyline

Wed, 03/08/2023 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering

PacTrans receives $15 million renewal award

The Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans) has received a five-year $15 million renewal grant from USDOT to expand its work to improve the movement of people and goods throughout the region.

Astronaut at the International Space Station talking in front of a camera

Thu, 03/02/2023 | UW News

Students video chat with ISS astronaut

Lummi Nation School students visit the UW to talk to an International Space Station astronaut.

MSE master's students Kunthea Deng and Renjie Song show Gov. Jay Inslee and his wife, Trudi, how samples of zeolite concrete fractured in compression tests.

Mon, 02/27/2023 | UW Materials Science & Engineering

Governor Inslee visits MSE

Washington Governor Jay Inslee visited Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) on Feb. 20 to hear about research on green alternatives to concrete.

headshots of three people

Thu, 02/23/2023 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Entering research

Mechanical engineering grad students share their experiences with a new course designed to help students succeed as researchers.

Leilani Battle headshot

Tue, 02/21/2023 | Allen School News

Leilani Battle named Sloan Fellow

The assistant professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering has been awarded a research fellowship by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

A person sitting in a wheelchair looking at a phone while two people are looking over her shoulder at the phone

Tue, 02/21/2023

Rethinking disability and advancing access

UW CREATE collaborates toward a world with fewer problems and more solutions for people of all abilities.

Kai-Mei Fu headshot

Thu, 02/16/2023 | UW News

The future of quantum research

UW Professor Kai-Mei Fu discusses the potential of quantum research, and why it’s so important.

Headshots of three people

Mon, 02/13/2023 | UW News

Earthquake response

Three UW experts, including CEE Professor Dawn Lehman, discuss the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6.

Pink dye released into water

Thu, 02/09/2023 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering

Research with a splash of color

The phrase “a splash of color” took on a very literal meaning for a research team that is using environmentally safe pink dye to investigate the movement of water where a river flows into the ocean.

Mike Averkiou and doctoral student Connor Krolak reviewing ultrasound images of tumor perfusion with microbubbles from a patient study. Photo by Dennis Wise.

Wed, 02/08/2023 | UW Bioengineering

Treating liver cancer with microbubbles

A bioengineering lab has received NIH funding to treat hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer, with ultrasound and microbubbles.

Digital rendering of blue rectangular tiles

Mon, 02/06/2023

Champions of sustainability

From the nanoscale to the systems level, our chemical engineers are focused on speeding the adoption of renewable power, slashing energy demands of industrial processes and more.

Zerina Kapetanovic working on test equipment in Sylvan Grove on the UW campus

Fri, 02/03/2023 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering

A new form of wireless communication

A UW research team invents a new form of wireless communication.

ASEE badge

Mon, 01/30/2023

The UW’s College of Engineering named national leader in inclusive excellence

The College of Engineering has been recognized as a leader in inclusive excellence by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

Diamond Awards

Thu, 01/26/2023

2023 Diamond Award honorees

Four outstanding alumni will be celebrated for their achievements at a recognition event in May.

Screenshots showing a conversation between someone seeking support and someone responding.

Tue, 01/24/2023 | UW News

AI and empathy for mental health

A UW team is exploring how artificial intelligence could help people on the platform TalkLife, where people give each other mental health support.

A winding road leading to snow-capped mountains in the distance

Mon, 01/23/2023

Snow sleuths

Last fall, civil and environmental engineering researchers prepared for a winter of data gathering to investigate missing snow and improve water resources modeling.