News & Events


Xiaodong Xu
October 7, 2020 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MSE's Xiaodong Xu has won prestigious honors from the American Physical Society and the Optical Society.

Illustration of a moiré pattern
October 6, 2020 | UW News
In a paper published in Nature Physics, a team led by MSE researchers reports that carefully constructed stacks of graphene can exhibit highly correlated electron properties.
Ayan Hassan
October 5, 2020 | University of Washington
Engineering alumna Ayan Hassan’s life was changed by the UW Making Connections program — and then unexpectedly saved by one of the program’s founders.
A group of students underwater surrounding a human-powered submarine
October 2, 2020 | College of Engineering
UW photographers share some of their favorite examples of engineering education at the UW.
A serpentine hydrogel channel infused with tonic water fluoresces under ultraviolet light (left) and an infrared tomography of a heat-perfused hydrogel shows that heat traces the path of fluid flow and dissipates into bulk hydrogel.
September 30, 2020 | UW Medicine
Radiator-like fluid systems adjust the genetic wiring inside human liver cells in preliminary work toward artificial organ-tissue engineering.
A view of a street corner
September 30, 2020 | UW News
UW researchers developed a project that scans the streets every few weeks to document how Seattle has reacted to the pandemic and what recovery looks like.
screenshot of ads
September 28, 2020 | UW News
CSE researchers found that both mainstream and misinformation news sites displayed similar levels of problematic ads.
September 28, 2020 | Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Richard Scherrer Endowed Fund for Faculty Support in Aeronautics & Astronautics will help advance teaching, research and leadership in the department.
A computer rendering of the interior of the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building
September 15, 2020 | College of Engineering
As the UW’s “Be Boundless” campaign comes to a close, we highlight some of the pivotal investments made in the College of Engineering.
Cecilia Aragon flies her custom-built air show plane, a Sabre 320, over San Francisco bay.
September 11, 2020 | UW News
Memoir tells journey towards becoming the first Latina pilot on the United States Aerobatic Team
several N95 face masks
September 4, 2020 | UW News
Engineering's Jonathan Posner has led the development of a box that can decontaminate N95 respirator masks.
September 2, 2020 | UW Books
New book explores future environments, climate change, adaptive restoration and the Columbia River Basin
Uri Shumlak and Chris Hansen
September 2, 2020 | UW Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
The HIT Lab and the ZaP Lab received funding to advance two different strategies for compact, cost-effective fusion energy.
University of Washington Campus
August 31, 2020 | UW News
The grant will help establish a NSF Research Traineeship at the University of Washington for graduate students in quantum information science and technology.
A researcher looking at a monitor
August 26, 2020 | The Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Washington and Oregon State University a five-year, $5 million grant to advance nanoscale science, engineering, and technology research in the Pacific Northwest.
University of Washington W
August 26, 2020 | UW News
Allen School faculty join two new National Science Foundation institutes devoted to artificial intelligence research
Ting Cao
August 25, 2020 | Clean Energy Institute
MSE's Ting Cao brings computational science to the virtual classroom during COVID-19.
Cecilia Aragon
August 25, 2020 | Human Centered Design & Engineering
The project will help further the advancement of women with disabilities in STEM
screenshot of panelists on Zoom
August 21, 2020 | Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute
Faculty in engineering helped organize a conference to discuss the barriers Black scholars in STEM fields face.
An artiist's depiction of a Co-LOCKR nano-device coming together on the surface of a cell that has the right combination of cell surface markers.
August 20, 2020 | UW Medicine
A laboratory breakthrough in cell targeting may improve the safety of cancer-killing CAR T cells.
Jessica Ray, Richard Ladner and Maryam Fazel
August 20, 2020 | UW News
Congratulations to Jessica Ray, Richard Ladner and Maryam Fazel on their recent honors.
A collage of three students
August 17, 2020 | College of Engineering
Three STARS graduates fill us in on what they’ve been up to since receiving their engineering degrees.
 Jihui Yang
August 16, 2020

From Dean Nancy Allbritton: I am pleased to announce that Jihui Yang has accepted the position of Vice Dean for the College of Engineering effective August 16, 2020, subject to the approval of the Provost.

woman in scrubs gear talking to someone in a car
August 14, 2020 | UW News
ISE's Shan Liu leads a team developing a model to help lower COVID-19 infections in King County.
August 13, 2020 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
A&A Lab builds a drone-based machine learning dataset to find those lost in the wilderness.