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Eve Riskin
August 4, 2020
Eve Riskin, Associate Dean of Diversity and Access, has been recognized for her exceptional mentoring efforts.
James Carothers and Jesse Zalatan
August 3, 2020 | Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute
MOlES faculty have been awarded a National Science Foundation EAGER grant to develop a new type of SARS-Cov-2 antibody test.
Joseph Wartman
July 29, 2020 | UW News
CEE professor Joseph Wartman and doctoral student Will Pollock have won a silver EXCEL Award from Association Media & Publishing for a feature magazine article on geologic hazard risks to Syrian and other refugees.
Rendering of the porous biomaterial
July 23, 2020 | UW Medicine
The Center for Dialysis Innovation earns acclaim for a porous synthetic graft intended to make the blood-cleansing process safer and more reliable.
The fluid transport bracket being tested in a lab
July 20, 2020 | UW Civil & Environmental Engineering
CEE's first-ever capstone design project in partnership with Boeing during spring quarter was a soaring success.
Nancy Allbritton and Christine Luscombe
July 17, 2020 | UW News
Dean Nancy Allbritton and MSE's Christine Luscombe are among UW faculty who were elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
A collage of five students
July 16, 2020 | UW Electrical & Computer Engineering
UW ECE undergraduates developed the Aircraft Software Configuration Tool (ASCT) for Alaska Airlines.
A beetle carrying a tiny camera on its back
July 15, 2020 | UW News
A UW team has developed a tiny wireless steerable camera small enough to ride aboard an insect.
SARS-CoV-2 particle
July 9, 2020 | Department of Bioengineering
A number of UW Bioengineering faculty members quickly pivoted and are adapting their research to addressing the needs created by the coronavirus pandemic. From developing rapid at-home tests to vaccines and treatments, here is a sampling of some of the ways UW BioE faculty, staff and students are stepping up to help.
graph
July 7, 2020 | Department of Bioengineering
Bioengineering Professor Herbert Sauro leads COVID-19 partnership with top U.S. government agencies.
3D-printed blood vessels in glass bowls
June 29, 2020 | UW Medicine
Intricate, laser-welded sugar networks dissolve to create pathways for blood in lab-grown tissues.
diagram
June 23, 2020 | UW News
UW engineering researchers have demonstrated solid-state laser refrigeration of nanoscale sensors.
San Francisco at sunset
June 17, 2020 | UW News
A University of Washington-led team investigated whether fewer cars on the road due to stay-at-home orders led to cleaner air.
researcher works with subject
June 16, 2020 | UW News
The new UW CREATE center is led by an interdisciplinary team whose mission is to make technology accessible and to make the world accessible through technology.
screenshot of the panelists on Zoom
June 9, 2020 | College of Engineering
Dean Nancy Allbritton facilitates a conversation with Washington state leaders in the frontline of COVID-19.
Portrait of Naresh “Nick” Goyal, ’72
June 8, 2020 | UW Alumni
One of eight children born to a rural mango farmer in India, his journey to the UW and to founding the Goyal Family Endowed Scholarship was driven by a passion for education. We recently spoke to his son Varish Goyal to learn more about Naresh’s drive, the companies he built and why giving back meant so much to him.
Mary Lidstrom, UW vice provost for research, speaking at the Northwest Quantum Nexus summit
June 5, 2020
Discussing the evolving picture of research at the UW with Professor Mary Lidstrom.
photo grid of students
June 5, 2020 | UW News
Fulbright scholarship winners include four engineering students.
Fountain
June 3, 2020
"To all Black students, faculty and staff, I see your pain and am committed to stand with you and support you."
drone flying
June 1, 2020 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
A&A students showcased impressive projects via Youtube. Vote for your favorites by June 5.
Dan Ratner
May 27, 2020

From Dean Nancy Allbritton: I am very pleased to announce that Professor Dan Ratner has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering effective June 1, 2020 subject to the approval of the Provost.

screenshot of three students on a zoom presentation
May 26, 2020 | Foster School of Business
Engineering students were among those awarded prizes in the Dempsey Startup Competition, which recognizes student entrepreneurial efforts.
young man at a desktop computer
May 22, 2020 | Department of Electrical & Computing Engineering
Camera-maker Wyze, led by ISE alum Yun Zhang ('96), generously donated 1,000 web cameras to the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department.
elderly man standing in a doorway
May 6, 2020 | UW News
CSE Professor Rajesh Rao has partnered with other UW faculty to conduct an online survey on moral dilemmas related to COVID-19. Ultimately, the research aims to help inform the ways artificial intelligence can become more attuned to cultural variations in how people think about decisions in health care settings.
oysters on beach
May 1, 2020 | UW News
In a recent interdisciplinary study, University of Washington researchers have discovered that the abundance of tiny microplastic contaminants in these oysters is much lower than previously thought.

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