UW Hyperloop team sets its sights on SpaceX
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Pathbreaking Research

UW Mechanical engineers push the boundaries of what is physically possible to produce safer, cheaper, and more efficient mechanical systems. Our research touches all disciplines of science and engineering.
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ME alum Sally Jewell with President Obama

Accomplished Alumni

Our graduates have become pioneers in automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries. Among many accomplishments, they are global leaders in business and industry and continue to mentor students and serve the university as regents.
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Students and Faculty Do Great Things

Our expertise in such diverse areas as energy, manufacturing processes,robotics, nanotechnology and medical devices, leads to revolutionary innovations that help address key societal challenges and improve our lives.
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ME assistant professor Nicholas Boechler is a part of the team that will explore non-reciprocal elastic wave propagation in solid-state media through a new four-year, $2 million Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation grant from the National Science Foundation.
The Washington Husky Football team will be among the first to use the new helmet made by UW-startup VICIS.
Ten alumni were honored with a 50th reunion reception and recognized during this year’s graduation ceremony.
Corredor was one of 16 people who spoke at this spring’s event. Watch his talk, “Tiny Particles can Change the World,” here.