Alumni news

Wed, 01/04/2017 | Frank Alberti, BSME ’44
Three students traveled to Lacey, WA, to present their Engineering Innovation in Health (EIH) projects to Frank Alberti, ’44. A longtime friend of the department, Alberti had recently made a major commitment to support ME’s advancements in engineering and health.
Wed, 11/02/2016 | Glenn Piper, BSME ’80
An alumnus who aligned his passions for diving and oceanography with mechanical engineering, Glenn Piper, '80, spoke with ME about the value of hands-on learning.
Tue, 07/05/2016 | Jim Buttrick, MSME ’84
The Boeing Advanced Research Center, or BARC, is providing UW students with the opportunity to get real world engineering experience as they work alongside UW professors and industry leaders from Boeing. BARC projects have tackled tricky problems like building and repairing the insides of airplane wings, and this winter, BARC is launching a new aircraft engineering class that will be co-taught by UW faculty and Boeing engineers.
Sun, 06/12/2016 | Class of ’66
Ten alumni were honored with a 50th reunion reception and recognized during this year’s graduation ceremony.
Mon, 06/06/2016 | Sally Jewell, BSME ’78
Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior and mechanical engineering alumna, will be the featured speaker at the UW’s Commencement exercises on Saturday, June 11. Jewell was also acknowledged by the UW with the Alumna Summa Laude Dignata award, which is the highest award the UW and the UW Alumni Association can bestow upon a graduate.