ME student recognized in USA Today
ME student Merrill Keating was named USA Today's Washington state Woman of the Year for 2024.
Wheels in motion
Research shows the importance of accessible environments for children using assistive technologies.
Welcome new faculty
Join us in welcoming John Palmore Jr. and Renee Desing as new faculty to the ME department this school year.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The UW department of mechanical engineering is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and multi-faceted population of undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff. View our completed and ongoing priorities in the 2021-2026 strategic plan.
Innovation & Impact
ME is a leading department at the UW for innovation, commercialization and industry collaboration. As an international epicenter for turning ideas into actions, the University of Washington is launching hundreds of companies across a wide range of fields based on UW research and technology.See our impact
Clubs & Competitions
ME’s nationally-recognized clubs and competitions provide students a chance to apply and develop their engineering skills and network for their future lives and careers. Many students even choose to center some of their degree requirements around these activities.Explore clubs
Mechanical Engineering and
Industrial & Systems Engineering,
Ashis Banerjee's research focuses on developing automated decision-making methods for systems including humans, robots, parts and machines to achieve optimal and robust performances. These systems might include controlled micro-bio environments, assembly workstations, warehouses and smart vehicles.