Gao named IAMBE fellow
Dayong Gao has been elected to the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE).
ME students in the Husky 100
ME's Beth Halsne and Anthony Tang are among the 100 students named to the 2021 Husky 100 cohort.
WE-REACH invests in UnTape
Eric Seibel's innovation for reducing medical adhesive-related skin injuries will receive early-stage product development support.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The UW department of mechanical engineering is committed to recruiting, welcoming and supporting a diverse and multi-faceted population of undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff.
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
RESEARCH IN FOCUS
Carbon fiber composites
Stronger than steel and lighter than aluminum, carbon fiber composite materials are one of the key enabling technologies of the 21st century and play a particularly important role in Washington. UW ME is helping lead the Advanced Composites Center (ACC), a new initiative dedicated to advanced composites research and education.Read more
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Chair of UW Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
A world renowned expert in nonlinear dynamical systems, acoustics and biomechanics, Per Reinhall has led the department for 10 years with a vision for ambitious research and education endeavors aimed at confronting societal challenges, especially in the areas of health, energy and advanced manufacturing.