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Industry & Alumni

Alumni connections

Alumni are an essential part of the ME Department, whether they graduated last year or 50 years ago. Mentoring students, supporting industry collaboration, and being part of the vision to expand UW ME’s facilities are ways alumni help shape the future of the department.

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Stay connected. Get involved.

Alums are welcome to attend our seminar series as well as our student showcases at the end of the year.

  • ME Graduate Seminar Series

    The graduate seminar series presents speakers of varied interests, industries, and professions.

  • ME Chair's Distinguished Industry Lecture Series

    The Chair's Distinguished Industry Lecture Series is designed to expose faculty and students to the latest trends, research and problems facing a particular industry today; and for industry leaders to present their perspective on these engineering challenges.

  • Engineering Innovation in Health Fall Showcase

    The EIH Fall Showcase features the work of a dozen student teams that have been collaborating with clinical mentors throughout the quarter to define and solve unmet challenges in healthcare. Students will share lightning pitches and 6-7 teams are down-selected for continuation into winter and spring quarters.

  • ME Capstone Exposition

    At the end of spring quarter, ME undergraduates showcase their capstone design projects through posters, prototypes, exhibits and demos. Join students, industry mentors and sponsors, and the ME community in celebrating their hard work and achievements.

  • Engineering Exploration Night

    Engineering Exploration Night connects engineering alumni and students to discuss engineering careers and fields. Students have an opportunity to "speed date" with alumni from all UW engineering departments. This popular and fun night for alumni and students usually occurs in January.

  • Discovery Days

    At Engineering , students and faculty from all UW engineering departments share their work with students, teachers, families and the community.

From research breakthroughs to alumni events to student success stories, stay up-to-date on department news.

Insight and input from professional engineers is valuable to our students. Bolster student learning by participating in in-class projects, career workshops, resume assistance and more.

Be part of our vision to expand UW ME’s facilities to best support our students.

  • Make a gift online

    Learn more about gift opportunities and the impact of your financial support on students and programs.