Thu, 04/08/2021Alumni on board
A Q&A with Anders Brown, outgoing chair of ME’s External Advisory Board.
Mon, 08/24/2020 | UW College of EngineeringEngineering STARS
ME alumna Ewurama Karikari and other STARS graduates fill us in on what they’ve been up to since receiving their engineering degrees.
Thu, 06/18/2020 | UW Alumni AssociationNaresh Goyal’s passion for education
The Goyal Family Endowed Scholarship honors the legacy of Naresh "Nick" Goyal (BSME, '72) and offers students the same opportunity Naresh had – to pursue an engineering degree and gain an education that will last a lifetime.
Mon, 08/12/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringResearch impact
Elizabeth Rasmussen is developing a clean, scalable approach to synthesizing advanced materials, setting the stage for innovation in batteries, targeted drug delivery and more.
Wed, 07/03/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringAn engineering STAR
Ewurama Karikari shares how the UW STARS program helped her transform her passions for math and robotics into a mechanical engineering mechatronics degree.
Fri, 06/28/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringClass of ’69 grads honored at ME’s 2019 graduation
Class of 1969 graduates were honored with a 50th reunion reception and recognized during ME’s graduation ceremony.
Mon, 03/11/2019 | ColumnsCharacter: Inventor Billy Price takes it ‘one foot at a time’
ME alum Billy Price, ’02, is the founder of BILLY Footwear, an easy-on shoe design using zippers and making life easier for kids and individuals with disabilities.
Fri, 03/01/2019Space architect
Architectural designer and ME student Makoto Eyre talks about returning to school for a second bachelor’s degree to pursue his passion: designing human environments in space.
Mon, 02/11/2019Passion never rests
ME senior Karli Berger shares how she’s balanced her passions for mentorship and teambuilding with mechatronics and cheer.
Wed, 01/09/2019Mechanical engineers in health care
Three alumni working in health care reflect on their career pathways and share advice for current students interested in this ever-growing field.
Mon, 08/20/2018Research + outreach
At the intersection of biomechanics and neural engineering, Ph.D. student Gaurav Mukherjee is exploring how to develop machines that improve the quality of human life while also making time for K-12 STEM outreach.
Mon, 08/13/2018 | Columns MagazineA study in persistence
For the UW's new Nanoengineering & Molecular Sciences Building, ME alumnus Dennis Edmondson designed a stud that combined the thermal features of wood with the strength of steel.
Mon, 06/18/2018 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringClass of ’68 grads honored at ME’s 2018 graduation
At this year's ME graduation ceremony, in addition to awarding nearly 135 bachelor's degrees, 115 master's and 15 doctoral degrees, the department honored ME grads from the Class of '68 in a 50-year reunion.
Tue, 06/12/2018 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringSecrets of the sky
In this novel course, Boeing engineers and Mechanical Engineering faculty partner to teach students how to design commercial airplanes.
Sat, 05/26/2018 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringClimate research pioneer
A 2018 UW Engineering Diamond Award recipient, alumna Tami Bond has pioneered efforts to better understand black carbon’s environmental impact.
Tue, 09/19/2017 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringBuilding a future with ME
Angela Templin, BSME ’99, shares how her time in the mechanical engineering department set her up for a successful career in sustainability and commissioning.
Fri, 09/08/2017 | University of WashingtonRon and Wanda Crockett receive 2017 Gates Volunteer Service Award
Congratulations to ME alumnus Ron, '61, and Wanda Crockett on receiving the University of Washington Gates Volunteer Service Award! Recipients of the Gates Volunteer Service Award exemplify the highest standards of service to the University of Washington. Sixty years ago, Ron Crockett received a scholarship that changed his life. Inspired by this experience, Ron and Wanda have bestowed 277 scholarships so far — and their influence keeps growing.
Mon, 07/10/2017 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringClass of '67 grads honored at ME's 2017 graduation
At this year's mechanical engineering graduation ceremony, in addition to awarding nearly 160 bachelor's degrees, 80 master's and 20 doctoral degrees, the department honored ME grads from the Class of '67 in a 50-year reunion.
Mon, 06/19/2017 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringFrom idea to innovation
ME graduate student Jessica Zistatsis shares her journey through the commercialization process at the UW, thanks to Engineering Innovation in Health. Jessica is one of the innovators of PlayGait™, a pediatric exoskeleton that helps kids with cerebral palsy get more walking practice outside of therapy so they can learn to walk independently.
Wed, 05/03/2017 | University of WashingtonSheri Imsdahl, MSME ’09, Ph.D. ’15, travels the globe as a Bonderman Fellow
Sheri Imsdahl, who recently earned her Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, had the opportunity to spend eight months traveling to Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, South Africa, Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil as a Bonderman Fellow. Bonderman Travel Fellowships enable UW students to partake in independent, eye-opening travel where they explore unfamiliar cultures and places.
Wed, 01/04/2017 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringHonoring Frank Alberti, ’44, for supporting ME’s advancements in engineering and health
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 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringUndersea, undaunted: A naval engineer’s journey begins with mechanical engineering
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 | College of EngineeringA riveting combination: The UW and Boeing advance research together through BARC
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 launched a new aircraft engineering class co-taught by UW faculty and Boeing engineers.
Sun, 06/12/2016 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringME Class of ’66 grads recognized at 2016 graduation
Ten alumni were honored with a 50th reunion reception and recognized during this year’s graduation ceremony.
Mon, 06/06/2016 | College of EngineeringAlumna Sally Jewell selected as 2016 UW commencement speaker and ASLD award recipient
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.