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Mon, 08/24/2020 | UW College of Engineering

Engineering 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 Association

Naresh Goyal’s passion for education

Naresh "Nick" Goyal (BSME, '72) proved that what you care about can change the world.

Fri, 06/28/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Class 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 | Columns

Character: Inventor Billy Price takes it ‘one foot at a time’

ME alum Billy Price is the founder of BILLY Footwear, an easy-on shoe design making life easier for kids and individuals with disabilities.

Wed, 01/09/2019

Mechanical 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, 08/13/2018 | Columns Magazine

A 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 Engineering

Class of ’68 grads honored at ME’s 2018 graduation

The department honored ME grads from the Class of '68 in a 50-year reunion at the 2018 graduation ceremony.

Sat, 05/26/2018 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

Climate research pioneer

A 2018 UW Engineering Diamond Award recipient, alumna Tami Bond has pioneered efforts to better understand black carbon’s environmental impact.

Tue, 06/12/2018 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

Secrets of the sky

In this novel course, Boeing engineers and Mechanical Engineering faculty partner to teach students how to design commercial airplanes.

Tue, 09/19/2017 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

Building 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 Washington

Ron and Wanda Crockett receive 2017 Gates Volunteer Service Award

ME alumnus Ron, '61, and Wanda Crockett received the University of Washington Gates Volunteer Service Award.

Mon, 07/10/2017 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

Class of '67 grads honored at ME's 2017 graduation

The department honored ME grads from the Class of '67 in a 50-year reunion at the 2017 graduation ceremony.

Wed, 05/03/2017 | University of Washington

Sheri 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 Engineering

Honoring 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 Engineering

Undersea, 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.

Sun, 06/12/2016 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

ME 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.

Tue, 07/05/2016 | College of Engineering

A 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 tackle tricky problems alongside UW professors and industry leaders from Boeing. This winter, BARC launched an aircraft engineering class co-taught by UW faculty and Boeing engineers.

Mon, 06/06/2016 | College of Engineering

Alumna 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.