The UW Department of Mechanical Engineering fosters mutually beneficial collaborations that connect companies with leading faculty, research and student talent. UW ME welcomes partnerships that augment student educational experiences, propel research innovation, and prepare future generations of mechanical engineers.
Ways to engage
Connect with students
Collaborate with UW researchers
- Grow relationships with world-class faculty and partner on groundbreaking research through gifts and sponsored research collaboration.
- Sponsor grants or collaborate with faculty on federal grant proposals.
- Become involved with new interdisciplinary research centers leading innovation in AI, advanced manufacturing, healthcare and beyond – explore UW ME research centers.
Serve as a speaker at the Leadership Seminars or ME Chair's Distinguished Industry Lecture Series
Give directly to the department or donate in-kind equipment
Contact Liz Young at email@example.com to discuss industry collaboration interests.
UW ME is proud to partner with a dynamic range of companies and organizations to accelerate research impact, innovation and education. Major industry supporters and partners in UW ME include:
The Science Hub supports a broad set of programs designed to accelerate artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and engineering in the Seattle area.
The mission of the center is to improve manufacturing and assembly of aircraft and spacecraft structures through collaborative basic and applied research and education-related activities.
ME undergraduate students gain real-world experience on projects that help industry, nonprofit, government and healthcare partners.
External advisory board
Along with distinguished alumni and friends, our industry partners also support the department by serving on the External Advisory Board, which provides counsel to faculty, mentoring to students, volunteer leadership in experiential-learning programs, advocacy for the Department and vital connections to industry.