News & Events


Fri, 01/17/2020 | College of Engineering
Congratulations to ME alumni James Skaggs and Allen Israel for winning the College of Engineering's 2020 Diamond Awards for Distinguished Achievement in Industry and the Dean’s Award, respectively. The 2020 Diamond Awards will be held on Saturday, June 6.
Fri, 12/06/2019 | Society for Experimental Mechanics
Professor Junlan Wang receives the 2020 M.M. Frocht Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), a prestigious award recognizing outstanding achievement as an educator in the field of experimental mechanics.
Thu, 11/14/2019 | NBC News Learn
Associate prof Kat Steele and her team's work to help kids move better was featured in an episode of NBC News Learn!
Tue, 10/22/2019 | College of Engineering
MedsForAll, an Engineering Innovation in Health project-turned-startup, is developing an affordable alternative to the EpiPen.
Thu, 10/03/2019 | CoMotion Blog
Read about Research Professor Eric Seibel's numerous innovations on CoMotion's blog series, “UW Researcher Spotlight.”
Wed, 09/11/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering
Corie L. Cobb, Washington Research Foundation Innovation Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Clean Energy, is the recipient of a 2019 Young Faculty Award from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Thu, 08/29/2019 | SNAME
Emeritus Professor Bruce Adee was awarded the 2019 SNAME William H. Webb Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Education in Naval Architecture, Marine or Ocean Engineering.
Mon, 08/19/2019 | UW News
Ashis Banerjee and a team of researchers used machine learning to develop a new system that can monitor factory and warehouse workers for ergonomic issues.
Mon, 08/19/2019 | King5 News
A team of ME engineers are testing turbines in Lake Washington that are designed to turn tides into usable energy.
Mon, 08/19/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering
A UW research team led by ME associate professor Igor Novosselov will advance their work to develop a system that breaks down chemical warfare agents and toxic waste through a new $400,000 Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) from the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO).
Wed, 08/14/2019 | UW News
Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering.
Tue, 07/23/2019 | Foster Blog
AeroSpec and DopCuff hope to take their venture to the next level in the Jones + Foster Accelerator at the UW Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.
Wed, 07/17/2019 | UW News
Congratulations to ME Chair Per Reinhall for being elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) this year.
Tue, 07/09/2019 | Environmental Monitor
ME associate professor Brian Polagye and his research team offer a promising new way to harvest energy from waves at sea.
Mon, 07/08/2019 | The White House
Associate professor Steve Brunton is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
Mon, 07/08/2019 | Wired
ME faculty Igor Novosselov and Sawyer Fuller are developing small flying robots that can be powered by ion propulsion.
Fri, 06/28/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering
Class of 1969 graduates were honored with a 50th reunion reception and recognized during ME’s graduation ceremony.
Tue, 06/25/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering
Congratulations to the UW Formula Motorsports team for placing 2nd and picking up several additional awards at this year's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) competition in Lincoln, Nebraska!
Tue, 06/11/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering

A team of UW and Boeing researchers in the Boeing Advanced Research Center (BARC) have received $1.2 million in Energy RD&D Clean Energy funding from the Washington State Department of Commerce. The team is one of ten selected this year out of 52 total applicants.

Tue, 06/11/2019 | Foster Blog
The AeroSpec team, cofounded by Sep Makhsous and Jiayang (Joe) He, ECE and ME PhD students in ME faculty member Igor Novosselov’s lab, won the $5,000 Fenwick & West fourth place prize at the 2019 Dempsey Startup Competition for their real-time air quality monitoring system. Their device also collects airborne nanoparticles into a transparent cartridge for the in-depth pollutant analysis.
Mon, 06/10/2019 | GeekWire
10 HuskyADAPT teams showed off their work at the HuskyADAPT Inclusive Design & Engineering Showcase.
Mon, 06/10/2019 | GeekWire
Husky Robotics competed in the University Rover Challenge (URC), an international event that accepted 36 teams with a goal of showcasing designs for the next generation of Mars rovers.
Wed, 06/05/2019 | GeekWire
Washington Clean Energy Testbeds partners with startups to churn out clean energy technology.
Tue, 06/04/2019 | Columns
Converting ocean waves into electricity poses challenges—and promise.
Thu, 05/23/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering
PACCAR and ME deepen their collaboration through a new campus workspace and undergraduate capstone projects.