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15 N95 masks inside a glowing green chamber

Wed, 09/02/2020

UW teams up with regional first responders on mask decontamination

Thanks to a unique and innovative Washington partnership, first responders have a new tool for the pandemic.

A collage of three students

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.

Ashis Banerjee

Tue, 09/22/2020 | UW Industrial & Systems Engineering

Banerjee wins Amazon award

Ashis Banerjee has been awarded a prestigious 2019 Amazon Research Award.

Mon, 07/27/2020 | Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Can the coronavirus spread in hospital air?

UW research engineers and doctors are teaming up to track aerosols in a hospital environment.

Fri, 07/24/2020 | American Physical Society

Professor Michelle DiBenedetto receives APS’s 2020 Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics

Professor Michelle DiBenedetto has been honored with the 2020 Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics.

Wed, 07/15/2020 | UW News

A GoPro for beetles: Researchers create a robotic camera backpack for insects

A UW team has developed a tiny wireless steerable camera small enough to ride aboard an insect.

Mon, 07/13/2020 | UW News

Laurel Morgan Miller Marsh awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Marsh will use the scholarship to conduct dissertation work in Germany.

Thu, 07/09/2020

UW leading effort to map northwest’s robotics training resources

ME-led effort will identify training resources in advanced robotics for manufacturing across five states.

Mon, 07/06/2020

'Acoustic tweezers' may offer noninvasive solution to kidney stones and other medical applications

The new technique may offer a noninvasive solution to kidney stones and other medical applications.

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.

Mon, 06/08/2020

Together we will

Fabrication engineers help meet the need for medical supplies due to COVID-19.

Mon, 06/08/2020

Mechanical goes virtual

How ME has adapted for remote education.

Tue, 05/05/2020

Two ME students in the 2020 Husky 100

ME's Alyssa Spomer and Behnoosh Parsa are among the 100 students named to the 2020 Husky 100 cohort.

Wed, 04/29/2020 | UW News

Solar researchers across country join forces with industry to boost U.S. solar manufacturing

A new coalition aims to accelerate the domestic commercialization of perovskite technologies.

Tue, 04/14/2020 | UW News

UW’s 3D printed COVID-19 face shields: From innovation to delivery

3D printers across the UW's three campuses were running 24/7 to print face shields for health care workers.

Mon, 04/06/2020 | UW Foster School of Business

ME Team Wins 2020 Environmental Innovation Challenge

Aquagga was named the winner of the $15,000 Grand Prize at the 2020 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC).

Tue, 03/10/2020 | UW Medicine

3D beating heart tissue experiment heads to Space Station

ME professor Nathan Sniadecki and graduate student Ty Higashi are part of a team sending beating heart tissue to space.

Tue, 03/10/2020

The Women of Fluid Mechanics

ME graduate student Courtney Otani shares personal stories and practical advice from women in fluid mechanics.

Fri, 03/06/2020 | Foster Blog

Funding Awards Announced for Jones + Foster Accelerator

AeroSpec, led by ME's doctoral candidate Jiayang (Joe) He, will receive seed funding from the J+F Accelerator program.

Thu, 01/23/2020 | Office of Global Affairs

Posner awarded Global Innovation Fund

Professor Jonathan Posner was awarded the Global Innovation Fund for his cookstove project.

Fri, 01/17/2020 | College of Engineering

ME alumni receive UW Engineering Diamond Awards

Congratulations to ME alumni James Skaggs and Allen Israel for winning the College of Engineering's 2020 Diamond Awards.

Tue, 09/22/2020 | UW News

Carpentry Compiler helps woodworkers design objects that they can actually make

Assistant professor Jeffrey Lipton is part of a team that created Carpentry Compiler, a digital tool for woodworking projects.

Thu, 11/14/2019 | NBC News Learn

Discovering You - Kat Steele

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

Making Medicine Accessible

MedsForAll, an Engineering Innovation in Health project-turned-startup, is developing an affordable alternative to the EpiPen.

Thu, 10/03/2019 | CoMotion Blog

Seibel spotlighted on CoMotion blog

Read about Research Professor Eric Seibel's numerous innovations on CoMotion's blog series.