Fri, 06/24/2022Applying insect intelligence to micro-robots
A new review paper co-written by ME Assistant Professor Sawyer Fuller makes the case for drawing inspiration from insects to create AI for autonomous micro-robots.
Thu, 06/23/2022 | The DailyCombining 3D tissue imaging and AI
Supported by an NIH grant, ME professor Jonathan Liu is co-leading work with Case Western Reserve University to better view and understand prostate cancer cells.
Wed, 06/22/2022Celebrating our 2022 graduates
The 2022 ME graduation celebration included speakers and student awards.
Fri, 06/17/2022 | Discover MagazineThe science behind helmets protecting bicyclists
ME Assistant Professor Mehmet Kurt and ME PhD student Fargol Rezayaraghi share how helmets provide protection against severe head injury and death for cyclists.
Fri, 06/17/2022Mehmet Kurt receives NSF CAREER Award
The ME Assistant Professor received an NSF CAREER Award to research the dynamics of soft, highly damped materials and engage LGBTQ+ communities.
Mon, 06/13/2022 | OPB NewsMachine uses moth antennae to smell
UW postdoctoral scholar and mechanical engineer Melanie Anderson’s work is featured in this story about a drone that uses live insect antennae to pick up scents.
Mon, 06/13/2022 | The Seattle TimesHow infectious particles spread
ME Research Associate Professor Igor Novosselov shared his expertise in aerosol science with The Seattle Times in an article about choirs returning to perform.
Mon, 06/13/2022ME undergraduates work to solve real-world problems
Undergraduate students showcased a range of projects during the inaugural Mechanical Engineering Capstone Expo
Mon, 06/13/2022AI for engineering
The AI Institute in Dynamic Systems isn’t quite a year old, but its directors are already laying the groundwork to transform engineering education and, ultimately, the field.
Mon, 06/06/2022 | UW Engineering Innovation in HealthStudents present health innovation projects
Engineering Innovation in Health students recently presented to health leaders and innovators at the 2022 Spring Symposium.
Mon, 06/06/2022ME faculty honored with student-nominated FACET Awards
Students recognized six ME faculty members with Faculty Appreciation for Career Education & Training Awards.
Tue, 05/31/2022 | UW Foster BlogME students win startup awards
Congrats to EIH teams CathConnect and inSTENT Connection for their awards at the 2022 Dempsey Startup Competition.
Fri, 05/27/2022 | UW NewsEcoCAR Mobility Challenge
With EcoCAR, which just wrapped up the last year of its four-year challenge, UW students rebuilt a car and experienced post-COVID camaraderie under the hood of a hybrid vehicle.
Tue, 05/03/2022ME undergrad competes on ‘Wheel of Fortune’
Abby Simcox represented the UW in March for College Week 2022 on the word puzzle game show.
Thu, 04/28/2022 | UW NanoESME faculty receive nanotech awards
Congrats to Ayokunle Olanrewaju and Aniruddh Vashisth for receiving Northwest Nanotechnology Infrastructure seed grants from the Institute for Nano-engineered Systems.
Wed, 04/27/2022 | Cision PR NewswireXu Chen receives SME award
ME’s Xu Chen has received a 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).
Fri, 04/22/2022 | UW NewsMaking Earth-friendly electronics
ME’s Aniruddh Vashisth and other UW Engineering researchers discuss their innovative methods to design and manufacture sustainable electronics.
Tue, 04/19/2022 | The American Society of Mechanical Engineers3D cancer imaging
The latest issue of ME Magazine features ME Professor Jon Liu and team’s research to improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Mon, 04/18/2022Bubbles for toughness
UW researchers collaborate to investigate and advance nanofoams, a new tiny but mighty material.
Tue, 04/12/2022 | Carnegie Mellon UniversityFolding space structures
UW and Carnegie Mellon researchers use NASA funding to advance foldable structures that fit into a tiny compartment for launch and expand into super-structures in outer space.
Mon, 04/11/2022 | National Science FoundationMehmet Kurt receives NSF CAREER award
ME Assistant Professor Mehmet Kurt has received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award for his research on nonlinear resonances of highly damped, soft materials.
Mon, 03/28/2022 | College of EngineeringLearning outcomes
ME's Brian Polagye and other engineering instructors share what they've discovered from more than a year of remote teaching.
Wed, 03/23/2022 | NewswiseUsing sound waves to break up kidney stones
An innovative technique called burst wave lithotripsy developed by researchers, including ME Associate Professor Michael Bailey, may provide an effective, more accessible alternative for noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, according to initial human studies.
Fri, 03/11/2022 | UW NewsNew dental prototype for cavity prevention
In a new study, UW researchers have shown that a dental tool they created can measure the acidity built up by the bacteria in plaque that leads to cavities.
Mon, 03/07/2022 | Foster BlogME students win big
Congrats to the engineering teams that swept the 2022 Holloman Health Innovation Challenge. ME students were on the teams that won first, second and third place.