News & Events


Thu, 07/09/2020
As part of a major project by the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, the University of Washington is leading a canvassing effort to identify all of the potential training resources in advanced robotics for manufacturing across five states: Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Alaska.
Mon, 07/06/2020
In a new paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of UW researchers describe a method for using ultrasound to noninvasively control a solid object within a living body.
Thu, 06/18/2020 | UW Alumni Association
The Goyal Family Endowed Scholarship honors the legacy of Naresh "Nick" Goyal (BSME, '72) and offers students the same opportunity Naresh had – to pursue an engineering degree and gain an education that will last a lifetime.
Mon, 06/08/2020
How ME has adapted for remote education.
Mon, 06/08/2020
Fabrication engineers help meet the need for medical supplies due to COVID-19.
Tue, 05/05/2020
ME Seattle students Alyssa Spomer and Behnoosh Parsa are among the 100 University of Washington students named to the 2020 Husky 100 cohort, an honor given to just 100 students across all UW's degree programs and 3 campuses annually.
Wed, 04/29/2020 | UW News
A new coalition called the U.S. Manufacturing of Advanced Perovskites Consortium, or US-MAP, aims to accelerate the domestic commercialization of perovskite technologies.
Tue, 04/14/2020 | UW News
3D printers across the UW's three campuses were running 24/7 to print face shields for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon, 04/06/2020 | UW Foster School of Business
Aquagga, one of four ME-affiliated teams competing, was named the winner of the $15,000 Grand Prize at the 2020 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC).
Tue, 03/10/2020
ME graduate student Courtney Otani shares personal stories and practical advice from women in fluid mechanics.
Tue, 03/10/2020 | UW Medicine
ME professor Nathan Sniadecki and graduate student Ty Higashi are part of a team that's sending beating heart tissue to space to study how microgravity and other physical forces in space exact their effects on heart muscle.
Fri, 03/06/2020 | Foster Blog
AeroSpec, led by ME's doctoral candidate Jiayang (Joe) He, will receive up to $25k in funding from the Jones + Foster Accelerator at the UW Foster School of Business.
Thu, 01/23/2020 | Office of Global Affairs
Congratulations to Professor Jonathan Posner on being awarded the Global Innovation Fund from the Office of Global Affairs for his cookstove-related BURN injury investigations in Nepal and Ghana (BURNING).
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.
Mon, 10/07/2019
Join us in welcoming new faculty to the ME department and congratulating current faculty on recent promotions.
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.