Mon, 04/10/2023To improve robots, look to birds
ME researchers improved a mathematical model describing how birds flock together – which could be applied to build robots that move in the same way.
Fri, 04/07/2023 | UW Foster School of Business2023 environmental innovation challenge winners
PurePlast, a team including ME students, won second-place in the competition.
Tue, 03/28/2023Meet Ben Hempstead
The ME alum reflects on his time at the UW, his career and his role on the department’s Executive Advisory Board.
Mon, 03/27/2023 | ForbesThe spring of crybiology
Dayong Gao, the ORIGINCELL Endowed Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, as well as alumni Shen Ren and Zhiquan (Andy) Shu, are interviewed about their research.
Mon, 03/27/2023Dayong Gao elected ISBER President
The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) addresses issues for biobanks and biorepositories.
Tue, 03/21/2023 | UW Engineered Living SystemsCreating materials for sustainable built environments
Assistant Professor Ayokunle Olánrewájú is a collaborator in an NSF-funded project that will combine engineered microorganisms with 3D printing to create materials for sustainable built environments.
Mon, 03/20/2023Engineering a better medical tape
Ph.D. student Shawn Swanson recently led a clinical trial for ThermoTape, a medical adhesive that becomes less sticky when time for removal.
Mon, 03/13/2023Quieting a bridge
ME researchers found a solution to mitigating the noise caused by the SR 520 floating bridge’s expansion joints.
Fri, 03/10/2023 | University of Washington MagazineME student soars
After addiction and prison, Raymond Haug transformed his life and found a calling in mechanical engineering.
Thu, 03/09/2023Michelle DiBenedetto receives NSF CAREER Award
The ME assistant professor received the award to support her research about the fluid dynamics of microplastics at the ocean surface.
Wed, 03/08/2023 | UW ECE NewsIV fluid monitor developed
An EIH project that involved ME students and faculty engineered a low-cost, accessible and highly accurate IV fluid monitor.
Wed, 03/08/2023 | UW Foster BlogME wins big at 2023 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge
Learn about the winning student teams, including second-place ME team AMOR (Advanced Multi-Organ Regeneration).
Wed, 03/08/2023 | GeekWireME teams win awards at health competition
A GeekWire story about the 2023 Hollomon Health Innovation Competition mentions winning teams with ME students.
Fri, 03/03/2023 | UW Foster School of BusinessME finalists compete in health innovation competition
At the UW's 2023 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, finalist teams that competed included 8 teams with ME students.
Tue, 02/21/2023Welcome new faculty member
Assistant Professor Jenny Robinson builds tissue models to better understand how cells respond to changing environments.
Mon, 02/13/2023New course aims to help students succeed as researchers
Graduate students share their research interests and their experience taking ME’s new course “Entering Research.”
Tue, 01/31/2023 | UW Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative MedicineMeet Jenny Robinson
Meet Jenny Robinson, Ph.D., new assistant professor of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Mechanical Engineering.
Tue, 01/24/2023 | UW College of EngineeringME alum receives 2023 Diamond Award
Steve Chisholm (B.S.,'86) received a 2023 Diamond Award from the College of Engineering.
Mon, 01/23/2023ME research wins Best Paper Award
Ph.D. student Garrett Kelley and Professor Ramulu Mamidala researched the setup for manufacturing 3D-printed parts.
Tue, 01/17/2023A new sensing system for tiny flying robots
ME researchers created a sensing system that enables 10-mg aerial robots to control their flight.
Thu, 01/12/2023 | The American Society of Mechanical EngineersResearchers destroy "forever chemicals"
Researchers led by Igor Novosselov, ME research associate professor, created a reactor that can break down "forever chemicals" into harmless byproducts.
Thu, 01/12/2023 | ElsevierNew book about foot and ankle biomechanics
ME Affiliate Professor William Ledoux co-edited a recently published book that covers the anatomy, measurement and function of the foot and ankle.
Thu, 12/22/2022 | IEEE SpectrumAutonomous flight for tiny robots
A team led by ME Assistant Professor Sawyer Fuller has put together the necessary sensing hardware to enable stable, autonomous flight for tiny robots.
Thu, 12/22/2022 | Springer NatureFruit-fly inspired robots hold steady
ME researchers created a sensing system that can help stabilize tiny flying devices.
Thu, 12/22/2022 | The National DigestThe benefits of automation
ME and ISE Associate Professor Ashis Banerjee shares how automation can help forecast supply chain movement and improve workplace health.