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Wed, 06/05/2019 | GeekWire

Change climate for energy innovation

Washington Clean Energy Testbeds partners with startups to churn out clean energy technology.

Tue, 06/04/2019 | Columns

Energy’s new wave

Converting ocean waves into electricity poses challenges—and promise.

Thu, 05/23/2019 | UW Mechanical Engineering

Advancing a partnership

PACCAR and ME deepen their collaboration through a new campus workspace and undergraduate capstone projects.

Wed, 05/15/2019

Corie L. Cobb receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

ME associate professor Corie L. Cobb is the recipient of a 2019 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award (NTFA). Of the 100+ nominations, 17 were selected this year, and Cobb was the only UW recipient.

Tue, 05/14/2019 | Boeing

BARC hosts exhibit at Discovery Day

The Boeing Advanced Research Center lab at the University of Washington recently hosted an Engineering Discovery Day exhibit for the fifth year in a row. During the two-day event, more than 10,000 middle- and high-school students visit the BARC lab and meet with University of Washington students.

Tue, 05/14/2019 | GeekWire

UW Hyperloop slims down racing pod

For the fourth time, UW Hyperloop is taking aim at SpaceX, and this time they’ve got their racer down to fighting weight.

Wed, 05/01/2019 | Physics Today

Microswimmers with no moving parts

Microscopic self-propelled particles could one day be used to clean up wastewater or deliver drugs in the body, according to ME and ChemE professor Jonathan Posner, George Mason assistant professor, and ME alumni Jeffrey Moran, PhD '13.

Thu, 04/25/2019

Nine ME graduate students receive NSF fellowships

A record number of ME graduate students have been awarded 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. This fellowship program supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Thu, 04/25/2019 | UW Graduate School

ME alum receives 2019 UW Graduate School Medal

Alumnus Brandon Tuan Nguyen, BSME '15, has received the 2019 UW Graduate School Medal for his efforts to combine academic scholarship with social awareness and his contribution to redefining the value of a doctoral degree. Now a doctoral student in Rehabilitation Medicine, he is also a DO-IT mentor and was a 2018 HuskyADAPT Award recipient. Congrats Brandon!

Tue, 04/09/2019 | King5 News

Researchers in Sequim studying how new energy technology could impact fish

Researchers are studying the effect underwater equipment might have on the behavior of fish, with the help of Adaptable Monitoring Package.

Mon, 04/08/2019 | GeekWire

In quest to make a better battery, Univ. of Washington students win environmental innovation challenge

MOtiF Materials invented a way to making batteries degrade less quickly over time. Rasmussen, a doctoral student of mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, said the broader aim of the project is to make next-generation materials and manufacture them in a way that is scalable, cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

Thu, 04/04/2019 | UW Foster Blog

Students Impress at 2019 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

ME's MOtiF Materials team won the grand prize at the 2019 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC). ME students were also on the two teams that won the Judges Also Really Liked (JARL) award.

Fri, 03/22/2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Composites work wins second Mary Gates Scholarship for John Buffalo

After a six-month internship at SpaceX, John Buffalo has returned to win a second Mary Gates Scholarship.

Wed, 03/20/2019 | The Seattle Times

UW rower Andrew Gaard reaches the top despite being smaller than most

ME senior Andrew Gaard works hard both on the water and in school.

Wed, 03/13/2019 | UW News

New method to assess platelet health could help ER doctors

ME researchers are part of a team that has created a novel system that can measure platelet function within two minutes and can help doctors determine which trauma patients might need a blood transfusion upon being admitted to a hospital.

Mon, 03/11/2019 | Columns

Character: Inventor Billy Price takes it ‘one foot at a time’

ME alum Billy Price, ’02, is the founder of BILLY Footwear, an easy-on shoe design using zippers and making life easier for kids and individuals with disabilities.

Wed, 03/06/2019 | UW News

FASER detector at the Large Hadron Collider to seek clues about hidden matter in the universe

A team from the UW Department of Mechanical Engineering – led by Bill Kuykendall – will construct the FASER instrument’s support platform, which will hold intricate magnets and detectors in place.

Tue, 03/05/2019 | SIAM News

ME faculty wins SIAG/CSE Early Career Prize

ME Associate Professor Steven Brunton won the 2019 SIAM Activity Group on Computational Science and Engineering Early Career Prize. The award recognizes Brunton for his significant contributions to a broad range of techniques for, and applications of, data-driven analytics, control theory, sparse sensing, and reduced order modeling.

Mon, 03/04/2019 | Center for Neurotechnology

CNT Hackathon encourages collaboration and interdisciplinary thinking to develop neurotechnology

ME master's student Karley Benoff and her teammates Preston Pan and Melchizedek Mashiku placed first in last week's Center for Neurotechnology 2019 Hackathon. They created a device to support strength, stability and balance for people who are recovering from spinal cord injuries.

Fri, 03/01/2019

Space architect

Architectural designer and ME student Makoto Eyre talks about returning to school for a second bachelor’s degree to pursue his passion: designing human environments in space.

Thu, 02/28/2019

UW researchers and Florida middle school students form unusual bond over cosmic kidney stones

Associate professor Michael Bailey collaborates with middle school students on tackling kidney stones in space.

Tue, 02/12/2019 | Accelerate: The Campaign for UW Medicine

Needless Needles

ME collaborates with UW Medicine to design a tiny device that can help find a patient’s artery without needles.

Mon, 02/11/2019

Passion never rests

ME senior Karli Berger shares how she’s balanced her passions for mentorship and teambuilding with mechatronics and cheer.

Wed, 02/06/2019 |

ME Junior selected as Brooke Owens Fellow

Congratulations to Anika Hidayat, a ME Junior, for being selected as one of the 2019 class of Brooke Owens Fellows. Anika will be interning at Northrop Grumman Innovation System during the upcoming summer.

Wed, 01/30/2019 | College of Engineering

ME alumni receive UW Engineering Diamond Award

Congratulations to ME alumni Paul Skoglund and Patrick Shanahan for winning the College of Engineering's 2019 Diamond Awards in Entrepreneurial Excellence and Distinguished Service.

The 2019 Diamond Awards will be held on Friday, May 17.