Thu, 05/28/2020CREATE for accessibility
The new UW CREATE center is led by an interdisciplinary team whose mission is to make technology accessible and to make the world accessible through technology.
Mon, 05/11/2020 | UW Mechanical EngineeringHearts in space
Mechanical engineering professor Nathan Sniadecki explains the research benefits of organ and tissue chips and why some — like the heart tissue chips developed in his lab — are sent into space.
Tue, 05/05/2020Two ME students in the 2020 Husky 100
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 NewsSolar researchers across country join forces with industry to boost U.S. solar manufacturing
A new coalition called the U.S. Manufacturing of Advanced Perovskites Consortium, or US-MAP, aims to accelerate the domestic commercialization of perovskite technologies.
Fri, 04/24/2020 | UW Mechanical EngineeringWaste to water
An ME co-founded company addressing chemical cleanup won the 2020 Environmental Innovation Challenge.
Tue, 04/14/2020 | UW NewsUW’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 on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon, 04/06/2020 | UW Foster School of BusinessME Team Wins 2020 Environmental Innovation Challenge
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 | UW Medicine3D beating heart tissue experiment heads to Space Station
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.
Tue, 03/10/2020The 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 BlogFunding Awards Announced for Jones + Foster Accelerator
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 AffairsPosner awarded Global Innovation Fund
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 EngineeringME 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 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 MechanicsProfessor Junlan Wang receives the 2020 SEM M.M. Frocht Award
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 LearnDiscovering 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 EngineeringMaking Medicine Accessible
MedsForAll, an Engineering Innovation in Health project-turned-startup, is developing an affordable alternative to the EpiPen.
Mon, 10/07/2019Welcome new faculty
Join us in welcoming new faculty to the ME department and congratulating current faculty on recent promotions.
Thu, 10/03/2019 | CoMotion BlogSeibel spotlighted on 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 EngineeringCorie L. Cobb receives DARPA Young Faculty Award
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 | SNAMEEmeritus Professor Bruce Adee awarded The Webb Medal
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 Mechanical EngineeringResearch team receives U.S. Army award to explore mobile supercritical water oxidation
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).
Mon, 08/19/2019 | King5 NewsUW engineers test tidal energy turbines on Lake Washington
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 NewsHow ergonomic is your warehouse job? Soon, an app might be able to tell you
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.
Wed, 08/14/2019 | UW NewsDr. Nancy Allbritton named dean of UW’s College of Engineering
Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering.
Mon, 08/12/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringResearch impact
Elizabeth Rasmussen is developing a clean, scalable approach to synthesizing advanced materials, setting the stage for innovation in batteries, targeted drug delivery and more.
Tue, 07/23/2019 | Foster BlogTwo ME startups welcomed into 2019 Jones + Foster Accelerator
AeroSpec and DopCuff hope to take their venture to the next level in the Jones + Foster Accelerator at the UW Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.