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Mon, 07/06/2020

'Acoustic tweezers' may offer noninvasive solution to kidney stones and other medical applications

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

Naresh Goyal’s passion for education

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

Together we will

Fabrication engineers help meet the need for medical supplies due to COVID-19.

Mon, 06/08/2020

Mechanical goes virtual

How ME has adapted for remote education.

A researcher adjusting device on another person's legs

Thu, 05/28/2020

CREATE 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 Engineering

Hearts 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, 05/05/2020

Two 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 News

Solar 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 Engineering

Waste to water

An ME co-founded company addressing chemical cleanup won the 2020 Environmental Innovation Challenge.

Tue, 04/14/2020 | UW News

UW’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 Business

ME 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 Medicine

3D 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, 03/10/2020

The 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 Blog

Funding 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 Affairs

Posner 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 Engineering

ME 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 Mechanics

Professor 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 Learn

Discovering 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 Engineering

Making Medicine Accessible

MedsForAll, an Engineering Innovation in Health project-turned-startup, is developing an affordable alternative to the EpiPen.

Mon, 10/07/2019

Welcome new faculty

Join us in welcoming new faculty to the ME department and congratulating current faculty on recent promotions.

Thu, 10/03/2019 | CoMotion Blog

Seibel 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 Engineering

Corie 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 | SNAME

Emeritus 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 Engineering

Research 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 News

UW 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.