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Spring 2018 Edition

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students standing below jet wing in Boeing plant

Secrets of the sky

In this novel course, Boeing engineers and ME faculty partner to teach students how to design commercial airplanes. Read more »

students in workshop adapting a toy

Making play possible

Driven by students, HuskyADAPT is teaching the UW community how to modify toys for kids with disabilities. Read more »

Innovations for heart health

We highlight six research projects led by ME faculty committed to advancing health and saving lives. Read more »

Climate research pioneer

ME alumna Tami Bond receives the 2018 UW College of Engineering Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Academia. Read more »

Amplifying movement and performance

The UW’s new AMP Lab enables experiments with clinical and research populations interacting with autonomous and semi-autonomous machines. Read more »

Transforming tissue paper

Thanks to ME research, tissue paper can become a new kind of wearable sensor. Read more »

ME Leadership Seminar

Many thanks to the alumni and friends who participated in this year’s leadership seminar series. Read more »

External Advisory Board

Thanks to the 2017-18 ME External Advisory Board for another great year of advice, mentoring and advocacy for the department. Read more »


The MEssenger is the department's alumni newsletter. Published twice a year, it features stories about students, faculty, research, alumni and more.