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A robot arm hovering above a chessboard

Aug 24, 2021

A vision for robotics

The UW MACS Lab builds robots and machines that combine vision, intelligence and manipulation to play games, perform tasks and advance robotics research goals.
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An illustration of Leonard "Len" Nelson in front of the "W" sign

Jul 08, 2021

Affiliate in residence

Retired engineers like Leonard Nelson offer their time and expertise to enrich UW research and education through affiliate professorships.
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A collage of six student clubs logos

May 11, 2021

Clubs during COVID

Updates on how ME’s student clubs have adapted to overcome disruptions caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic.
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A collage of four VR images

Apr 26, 2021

Four virtual worlds signal the future of VR for health

Four virtual worlds developed by ME’s Hunter Hoffman signal the future of VR for health.
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Trevor Harrison looking through the glass pane of a big water tank with a diver and a µFloat inside

Apr 06, 2021

Lessons in the deep

An underwater robotic device called the µFloat, invented by mechanical engineering student Trevor Harrison, offers a new way to map underwater environments.
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Closeup of carbon fiber

Mar 22, 2021

How Washington became a global epicenter for advanced carbon fiber

Stronger than steel and lighter than aluminum, carbon fiber composite materials are one of the key enabling technologies of the 21st century and play a particularly important role in Washington.
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