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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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a still photo of a beating heart tissue against a red background with illustrated hearts

Feb 08, 2021

Engineering that tugs at the heartstrings

UW researchers engineer miniature beating heart tissues that allow them to study a range of topics in human health.
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Per Reinhall

Dec 01, 2020

Lessons from a decade as ME chair

At the end of this year Per Reinhall will conclude his second term as “Chair Per” and return to research and teaching.
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Professor Steve Brunton writing math equations on a lightboard with a marker

Oct 27, 2020

‘Eigensteve’ Brunton: YouTubing math for engineers

With over four million views and 90,000 subscribers, Professor Steve Brunton’s YouTube channel simplifies the mathematical fundamentals behind data-driven engineering concepts.
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