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prostate biopsy 3D dataset

Oct 31, 2022

Accelerating 3D imaging

This year, the Molecular Biophotonics Lab is scaling up its prostate cancer research to include collaborations with other universities. 
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Two students with masks welding in a lab

Oct 17, 2022

Student clubs win big

Student clubs involving ME students recently won awards at in-person competitions.
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Man walking on a treadmill wearing an exoskeleton device

Sep 06, 2022

Taking steps toward supporting mobility in cerebral palsy

Ph.D. student Alyssa Spomer is exploring how a robotic exoskeleton device paired with real-time feedback can enhance rehabilitation therapy for children with cerebral palsy.
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Two rendering illustrations of a small movement tracking device

Aug 29, 2022

Light, efficient sensors recognize body and eye movement

UW ME researchers are creating sensors that can better detect human movement and can be used with a new wearable eye tracker.
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Close up of hands with purple gloves holding a small and stretchable generator that converts body heat to electricity.

Aug 08, 2022

Harvesting thermal energy to power wearable electronics

UW researchers, led by ME Assistant Professor Mohammad Malakooti, have developed a wearable, stretchable thermoelectric device that converts body heat to electricity.   
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Closeup of water in a tank lab

Jul 29, 2022

How do microplastics behave at the ocean surface?

Postdoctoral researcher Luci Baker and Assistant Professor Michelle DiBenedetto are using fluid mechanics to research microplastics in the ocean.
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