The Engineering Innovation in Health (EIH) program is transforming education in health technology design and entrepreneurship by providing a framework for engineering students and faculty to partner with clinicians and develop affordable solutions to today’s pressing health needs. Highlighted are five projects that originated through EIH and are still building momentum.
June 26, 2017
June 19, 2017
ME graduate student Jessica Zistatsis shares her journey through the commercialization process at the UW, thanks to Engineering Innovation in Health. Jessica is one of the innovators of PlayGait™, a pediatric exoskeleton that helps kids with cerebral palsy practice walking.
May 15, 2017
March 27, 2017
Husky Robotics is a student team involved in the University Rover Challenge, where teams from across the globe build remote-controlled space exploration vehicles. In its sixth year at the UW, the Husky Robotics team turned its attention inward. By focusing on creating a solid foundation, the team hopes to set future generations of student roboticists on a path to success.
March 6, 2017
For 28 years, UW Formula Motorsports has brought together students to design, build and compete formula-style vehicles. The College of Engineering spoke with Formula about the lasting dedication that students bring to the team. Team members credit their culture of student leadership and mentorship as key to the team’s stability and success.
January 10, 2017
First in her family to attend college, senior Fethya Ibrahim is making the most of her time at the UW. Learn about why — thanks to her experiences in ME’s Cell Biomechanics Lab and in the Machine Shop — she decided to pursue a degree in ME.