Tue, 03/10/2020 | UW Medicine3D beating heart tissue experiment heads to Space Station
ME professor Nathan Sniadecki and graduate student Ty Higashi are part of a team that's sending beating heart tissue to space to study how microgravity and other physical forces in space exact their effects on heart muscle.
Tue, 03/10/2020The Women of Fluid Mechanics
ME graduate student Courtney Otani shares personal stories and practical advice from women in fluid mechanics.
Fri, 03/06/2020 | Foster BlogFunding Awards Announced for Jones + Foster Accelerator
AeroSpec, led by ME's doctoral candidate Jiayang (Joe) He, will receive up to $25k in funding from the Jones + Foster Accelerator at the UW Foster School of Business.
Thu, 01/23/2020 | Office of Global AffairsPosner awarded Global Innovation Fund
Congratulations to Professor Jonathan Posner on being awarded the Global Innovation Fund from the Office of Global Affairs for his cookstove-related BURN injury investigations in Nepal and Ghana (BURNING).
Fri, 01/17/2020 | College of EngineeringME alumni receive UW Engineering Diamond Awards
Congratulations to ME alumni James Skaggs and Allen Israel for winning the College of Engineering's 2020 Diamond Awards for Distinguished Achievement in Industry and the Dean’s Award, respectively. The 2020 Diamond Awards will be held on Saturday, June 6.
Fri, 12/06/2019 | Society for Experimental MechanicsProfessor Junlan Wang receives the 2020 SEM M.M. Frocht Award
Professor Junlan Wang receives the 2020 M.M. Frocht Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), a prestigious award recognizing outstanding achievement as an educator in the field of experimental mechanics.
Thu, 11/14/2019 | NBC News LearnDiscovering You - Kat Steele
Associate prof Kat Steele and her team's work to help kids move better was featured in an episode of NBC News Learn!
Tue, 10/22/2019 | College of EngineeringMaking Medicine Accessible
MedsForAll, an Engineering Innovation in Health project-turned-startup, is developing an affordable alternative to the EpiPen.
Mon, 10/07/2019Welcome new faculty
Join us in welcoming new faculty to the ME department and congratulating current faculty on recent promotions.
Thu, 10/03/2019 | CoMotion BlogSeibel spotlighted on CoMotion blog
Read about Research Professor Eric Seibel's numerous innovations on CoMotion's blog series, “UW Researcher Spotlight.”
Wed, 09/11/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringCorie L. Cobb receives DARPA Young Faculty Award
Corie L. Cobb, Washington Research Foundation Innovation Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Clean Energy, is the recipient of a 2019 Young Faculty Award from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Thu, 08/29/2019 | SNAMEEmeritus Professor Bruce Adee awarded The Webb Medal
Emeritus Professor Bruce Adee was awarded the 2019 SNAME William H. Webb Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Education in Naval Architecture, Marine or Ocean Engineering.
Mon, 08/19/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringResearch team receives U.S. Army award to explore mobile supercritical water oxidation
A UW research team led by ME associate professor Igor Novosselov will advance their work to develop a system that breaks down chemical warfare agents and toxic waste through a new $400,000 Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) from the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO).
Mon, 08/19/2019 | King5 NewsUW engineers test tidal energy turbines on Lake Washington
A team of ME engineers are testing turbines in Lake Washington that are designed to turn tides into usable energy.
Mon, 08/19/2019 | UW NewsHow ergonomic is your warehouse job? Soon, an app might be able to tell you
Ashis Banerjee and a team of researchers used machine learning to develop a new system that can monitor factory and warehouse workers for ergonomic issues.
Wed, 08/14/2019 | UW NewsDr. Nancy Allbritton named dean of UW’s College of Engineering
Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering.
Tue, 07/23/2019 | Foster BlogTwo ME startups welcomed into 2019 Jones + Foster Accelerator
AeroSpec and DopCuff hope to take their venture to the next level in the Jones + Foster Accelerator at the UW Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.
Wed, 07/17/2019 | UW News8 UW professors elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2019
Congratulations to ME Chair Per Reinhall for being elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) this year.
Tue, 07/09/2019 | Environmental MonitorEyes Underwater Watching Aquatic Wildlife
ME associate professor Brian Polagye and his research team offer a promising new way to harvest energy from waves at sea.
Mon, 07/08/2019 | WiredAn itty-bitty robot that lifts off like a sci-fi spaceship
ME faculty Igor Novosselov and Sawyer Fuller are developing small flying robots that can be powered by ion propulsion.
Mon, 07/08/2019 | The White HouseAssociate Professor Steve Brunton receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Associate professor Steve Brunton is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
Fri, 06/28/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringClass of ’69 grads honored at ME’s 2019 graduation
Class of 1969 graduates were honored with a 50th reunion reception and recognized during ME’s graduation ceremony.
Tue, 06/25/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringUW Formula Motorsports takes 2nd at competition
Congratulations to the UW Formula Motorsports team for placing 2nd and picking up several additional awards at this year's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) competition in Lincoln, Nebraska!
Tue, 06/11/2019 | Foster BlogAeroSpec places 4th in startup competition
The AeroSpec team, cofounded by Sep Makhsous and Jiayang (Joe) He, ECE and ME PhD students in ME faculty member Igor Novosselov’s lab, won the $5,000 Fenwick & West fourth place prize at the 2019 Dempsey Startup Competition for their real-time air quality monitoring system. Their device also collects airborne nanoparticles into a transparent cartridge for the in-depth pollutant analysis.
Tue, 06/11/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringResearchers receive clean energy award
A team of UW and Boeing researchers in the Boeing Advanced Research Center (BARC) have received $1.2 million in Energy RD&D Clean Energy funding from the Washington State Department of Commerce. The team is one of ten selected this year out of 52 total applicants.