Wed, 07/15/2020 | UW NewsA GoPro for beetles: Researchers create a robotic camera backpack for insects
A UW team has developed a tiny wireless steerable camera small enough to ride aboard an insect.
Mon, 07/13/2020 | UW NewsLaurel Morgan Miller Marsh awarded Fulbright Scholarship
ME graduate student Laurel Morgan Miller Marsh has been awarded a Fulbright to conduct research in Germany. Marsh's dissertation work focuses on flow-diverting stents and their use to treat cerebral aneurysms.
Thu, 07/09/2020UW leading effort to map northwest’s robotics training resources
As part of a major project by the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, the University of Washington is leading a canvassing effort to identify all of the potential training resources in advanced robotics for manufacturing across five states: Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Alaska.
Mon, 07/06/2020'Acoustic tweezers' may offer noninvasive solution to kidney stones and other medical applications
In a new paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of UW researchers describe a method for using ultrasound to noninvasively control a solid object within a living body.
Thu, 06/18/2020 | UW Alumni AssociationNaresh Goyal’s passion for education
The Goyal Family Endowed Scholarship honors the legacy of Naresh "Nick" Goyal (BSME, '72) and offers students the same opportunity Naresh had – to pursue an engineering degree and gain an education that will last a lifetime.
Mon, 06/08/2020Together we will
Fabrication engineers help meet the need for medical supplies due to COVID-19.
Mon, 06/08/2020Mechanical goes virtual
How ME has adapted for remote education.
Thu, 05/28/2020CREATE for accessibility
The new UW CREATE center is led by an interdisciplinary team whose mission is to make technology accessible and to make the world accessible through technology.
Mon, 05/11/2020 | UW Mechanical EngineeringHearts in space
Mechanical engineering professor Nathan Sniadecki explains the research benefits of organ and tissue chips and why some — like the heart tissue chips developed in his lab — are sent into space.
Tue, 05/05/2020Two ME students in the 2020 Husky 100
ME Seattle students Alyssa Spomer and Behnoosh Parsa are among the 100 University of Washington students named to the 2020 Husky 100 cohort, an honor given to just 100 students across all UW's degree programs and 3 campuses annually.
Wed, 04/29/2020 | UW NewsSolar researchers across country join forces with industry to boost U.S. solar manufacturing
A new coalition called the U.S. Manufacturing of Advanced Perovskites Consortium, or US-MAP, aims to accelerate the domestic commercialization of perovskite technologies.
Fri, 04/24/2020 | UW Mechanical EngineeringWaste to water
An ME co-founded company addressing chemical cleanup won the 2020 Environmental Innovation Challenge.
Tue, 04/14/2020 | UW NewsUW’s 3D printed COVID-19 face shields: From innovation to delivery
3D printers across the UW's three campuses were running 24/7 to print face shields for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon, 04/06/2020 | UW Foster School of BusinessME Team Wins 2020 Environmental Innovation Challenge
Aquagga, one of four ME-affiliated teams competing, was named the winner of the $15,000 Grand Prize at the 2020 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC).
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).