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.
Mon, 06/10/2019 | GeekWireUniv. of Washington’s Husky Robotics is on a roll, as Mars rover offers students a big engineering project
Husky Robotics competed in the University Rover Challenge (URC), an international event that accepted 36 teams with a goal of showcasing designs for the next generation of Mars rovers.
Mon, 06/10/2019 | GeekWireInclusive design and accessible tech in the spotlight at Univ. of Washington student showcase
10 HuskyADAPT teams showed off their work at the HuskyADAPT Inclusive Design & Engineering Showcase.
Wed, 06/05/2019 | GeekWireChange climate for energy innovation
Washington Clean Energy Testbeds partners with startups to churn out clean energy technology.
Tue, 06/04/2019 | ColumnsEnergy’s new wave
Converting ocean waves into electricity poses challenges—and promise.
Thu, 05/23/2019 | UW Mechanical EngineeringAdvancing a partnership
PACCAR and ME deepen their collaboration through a new campus workspace and undergraduate capstone projects.
Wed, 05/15/2019Corie L. Cobb receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
ME associate professor Corie L. Cobb is the recipient of a 2019 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award (NTFA). Of the 100+ nominations, 17 were selected this year, and Cobb was the only UW recipient.
Tue, 05/14/2019 | BoeingBARC hosts exhibit at Discovery Day
The Boeing Advanced Research Center lab at the University of Washington recently hosted an Engineering Discovery Day exhibit for the fifth year in a row. During the two-day event, more than 10,000 middle- and high-school students visit the BARC lab and meet with University of Washington students.
Tue, 05/14/2019 | GeekWireUW Hyperloop slims down racing pod
For the fourth time, UW Hyperloop is taking aim at SpaceX, and this time they’ve got their racer down to fighting weight.
Wed, 05/01/2019 | Physics TodayMicroswimmers with no moving parts
Microscopic self-propelled particles could one day be used to clean up wastewater or deliver drugs in the body, according to ME and ChemE professor Jonathan Posner, George Mason assistant professor, and ME alumni Jeffrey Moran, PhD '13.
Thu, 04/25/2019Nine ME graduate students receive NSF fellowships
A record number of ME graduate students have been awarded 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. This fellowship program supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Thu, 04/25/2019 | UW Graduate SchoolME alum receives 2019 UW Graduate School Medal
Alumnus Brandon Tuan Nguyen, BSME '15, has received the 2019 UW Graduate School Medal for his efforts to combine academic scholarship with social awareness and his contribution to redefining the value of a doctoral degree. Now a doctoral student in Rehabilitation Medicine, he is also a DO-IT mentor and was a 2018 HuskyADAPT Award recipient. Congrats Brandon!
Tue, 04/09/2019 | King5 NewsResearchers in Sequim studying how new energy technology could impact fish
Researchers are studying the effect underwater equipment might have on the behavior of fish, with the help of Adaptable Monitoring Package.
Mon, 04/08/2019 | GeekWireIn quest to make a better battery, Univ. of Washington students win environmental innovation challenge
MOtiF Materials invented a way to making batteries degrade less quickly over time. Rasmussen, a doctoral student of mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, said the broader aim of the project is to make next-generation materials and manufacture them in a way that is scalable, cost-effective and environmentally friendly.
Thu, 04/04/2019 | UW Foster BlogStudents Impress at 2019 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge
ME's MOtiF Materials team won the grand prize at the 2019 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC). ME students were also on the two teams that won the Judges Also Really Liked (JARL) award.
Fri, 03/22/2019 | Department of Aeronautics & AstronauticsComposites work wins second Mary Gates Scholarship for John Buffalo
After a six-month internship at SpaceX, John Buffalo has returned to win a second Mary Gates Scholarship.
Wed, 03/20/2019 | The Seattle TimesUW rower Andrew Gaard reaches the top despite being smaller than most
ME senior Andrew Gaard works hard both on the water and in school.
Wed, 03/13/2019 | UW NewsNew method to assess platelet health could help ER doctors
ME researchers are part of a team that has created a novel system that can measure platelet function within two minutes and can help doctors determine which trauma patients might need a blood transfusion upon being admitted to a hospital.
Mon, 03/11/2019 | ColumnsCharacter: Inventor Billy Price takes it ‘one foot at a time’
ME alum Billy Price, ’02, is the founder of BILLY Footwear, an easy-on shoe design using zippers and making life easier for kids and individuals with disabilities.
Wed, 03/06/2019 | UW NewsFASER detector at the Large Hadron Collider to seek clues about hidden matter in the universe
A team from the UW Department of Mechanical Engineering – led by Bill Kuykendall – will construct the FASER instrument’s support platform, which will hold intricate magnets and detectors in place.
Tue, 03/05/2019 | SIAM NewsME faculty wins SIAG/CSE Early Career Prize
ME Associate Professor Steven Brunton won the 2019 SIAM Activity Group on Computational Science and Engineering Early Career Prize. The award recognizes Brunton for his significant contributions to a broad range of techniques for, and applications of, data-driven analytics, control theory, sparse sensing, and reduced order modeling.
Mon, 03/04/2019 | Center for NeurotechnologyCNT Hackathon encourages collaboration and interdisciplinary thinking to develop neurotechnology
ME master's student Karley Benoff and her teammates Preston Pan and Melchizedek Mashiku placed first in last week's Center for Neurotechnology 2019 Hackathon. They created a device to support strength, stability and balance for people who are recovering from spinal cord injuries.
Thu, 02/28/2019UW researchers and Florida middle school students form unusual bond over cosmic kidney stones
Associate professor Michael Bailey collaborates with middle school students on tackling kidney stones in space.
Tue, 02/12/2019 | Accelerate: The Campaign for UW MedicineNeedless Needles
ME collaborates with UW Medicine to design a tiny device that can help find a patient’s artery without needles.