News from the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Combining Japanese culture and engineering

students visit windfarm

The Japan Early Fall 2017 study abroad program combines lessons about energy technology and regulations with the Japanese tea ceremony, flower arrangement and samurai culture. Students spend two weeks at UW Bothell and two weeks at Ehime University in Matsuyama, Japan.

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UW Bothell grows reputation in biotechnology

Daniel Schossow

Two electrical engineering students, Daniel Schossow and Manuja Sharma, were honored at a recent meeting of the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. Both are students of Assistant Professor Hung Cao whose research group is building an international reputation in the field of wireless power transfer.

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Building a biodigester as a teaching tool

Chris Sohlberg, Zsolt Pasztor, Matt Dunaway

Farmer Frog, a nonprofit educational farm in Woodinville, has added a biodigester to its teaching tools thanks to a capstone project by two University of Washington Bothell mechanical engineering students. It's an easy-to-follow lesson in renewable energy.

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First grads in physics, GWSS, education BA

A graduate goes forth

Some of the first graduates in three new degrees at the University of Washington Bothell have something in common: perfect timing. Just as they realized their interests in physics, educational studies or gender, women and sexuality studies, those became majors.

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UW, UW Bothell scientists explain new discovery in gravitational wave astronomy

image of black holes

The announcement that a third collision of black holes has been detected three billion light years away validates the work of hundreds of scientists, including Joey Shapiro Key, assistant professor of physics at the University of Washington Bothell. The discovery was made using a detector located at Hanford in eastern Washington.

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Ingenious way to visualize college affordability

screen shot of computer model

UW Professor Jim Fridley and UW Bothell Professor Kelvin Sung and his students have developed a computer model for college affordability used by state lawmakers.

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Lingling Yuan, Kyra Laughlin, Erica Qiao to receive medals at University of Washington Bothell commencement

At the University of Washington Bothell commencement, Lingling Yuan will receive the President’s Medal, which recognizes the graduating senior with the most distinguished academic record. Kyra Laughlin and Erica Qiao will receive the Chancellor’s Medal, which recognizes inspirational seniors for their commitment to learning.

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Six more Mary Gates scholars at UW Bothell

Randy Wang, Wolf Yeigh, Deanna Kennedy

Six University of Washington Bothell students won a $5,000 Mary Gates undergraduate research scholarship in the latest round of the awards, encouraging academic excellence. Photo: Scholarship winner Randy Wang explains his research to Chancellor Wolf Yeigh as mentor Deanna Kennedy looks on.

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Cybersecurity hot topic at UW Bothell

OWASP logo

About 200 students and members of the public are choosing to spend a spring Saturday indoors at a daylong cybersecurity summit at the University of Washington Bothell. This first-time event on May 13 is hosted by the student chapter of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). 

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Students build Mars robot for NASA contest

prototype model testing wheels in sand

UW Bothell’s Trickfire Robotics team is competing in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition May 22-26 at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The mission is to build a robot to mine ice granules on Mars for water people will need to survive on the Red Planet.

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