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Meet the new faculty members on campus

Big W monument on campus

In advance of fall quarter Sept. 26, the University of Washington Bothell welcomes faculty new to the campus community in the schools of Business, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.

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UW Bothell advances self-driving trike

Tyler Folsom and team with bikes

The self-driving tricycle project at the University of Washington Bothell is rolling forward, giving students the opportunity to develop engineering and computing skills in the field of autonomous vehicles. 

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A summer cruise into ocean engineering

Matthew Munson and Spencer Nelson

University of Washington Bothell mechanical engineering students Matthew Munson and Spencer Nelson experienced ocean engineering firsthand on a cruise aboard a research ship this summer off the Northwest coast.

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UW Bothell working to reduce foul odor of latrines, airing issue in global sanitation

Lori Robins and team members

The University of Washington Bothell is helping develop a disinfectant to reduce the foul odor of latrines. Making pit toilets less offensive could improve sanitation in developing regions of the world where defecation in the open air spreads disease.

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UW Bothell helping bring back ‘little red fish’

A red kokanee salmon

UW Bothell faculty Jeff Jensen and Rob Turner and their students are working on a project to return once-plentiful kokanee salmon to Lyon Creek in Lake Forest Park. Jensen is using a remote site egg incubator, and Turner is monitoring the water quality of storm runoff.

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Where there’s smoke, there’s Jaffe research

Dan Jaffe

A new report that shows wildfire smoke is making air pollution worse in the Northwest is the most recent eye-catching research by UW Bothell Atmospheric Sciences Professor Dan Jaffe and his students.

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Summer research strengthens math majors

NREUP students on the W

Six promising UW Bothell math majors were selected for a National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program this summer. The Mathematical Association of America expects that immersing themselves in a research experience will strengthen their skills and encourage them to consider graduate school.

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Wildfires increasing air pollution in Northwest

US map showing Northwest air pollution in red

BOTHELL, Washington — A growing number of wildfires has increased particulate air pollution over the last several decades in the Northwest, researchers at the University of Washington Bothell report.

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UW Bothell math discovery goes Dutch

De Garve school building

A unique pattern of pentagons discovered by mathematicians at the University of Washington Bothell popped up in the Netherlands in the exterior design of a primary school building.

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UW Bothell students crow about their research

Posters in Mary Gates Hall

University of Washington Bothell students presented posters or talks on more than 50 projects at the 2018 UW Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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