We love to share our work with students, teachers, and other community members who are interested in the ultimate machine and engineering. The human body is incredibly complex and we need more creative minds from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about addressing the challenges when things go wrong with the ultimate machine. We host a variety of outreach events each year to inspire and educate others about these challenges and how they can get involved.
Our lab participates in UW’s Discovery Days, MESA Days, and Expanding Your Horizons each spring. We hope to see you at some of these events!
Recent Outreach Events
Alyssa Spomer along with HuskyADAPT (Accessible Design & Play Technology) hosted the first-ever adapted toy Hackathon with Microsoft. The event ...Read More
Patent examiners spend their days critically evaluating the latest innovations, to determine if they are useful, novel, and non-obvious. When ...Read More
Nicole Zaino, Alyssa Spomer, and Megan Auger volunteered at the swimming event at the Special Olympics Washington's State Spring Games. Congratulations ...Read More
Alyssa Spomer, Karley Benoff, and Michael Rosenberg volunteered at the cheer line, bocce, and tennis sporting events as well as ...Read More
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH website) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing gateway opportunities for female middle and high school ...Read More
Harlan Hahn was a well known disability rights activist and scholar, after he passed away the University of Washington received an ...Read More
About HuskyADAPT: HuskyADAPT (Accessible Design and Play Technology) is a new collaboration between the UW Departments of Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, ...Read More
Please join us THIS THURSDAY, January 26th for a Bioengineering seminar (part of the BIOEN 509 Seminar Series) presented by ...Read More
Making Engineering Welcoming and Accessible for Students with Disabilities Check out this upcoming webinar featuring some of our AccessEngineering team! ...Read More
This past Friday, the University unleashed its most ambitious philanthropic campaign, UW Together. The Ability & Innovation Lab was honored to have a team ...Read More