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Geek of the Week and Global Entrepreneur: Robert Masse plugs into analytics to build better batteries
FEBRUARY 2, 2018 | GeekWire
MSE graduate student Robert Masse is passionate about renewable energy technology and its potential contribution to addressing climate change. His business, Astrolabe Analytics (formerly Cloud Instruments), focuses on improving battery analytics to assist the quest for better batteries. Masse recently won the Global Student Entrepreneur Award and is featured in GeekWire as a "Geek of the Week."
EpiForAll student team creates affordable life-saving device
JULY 29, 2017 | The Seattle Times
EpiForAll started as an idea in UW Engineering's Engineering Innovation in Health class and is now on the path toward commercialization -- and bringing down skyrocketing cost of life-saving medicine. The team, including MSE alumnus Shawn Swanson, MS '16, won a first-place prize in the UW Buerk Center’s Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, which came with a $15,000 award. That gave the EpiForAll team a high profile, as well as money to keep the project working. Since earning his master’s degree in December, Swanson has been working full time on the auto-injector, with help from other students who are still enrolled." More »