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Recent News

Tow-End Recognition
Thursday, August 20, 2020

BARC research has won the Best of BTEC award for two consecutive years at the... Read More

M-Leap Project
Monday, June 17, 2019 - Clean Energy Funds

The Boeing Advanced Research Center (BARC) has received $1.2 million from the Washington State Department of Commerce’s Energy Research... Read More

Discovery Days, BARC
Monday, April 29, 2019

The Boeing Advanced Research Center (BARC@UW) lab recently participated in its 5th year of Engineering Discovery Days, which hosted... Read More

Washington Engineering/STEM Deans and Directors Meeting
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Deans from Eastern Washington U, Western Washington U, Walla Walla U, St. Martin’s U, Seattle Pacific U., Seattle U., Washington State... Read More

Friday, May 11, 2018 - UW News

Dennis A. Muilenburg (president, chair, and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company) visited BARC and UW. Photo with students,... Read More

Visit from Auburn Boeing Leadership
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Boeing leadership, including Jack Meehan, from The Boeing Company Fabrication Division in Auburn visited BARC to review capabilities and... Read More

Children using robotic arm in BARC lab
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Last week students from all over the Seattle area descended onto the University of Washington for the annual Engineering Discovery Days... Read More

UW students present research projects to Boeing engineering leaders
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety. These are just a few of the projects... Read More

BARC lab visit
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Professor Toshiaki Murai, the Dean of the Faculty of... Read More

Jim Buttrick (right), a Boeing engineer and the associate director of the Boeing Advanced Research Center at the University of Washington, describes the workings of a mobile vehicle equipped with multiple sensors to Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington.
Monday, January 19, 2015 - Boeing

Boeing and the University of Washington recently celebrated their new collaborative research lab at the university’s Seattle campus.... Read More

 Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner cuts the ribbon during the opening of the new Boeing Advanced Research Center at the University of Washington Monday, January 19, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. Located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the BARC will allow students and faculty to work collaboratively with Boeing engineers on aircraft and spacecraft assembly and manufacturing. Four initial projects focusing on automation, robotics, and aircraft assembly are underway at the n
Monday, January 19, 2015 - Seattle P-I

Studying engineering can feel divorced from the real world, according to Benjamin Janicki, a graduate student of mechanical engineering... Read More

Benjamin Janicki, left, a UW graduate student, and Boeing engineer Jim Buttrick inspect a remotely operated vehicle that could be used to crawl inside small spaces in airplanes.
Monday, January 19, 2015 - UW Today

Boeing engineers and scientists have brought their projects to the University of Washington, opening a new research center on campus... Read More