In late July, Randy Kyes — who is also a research professor in psychology and an adjunct research professor in global health and anthropology — will lead his 100th field course, in Thailand. He sat down with UW Today recently to talk about his work.
A personalized image search engine developed by a UW researcher lets people imagine how they would look with a different hairstyle, if they lived in a different time period or any other appearance change that can be synthesized with internet photos.
The UW received a record $542.4 million in the 2016 fiscal year, breaking the previous record of $482.5 million set in 2013-14. The funds came in the form of private gifts and grants earmarked by individuals, corporations and foundations for specific areas of research, labs, faculty, and student scholarships and programs.
UW professor Adam Summers is scanning and digitizing all 25,000 species of fish that live on Earth. Each species soon will have a high-resolution, 3-D visual replica online, available to all and downloadable for free.