Auth, O’Donnell Join Academy
Two University of Washington professors, Matthew O’Donnell and David Auth, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Auth, an affiliate University of Washington professor (and Xconomist) developed a minimally invasive drill for clearing out clogged coronary arteries that led to the founding of Redmond, WA-based Heart Technology. O’Donnell came to UW in 2006 as dean of the UW College of Engineering. He was elected to the academy for contributions to ultrasound technologies, the UW said in a statement.