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Students in the UW ECE Professional Master’s Program develop smartphone apps that use sensors and artificial intelligence to interact with the real world

In a unique UW ECE course, students learn how to develop smartphone apps capable of taking full advantage of the device's capabilities.

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UW ECE doctoral student Vikram Iyer receives 2020 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

This prestigious award from The Marconi Society acknowledges Iyer's innovative work developing bio-inspired and bio-integrative wireless sensor systems.

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Moving Beyond Moore: Reconfigurable silicon photonics get a boost via new non-volatile memory material

Assistant Professor Arka Majumdar and his team of researchers have solved a major problem in integrated optical information processing and communication using new phase-change materials.

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A GoPro for beetles: Researchers create a robotic camera backpack for insects

UW ECE doctoral students Vikram Iyer and Ali Najafi and other researchers at UW have developed a tiny, smartphone-controlled camera that can ride aboard an insect or insect-sized robot, giving us a steerable beetle's-eye view of their world.

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Alaska Airlines adopts software tool developed by UW ECE undergraduate students

A UW ECE student team recently developed a reliable and easy-to-use web portal, which acts as a manual to help technicians at Alaska Airlines load computer software onto airplanes more efficiently.

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UW ECE student Zheyi Han creates miniturized optical systems for 3D imaging and biomedical diagnostics

Ph.D. candidate Zheyi Han discusses her research integrating micro-electromechanical systems into compact optical systems.

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Forward with Society of Women Engineers at UW (SWE)

The Society of Women Engineers at UW launches a new virtual mentorship program to give high school students support and guidance while at home.

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UW ECE and CEE students collaborate on remote-controlled sensing vehicle for WSDOT

For a highly collaborative capstone project that entails developing a remote-controlled sensing vehicle, moving the course online due to COVID-19 meant twice the opportunity to utilize problem-solving skills.

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A professor’s long career and vision for the future leaves an ongoing legacy

On June 6, 2020, UW ECE Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Albrecht passed away at the age of 85. He had a hopeful vision of the future that was demonstrated by his 40-year career at the UW. His legacy continues today in the lives of those he touched, both nearby and far away.

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UW students thrive online, engineering devices to assist people with disabilities

Despite ongoing pressures from the novel coronavirus pandemic, students in the Neural Engineering Tech Studio designed and engineered devices to assist people with conditions such as paralysis, autism, blindness and Parkinson’s disease.

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ENGINE Showcase's Top 3 winning teams announced!

Learn more about our winning teams and the outstanding projects they worked on with industry sponsors Realwear, the UW College of Engineering, and Microsoft!

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WiBotic raises $5.7M to boost wireless systems for charging up robots and drones

WiBotic is a UW ECE spin-off company co-founded by Professor Joshua Smith and alum, Ben Waters.

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Teaching Computers to Recognize Human Actions in Videos

UW ECE team of researchers present their unique 'unsupervised' approach to action recognition this week at major Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2020 conference.

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Coronavirus pandemic upends research plans

UW ECE Assistant Professor Brian Johnson was recently featured in IEEE Spectrum's article on how the coronavirus has disrupted fieldwork and lab experiments at various institutions across the country.

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Congratulations, Class of 2020!

UW ECE wishes the best of luck to all of our graduating students!

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