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Sam Burden receives NSF CAREER award to advance human-machine collaboration and broaden participation of underrepresented students in STEM

UW ECE assistant professor Sam Burden has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, one of the most prestigious awards in the nation for early-career faculty.

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UW ECE Professor Bruce Darling discusses mobility and transportation engineering

As lead faculty adviser for the UW Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) team, Darling oversees a group of students competing in the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, a rigorous four-year-long endeavor.

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The impact of neurotechnology

UW ECE senior postdoctoral researcher Dr. Fatma Inanici (left) applies electrical stimulation patches to the neck of research study participant Jessie Owen (right). Owen, who has a spinal cord injury, spoke at a recent roundtable about her decision to participate in this study and how neurotechnology has changed her life.

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UW ECE spinout WiBotic wins European seals of approval for its wireless robot charging systems

WiBotic has developed battery charging systems that can power autonomous drones and robots on either land or sea wirelessly, without human intervention. Two of the wireless charging systems have won safety approvals in Europe, marking a major milestone for the company.

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Quantum Leap - in quantum computing, UW scientists see the building blocks of the next technological revolution

Associate Professor Kai-Mei Fu featured in UW Magazine on exciting quantum computing collaborations in the Pacific Northwest.

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New system that uses smartphone or computer cameras to measure pulse, respiration rate could help future personalized telehealth appointments

A UW-led team has developed a method that uses the camera on a person’s smartphone or computer to take their pulse and breathing rate from a real-time video of their face.

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Determination and hard work drive a non-traditional student toward success

Cody Brereton, a UW ECE undergraduate student in his senior year, started college later in life, but despite facing many daunting challenges that often cause non-traditional students to drop out of school, he persevered, engineering his own pathway to academic success.

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UW startup Sensol Systems is redefining the crosswalk industry

With the help of UW ECE undergrads Milo Martin and Yuhang Li, Sensol Systems is developing a modular crosswalk that illuminates a pedestrian’s exact location from below to increase visibility and save lives.

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A larger, clearer window into the brain

UW ECE assistant professor Azadeh Yazdan is co-leading a multi-institutional research team developing a device capable of seeing into and accessing the brain like never before. This work holds the promise of opening a doorway to better treatments for a wide range of neurological diseases and disorders.

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Professor Visvesh Sathe receives Intel Outstanding Researcher Award

UW ECE associate professor Visvesh Sathe was recently recognized with an Intel 2020 Outstanding Researcher Award for his project focused on developing a more energy-efficient computer architecture.

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Professor Mari Ostendorf elected to National Academy of Engineering

Recognized as one of the highest professional distinctions in engineering, Ostendorf has been elected to the NAE for “contributions to statistical and prosodic models for speech and natural language processing and for advances in conversational dialogue systems.”

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‘Audeo’ teaches artificial intelligence to play the piano

A UW ECE team led by assistant professor Eli Shlizerman has created Audeo, a system that can generate music using only visual cues of someone playing the piano.

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Looking ahead to give back

Booga Gilbertson (BSEE ‘85) is realizing her goal of supporting UW ECE undergraduate students by establishing the “You Rock” Endowed Scholarship in Electrical & Computer Engineering.

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Pioneering Safety: UW ECE alum Chung-Kwang “C-K.” Chou receives IEEE Standards Association Lifetime Achievement Award

The award recognizes Dr. Chou’s nearly 50-year-long career devoted to researching electromagnetic energy exposure and his advocacy for the development and adoption of related IEEE safety standards.

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A new kind of lens for tiny cameras

A UW ECE research team is developing a new type of lens that could help improve optical components anywhere there is a need for a tiny camera in a small space.

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