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Engineers design a tiny, implantable chip to deepen understanding of the brain and enable better treatments for neurological disorders

A UW ECE research team has designed a new chip for neural interfaces that will help increase knowledge about the brain and enable better treatments for a wide range of medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy.

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UW ECE team receives $800K award from the National Science Foundation to help increase capacity of quantum computing systems

A new $800,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator Award will help dramatically increase the capacity of quantum computing and simulation systems to retain and process information.

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AI model uses smartphone location data to predict power grid usage

Researchers at Microsoft and the University of Washington, including UW ECE professor Baosen Zhang, propose an AI system that uses smartphone location data to forecast electrical load.

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UW ECE PhD candidate Zerina Kapetanovic breaks new ground, wins Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Kapetanovic received the grant for her doctoral thesis research on “Low-Power Communication for Environmental Sensing Systems.” She is one of just 10 PhD students at academic institutions throughout North America to win this year's award.

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UW ECE associate professor Kai-Mei Fu will direct a new NSF Research Traineeship focused on an interdisciplinary quantum future

The National Science Foundation has awarded $3 million to establish a NSF Research Traineeship at the University of Washington for graduate students in quantum information science and technology, or QIST.

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Professor Eve Riskin receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

This award represents the highest national honor bestowed by the U.S. government upon mentors who work to expand STEM talent.

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UW launches Institute for Foundations of Data Science

UW ECE professor and Associate Chair for Research Maryam Fazel is leading a new, interdisciplinary research institute that brings together mathematicians, statisticians, computer scientists and engineers to develop the theoretical foundations of data science.

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UW nanotechnology infrastructure gets a boost from National Science Foundation

NSF has awarded UW and OSU a five-year, $5 million grant to advance nanoscale science, engineering, and technology in the PNW.

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Professor Maryam Fazel becomes first recipient of the Moorthy Family Inspiration Career Development Professorship

This endowment was established in 2019 by Ganesh and Hema Moorthy to recruit, reward and retain UW ECE faculty members who have demonstrated significant promise early in their careers.

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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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