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Retooling microbes to upcycle CO2

UW ECE Professor Georg Seelig is co-principal investigator and part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers that have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for their work involving microbial genomes.

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A ‘lighthouse’ for engineering talent in the Middle East

UW ECE alumna Laila Abudahi (MSEE ‘16) is using her education and career experience to connect young engineers in Palestine and the Arab region with high-paying jobs in the tech sector.

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UW ECE alum Vikram Iyer earns SIGMOBILE Doctoral Dissertation Award for engineering systems inspired by nature

Recent UW ECE graduate Vikram Iyer has been recognized by ACM SIGMOBILE for his creative and inspiring work building bio-inspired networking and sensing systems.

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UW ECE welcomes seven new faculty members

Beginning this summer and extending through winter quarter next year, UW ECE is welcoming seven new faculty members who bring a wealth of expertise in a wide range of technical areas and fields of study.

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UW ECE launches new online certificate program in GPU-Accelerated Computing and Visualization

The three-course graduate-level program will launch this upcoming autumn quarter, with students learning the theory, practical hands-on skills and “black art” techniques required to develop optimized parallel GPU software. 

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UW ECE labs host undergraduate students studying neurotechnology, providing a hands-on research experience

This summer, UW ECE labs are hosting five outstanding undergraduate students from across the country who are learning about neurotechnology through immersive research experiences, courses and workshops.

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Q&A: New children’s book shows how natural world inspired inventor to create medieval robots

UW ECE master's student Qishi Zhou is co-author of “Robots and Other Amazing Gadgets Invented 800 Years Ago," a children's book about Ismail Al-Jazari, the "father of robotics."

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Daniel Kirschen named editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Energy Markets, Policy and Regulation

Daniel Kirschen is an IEEE Fellow and the Donald W. and Ruth Mary Close Endowed Professor in Electrical Engineering at UW ECE. He is known internationally for his power and energy system research.

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Next-generation data centers within reach thanks to new energy-efficient switches

UW ECE Associate Professor Arka Majumdar (left) and UW ECE fourth-year doctoral student Zhuoran (Roger) Fang (right) are leading a multi-institutional research team that has developed energy-efficient switches for the next generation of data centers.

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Professor Denise Wilson's new book and course on sexual harassment in engineering seek to disrupt culture of silence

UW ECE Professor Denise Wilson is co-author of “Sex, Gender, and Engineering: Harassment at Work and in School.” Wilson will teach a course to go along with the book next spring.

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Azadeh Yazdan awarded AHA funding for innovative stroke treatment

UW ECE Assistant Professor Azadeh Yazdan has earned the American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award with a promising approach to drive brain repair and recovery following a stroke.

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Congratulations to all 2022 UW ECE Award recipients!

This year’s award recipients represent exceptional achievements, embody UW ECE core values, foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion, and know how to have a little fun!

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AI for engineering

At the new AI Institute in Dynamic Systems, UW ECE and Applied Mathematics Professor Jose Nathan Kutz is part of a multidisciplinary UW research team at the forefront of artificial intelligence, machine learning and engineering education.

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Smartphone-based tympanometry system offers a pocket-sized solution for testing middle ear function

UW ECE Adjunct Associate Professor Shyam Gollakota and Ph.D. student Ali Najafi are part of a UW research team that has developed a system for turning a smartphone into an a device for testing middle ear function.

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Sajjad Moazeni receives NSF CAREER award to help make the next generation of AI supercomputers faster, more powerful and energy efficient

UW ECE Assistant Professor Sajjad Moazeni was recently named recipient of a NSF CAREER award, one of the most prestigious awards in the nation for early-career faculty.

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