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UW ECE Launches New BSECE Degree Program

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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UW ECE faculty, staff and students receive 2022 UW College of Engineering Awards

This year, the College named six award recipients from UW ECE. These individuals are producing innovative research; leading diversity, equity and inclusion efforts; and implementing new educational programs.

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Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Our first in-person graduation ceremony in three years was held on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in UW's Hec Ed Pavilion, celebrating the graduates of the Classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022!

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UW ECE alumni Basel Alomair and Victor Wong receive 2022 Diamond Awards

Basel Alomair (Ph.D. ‘11) and Victor Wong (BSEE ‘89), were recently named Diamond Award recipients by the UW College of Engineering. The Diamond Awards honor outstanding alumni and friends who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering.

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UW ECE honors and celebrates the retirements of four outstanding faculty members

We congratulate and offer our deepest gratitude to UW ECE Professors Howard Chizeck, Bruce Darling, Yasuo Kuga and Ming-Ting Sun, recent retirees who have left an impactful legacy of service.

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Diane Jurgens from The Walt Disney Company to speak at UW ECE Graduation

UW ECE alumna Diane Jurgens (BSEE ‘85, MSEE ‘86) will speak at this year's graduation ceremony. She has over three decades of experience as an international business and technology leader and is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the Walt Disney Company.

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UW research team uses sound waves to move ‘excitons’ further than ever before, leading toward faster and more energy efficient electronics and optical devices

A team led by UW ECE Professor Mo Li has developed a way of using sound waves to move subatomic quasiparticles known as ‘excitons’ further than ever before — leading to a faster, more energy-efficient computing circuit.

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Chaya family establishes new, need-based scholarship for outstanding UW ECE undergraduates

The Chaya Family Endowed Scholarship, recently established by UW ECE graduate Boon Chaya (BSEE ‘78) and his wife, Chieko, will recognize and support UW ECE undergraduates from low-income and underprivileged backgrounds.

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UW ECE launches new undergraduate degree program to reflect cutting-edge research and provide greater flexibility for students

This fall, UW ECE will begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (BSECE). The new degree program provides students with increased flexibility and is highly adaptable to advances in technology.

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UW NanoES announces awardees of Northwest Nanotechnology Infrastructure seed grants

UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian has been awarded a UW NanoES grant to research "Fabrication of Doped Silicon Ion Traps."

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Microgrids for Education and Energy Sovereignty

After founding Northwest Indian College’s first engineering program, Stephanie Bostwick aims to bring clean energy to her classroom — and to the Lummi Nation.

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Tiny battery-free devices float in the wind like dandelion seeds

UW ECE adjunct associate professor Shyam Gollakota and his students, recent graduates Vikram Iyer and Hans Gaensbauer, led a team that has developed a tiny sensor-carrying device that can be blown by the wind as it tumbles toward the ground.

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Team Ultropia Wins the 2022 GIX Innovation Competition

UW ECE teams won top prizes in the 2022 GIX Innovation Competition and Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge for their work on a low-energy laundry technology and phone LiDAR scanning for custom fitted, low-cost ostomy wafers.

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O-pH, a new UW dental tool prototype, can spot the acidic conditions that lead to cavities

UW ECE doctoral student Manuja Sharma and ME Professor Eric Seibel developed the low-power optical system to measure oral biofilm acidity and assist in tooth enamel health monitoring.

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