UW ECE-led research teams receive CoMotion Innovation Gap Fund awards
Two UW ECE-led research teams have been named recipients of CoMotion Gap Fund awards, which provide funds to help ease the transition between academic research grants and attracting seed-stage private investment.
UW research team invents a new form of wireless communication
A team led by UW ECE Professor Joshua Smith and UW ECE alumna Zerina Kapetanovic (Ph.D. '22) is the first in the world to experimentally demonstrate a novel wireless communication system that enables devices to send and receive data without relying on externally generated or ambient radio frequency signals.
UW-led team receives $4.2M grant to develop AI-guided brain stimulation methods aimed at treating mental health disorders
UW ECE Assistant Professor Azadeh Yazdan is co-leading a multi-institutional team that has received a grant from the NIH to develop neural engineering techniques guided by artificial intelligence and aimed at better treatments for mental health disorders.
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UW ECE Professor Kai-Mei Fu was recently named a 2023 Optica Fellow for outstanding contributions to optics and photonics — the study of the fundamental properties of light for practical applications in fields such as quantum computing and networking.
Kyle Johnson and Adhyyan Narang named UW + Amazon Science Hub inaugural fellows
Recent UW ECE graduate Kyle Johnson and UW ECE doctoral student Adhyyan Narang have been named inaugural Amazon Fellows. They will each receive funding to pursue research projects and participate in summer internships alongside Amazon researchers.
Professor Kai-Mei Fu leads establishment of UW Graduate Certificate in Quantum Information Science and Engineering
UW ECE Professor Kai-Mei Fu led a multidisciplinary faculty group to create and implement a new graduate certificate program at the UW this fall, which prepares students to develop quantum-enabled technologies.
IFDS workshop brings together data science experts to explore ways of making algorithms that learn from data more robust and resilient
The Institute for Foundations of Data Science (IFDS), led by UW ECE Professor Maryam Fazel, brought experts from across the country to the UW to focus on “distributional robustness” a promising research area in data science.
UW ECE Professor Maryam Fazel (second from right) was selected as the first recipient of the Moorthy Family Inspiration Career Development Professorship. At the investiture, she was presented with a framed certificate honoring her as the inaugural recipient.