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Researchers shrink camera to the size of a salt grain

Researchers at the University of Washington and Princeton University have created micro-sized cameras that produce the highest-quality images and widest field of view for full-color metasurface cameras to date, with great potential to spot problems in the human body and provide sensing capabilities for super-small robots.

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UW BIOFAB: A force for reproducible science

The UW’s Biofabrication Center, founded by UW ECE Professor and Chair Eric Klavins, partners with Agilent Technologies in pursuit of automated, reproducible research.

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Professor Mo Li named 2021 Optica Fellow

UW ECE Professor Mo Li recently received the honor of being named an Optica Fellow for his leading contributions to the fields of optics and photonics.

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What causes a research paper to be highly cited?

What causes a research publication to become highly cited and stand the test of time? We asked UW ECE faculty to help shed some light on this intriguing question.

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Azadeh Yazdan receives $3.2M grant to investigate ways neurotechnology could induce targeted changes in the brain, leading to better treatments for stroke

UW ECE professor Azadeh Yazdan has received an NIH grant to experiment with using optogenetic stimulation, a cutting-edge neurotechnology, to induce targeted changes in the brain.

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Small Business awards from DARPA and NASA fuel growth of UW spinout Tunoptix

Tunoptix, the Seattle-based optics startup co-founded by UW ECE Professors Karl Böhringer & Arka Majumdar, is developing next-gen meta-optics imaging systems.

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Eve Riskin returns to UW ECE with plans to share the STARS program nationwide

Professor Eve Riskin is returning to UW ECE after 15 years as an associate dean in the UW College of Engineering. And as co-founder and faculty director of STARS, she has plans to share this successful program model with colleges and universities across the country.

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UW ECE is hiring!

UW ECE invites applications for three tenure-track positions and two teaching professor positions. We are hiring in all areas of electrical and computer engineering, including devices, circuits, computer architecture, control systems, signal processing, and data science! Click to learn more!

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Not just phoning it in: Shwetak Patel honored by Georgia Tech and Business Insider

UW ECE and CSE professor Shwetak Patel was recently honored by Georgia Tech and Business Insider for his contributions to low-power sensing and mobile health innovation.

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Transforming the nation’s electrical grid to better support renewable energy

UW ECE faculty member Brian Johnson (right) will be co-leading a new, national consortium, funded by a $25M award from the U.S. Department of Energy. Johnson and his colleagues aim to remake the nation’s electrical grid, making it resilient to power outages and less dependent on fossil fuels.

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UW ECE-led team receives $5M award to help bring quantum computing into the real world

A multi-institutional research team led by UW ECE faculty members Mo Li, Arka Majumdar and Karl Böhringer is developing a powerful, miniaturized optical control engine, which will greatly increase capacity and speed of quantum computers.

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NSF to fund revolutionary center for optoelectronic, quantum technologies

The National Science Foundation announced on Sept. 9 that it will fund a new endeavor to bring atomic-level precision to the devices and technologies that underpin much of modern life, transforming fields like information technology in the decades to come.

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UW ECE and College of Education collaboration looks at differences in engineering classroom experiences before and during COVID-19

Interdisciplinary research team led by UW ECE Professor Denise Wilson and Ziyan Bai from the UW College of Education wins multiple paper awards at ASEE 2021 conference.

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UW ECE graduate student Felix Schwock receives Graduate School’s 2021 Distinguished Thesis Award

Eight UW graduate students received this year’s Distinguished Dissertation and Thesis Awards. Schwock won in the category of Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering for his work on analyzing and predicting ocean ambient noise.

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UW ECE graduate students win 2021 North America Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

Xichen Li and Yi-Hsiang Huang, 2nd and 3rd year UW ECE PhD students, have been named winners of the 2021 North America Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QIF) for their research proposal that looks to solve wireless data congestion issues.

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