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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.

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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.

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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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The Integrator 2022 is now available!

Read this year's issue of The Integrator — UW ECE's flagship, annual magazine highlighting the Department's extraordinary faculty research, student achievements, alumni stories, special events and more!

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UW ECE professors Rajesh Rao and Tadayoshi Kohno named IEEE Fellows for pioneering new directions in computing research

Rao and Kohno were named 2023 IEEE Fellows for their contributions to brain-computer interface development, computational modeling and cybersecurity.

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Accelerating a quantum future

UW ECE faculty are working with researchers across the University, leading efforts that will help to establish the UW as a global leader in quantum information science and engineering.

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The sound of touch: UW and Microsoft researchers earn ISS 10-year Impact Award for advancing innovative interaction technique via on-body sensing

UW ECE Professor Shwetak Patel is part of an interdisciplinary team that has received the ISS 10-Year Impact Award for work regarding on-body sensing.

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Professor Kai-Mei Fu named 2023 Optica Fellow

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.

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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.

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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.

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UW ECE is hiring two tenure-track Assistant Professors!

Join world-class faculty in the vibrant city of Seattle! Applicants from all ECE areas are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is December 1.

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Originating from UW research, Zap Energy is on its way to making sustainable energy from nuclear fusion a practical reality

UW ECE Research Professor Emeritus Brian Nelson (center) is co-founder and chief technology officer of Zap Energy, a UW spinout that seeks to bring nuclear fusion power to the electrical grid.

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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.

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Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering at UW ECE

Applications for the Ph.D. program at UW ECE are now open! Apply by December 15, 2022.

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UW ECE celebrates Moorthy Professorship Investiture

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.

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