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  COVID-19 Information and Resources for ECE Students, Faculty, and Staff

Forward with Society of Women Engineers at UW (SWE)

The Society of Women Engineers at UW launches a new virtual mentorship program to give high school students support and guidance while at home.

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UW ECE and CEE students collaborate on remote-controlled sensing vehicle for WSDOT

For a highly collaborative capstone project that entails developing a remote-controlled sensing vehicle, moving the course online due to COVID-19 meant twice the opportunity to utilize problem-solving skills.

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A professor’s long career and vision for the future leaves an ongoing legacy

On June 6, 2020, UW ECE Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Albrecht passed away at the age of 85. He had a hopeful vision of the future that was demonstrated by his 40-year career at the UW. His legacy continues today in the lives of those he touched, both nearby and far away.

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UW students thrive online, engineering devices to assist people with disabilities

Despite ongoing pressures from the novel coronavirus pandemic, students in the Neural Engineering Tech Studio designed and engineered devices to assist people with conditions such as paralysis, autism, blindness and Parkinson’s disease.

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ENGINE Showcase's Top 3 winning teams announced!

Learn more about our winning teams and the outstanding projects they worked on with industry sponsors Realwear, the UW College of Engineering, and Microsoft!

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WiBotic raises $5.7M to boost wireless systems for charging up robots and drones

WiBotic is a UW ECE spin-off company co-founded by Professor Joshua Smith and alum, Ben Waters.

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Teaching Computers to Recognize Human Actions in Videos

UW ECE team of researchers present their unique 'unsupervised' approach to action recognition this week at major Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2020 conference.

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Coronavirus pandemic upends research plans

UW ECE Assistant Professor Brian Johnson was recently featured in IEEE Spectrum's article on how the coronavirus has disrupted fieldwork and lab experiments at various institutions across the country.

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Congratulations, Class of 2020!

UW ECE wishes the best of luck to all of our graduating students!

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UW ECE faculty and students respond to COVID-19

UW ECE faculty and students are leading collaborative research aimed at reducing impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Projects range from assisting with diagnostics, testing and tracking, to engineering ventilator technology, to developing targeted treatments for the disease.

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UW ECE postdoctoral research scholar and PhD student accept tenure-track assistant professorships

Shana Moothedath and Yuanyuan Shi have accepted tenure-track assistant professorship positions in the ECE departments of Iowa State University and the University of California San Diego starting in 2021.

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Quantum Edge: UW ECE professors Kai-Mei Fu and Mo Li continue cutting-edge quantum computing research

Kai-Mei Fu and Mo Li are involved in the QuantumX initiative to stimulate research and teaching on "everything quantum", aiming to position the UW as a leader in the development of quantum-enabled technologies.

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Wyze camera donation helps UW ECE students connect with their instructors and classmates

A generous donation of 1,000 webcams to UW ECE students, faculty and staff is helping to facilitate online, virtual learning.

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UW ECE grad student Li Chen writes algorithm to depict cardiovascular risk using knee MRIs and AI

Artificial intelligence cuts diagnostic times from hours to minutes; imaging researchers see vast opportunities.

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UW ECE faculty receive 2020 FACET awards

UW ECE faculty members Jenq-Neng Hwang and Rania Hussein (pictured) were each formally recognized for their impact on students' academic and professional development.

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