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‘The best chance for the biggest impact’: Shwetak Patel inducted into SIGCHI Academy for advancing health, sustainability and interaction research

UW ECE and Allen School Professor Shwetak Patel was recently inducted into the SIGCHI Academy for his contributions in health, sustainability and interaction research. Patel explores how technology can be incorporated with medicine that utilizes sustainable resources.

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Device restores hand function for some with spinal injury

UW ECE Professor Chet Moritz is leading groundbreaking research enabling some people with paralysis to regain hand strength and function via electrical stimulation to the spine.

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Alvin Wang Graylin from HTC to speak at UW ECE Graduation

We are proud to welcome UW ECE alumnus Alvin Wang Graylin (BSEE ‘93) as honored guest speaker for the 2024 UW ECE Graduation Ceremony. Graylin is the Global VP of Corporate Development for HTC and co-author of a new, visionary book,“Our Next Reality: How the AI-powered Metaverse Will Reshape the World.”

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Walking, running, and jumping — a new approach to these surprising challenges for robots

UW ECE Associate Professor Sam Burden is part of a multi-institutional research team that examined why legged locomotion is challenging for robots as compared to humans and other animals. The team published their findings in Science Robotics.

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UPWARDS for the Future

The University of Washington is at the forefront of an international effort to innovate the semiconductor industry while building a skilled U.S.-based workforce to design and manufacture chip technology. UW ECE and Physics Professor Mo Li is leading the UW's contribution to this effort.

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UW joins $110M cross-Pacific effort to advance artificial intelligence

The UW joins a landmark $110 million cross-Pacific effort and will partner with Amazon, NVIDIA and the University of Tsukuba, Japan, to advance artificial intelligence.

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A call for AI data transparency

UW ECE alumnus and Affiliate Professor Jai Jaisimha (Ph.D. ‘96) has co-founded a new nonprofit organization, the Transparency Coalition.ai, which is advocating for transparency and regulation of the data used to train artificial intelligence.

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Leading the charge to enhance power transfer

UW ECE Assistant Professor Jungwon Choi is developing more efficient power circuits to enhance the electric vehicle charging experience.

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Q&A: How to train AI when you don’t have enough data

Sarah McQuate from UW News recently interviewed UW ECE Professor Jenq-Neng Hwang about his research and how his team trains machine learning algorithms for artificial intelligence using limited data sets.

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Bingzhao Li — bringing light and sound into computer chips

2023 Yang Award recipient Bingzhao Li is a postdoctoral research fellow in the UW Laboratory of Photonic Systems, which researches integrated photonic devices, optoelectronic materials and quantum photonics.

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Ultra-flat optics for broadband thermal imaging

Ultra-thin meta-optics have the potential to make imaging systems lighter and thinner than ever. Using a new inverse design framework, a UW ECE-led research team has demonstrated broadband thermal imaging with meta-optics for a wide range of applications.

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UW ECE alumnus Alvin Graylin envisions our next reality

UW ECE alumnus Alvin Graylin (BSEE ‘93) is co-author of a new, visionary book that seeks to answer some of the most pressing questions about how the confluence of artificial intelligence and immersive technologies stands to reshape our world in profound ways.

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UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian receives AFOSR YIP award for quantum computing research

UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian has been awarded a three-year grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The grant will enable Mouradian to investigate using optical forces and long ion chains for quantum computing.

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Print issues of The Integrator are now available!

Print issues of The Integrator, UW ECE’s flagship, annual publication, are now available! The magazine highlights the UW ECE community and covers stories about extraordinary students and their achievements, faculty research and discoveries, alumni news, events and more.

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UW ECE alumnus Victor Wong pushes boundaries in art and technology

UW ECE alumnus Victor Wong (BSEE '89) has had a fulfilling career combining his engineering background with visual arts, most notably with Gemini A.I., an AI-powered robot that creates paintings using traditional Chinese art techniques.

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