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UW ECE launches Certificate in Machine Learning and Deep Learning: Application Frontiers

The new three-course, graduate-level evening program is for students wanting to enhance their skills and knowledge in these exciting, cutting-edge areas.

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ARUW takes first place in North American RoboMaster University League competition

This summer, Advanced Robotics at the University of Washington (ARUW), a team of University of Washington students advised by UW ECE professor Blake Hannaford, took first place in the inaugural North American RoboMaster University League Competition.

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Mari Ostendorf named UW Vice Provost for Research

University of Washington Provost Mark Richards announced on Thursday the appointment of Mari Ostendorf as Vice Provost for Research, set to begin Sept. 1. Ostendorf has been serving as Associate Vice Provost for Research in the Office of Research since 2017 and will assume leadership of the UW’s premier and growing research enterprise from Mary Lidstrom.

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UW ECE welcomes two new faculty members in quantum information science and technology

Sara Mouradian (left) and Rahul Trivedi (right) will be joining UW ECE as assistant professors in March 2022 and January 2023, respectively.

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UW ECE-affiliated companies contribute to making UW #4 in the country for economic impact as a result of federal research investments

WiBotic and Jeeva Wireless are featured in a new report from The Science Coalition, which describes economic impact of spinoff companies created from federally funded university research.

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UW ECE faculty, students and staff receive UW College of Engineering awards

UW ECE faculty members Sam Burden, Lillian Ratliff and Linda Shapiro, as well as UW ECE students Shuowei Li and Momona Yamagami all received 2021 UW College of Engineering awards for their demonstrated commitment to innovation, leadership and service.

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Congratulations, Class of 2021!

UW ECE Graduation was held Wednesday, June 9. In case you missed it, a recording of the virtual celebration is available on our website.

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Rajesh Rao receives Weill Neurohub grant to develop a ‘brain co-processor’

UW ECE faculty member Rajesh Rao has received funding to develop a new type of brain-computer interface, which uses artificial intelligence to restore brain function.

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Rico Malvar from Microsoft to speak at UW ECE Graduation

Henrique (Rico) Malvar, a Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, will be guest speaker at UW ECE’s graduation ceremony, which will be held virtually on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

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Sam Burden receives NSF CAREER award to advance human-machine collaboration and broaden participation of underrepresented students in STEM

UW ECE assistant professor Sam Burden has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, one of the most prestigious awards in the nation for early-career faculty.

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UW ECE Professor Bruce Darling discusses mobility and transportation engineering

As lead faculty adviser for the UW Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) team, Darling oversees a group of students competing in the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, a rigorous four-year-long endeavor.

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The impact of neurotechnology

UW ECE senior postdoctoral researcher Dr. Fatma Inanici (left) applies electrical stimulation patches to the neck of research study participant Jessie Owen (right). Owen, who has a spinal cord injury, spoke at a recent roundtable about her decision to participate in this study and how neurotechnology has changed her life.

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UW ECE spinout WiBotic wins European seals of approval for its wireless robot charging systems

WiBotic has developed battery charging systems that can power autonomous drones and robots on either land or sea wirelessly, without human intervention. Two of the wireless charging systems have won safety approvals in Europe, marking a major milestone for the company.

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Quantum Leap - in quantum computing, UW scientists see the building blocks of the next technological revolution

Associate Professor Kai-Mei Fu featured in UW Magazine on exciting quantum computing collaborations in the Pacific Northwest.

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New system that uses smartphone or computer cameras to measure pulse, respiration rate could help future personalized telehealth appointments

A UW-led team has developed a method that uses the camera on a person’s smartphone or computer to take their pulse and breathing rate from a real-time video of their face.

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