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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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Bringing light into computers to accelerate AI and machine learning

UW ECE faculty members Sajjad Moazeni and Mo Li are leading a multi-institutional research team, which has received a four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new type of computer chip that uses laser light for AI and machine learning computation.

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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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