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Professor Mari Ostendorf elected to National Academy of Engineering

Recognized as one of the highest professional distinctions in engineering, Ostendorf has been elected to the NAE for “contributions to statistical and prosodic models for speech and natural language processing and for advances in conversational dialogue systems.”

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‘Audeo’ teaches artificial intelligence to play the piano

A UW ECE team led by assistant professor Eli Shlizerman has created Audeo, a system that can generate music using only visual cues of someone playing the piano.

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Looking ahead to give back

Booga Gilbertson (BSEE ‘85) is realizing her goal of supporting UW ECE undergraduate students by establishing the “You Rock” Endowed Scholarship in Electrical & Computer Engineering.

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Pioneering Safety: UW ECE alum Chung-Kwang “C-K.” Chou receives IEEE Standards Association Lifetime Achievement Award

The award recognizes Dr. Chou’s nearly 50-year-long career devoted to researching electromagnetic energy exposure and his advocacy for the development and adoption of related IEEE safety standards.

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A new kind of lens for tiny cameras

A UW ECE research team is developing a new type of lens that could help improve optical components anywhere there is a need for a tiny camera in a small space.

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Professor Denise Wilson receives IEEE Region 6 Outstanding Engineering Educator award

The award recognizes Wilson as an outstanding educator, facilitator and mentor, and it notes her excellence in adaptation and resilience to a broad range of learning environments, including remote learning.

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Using smartphone technology to build an inclusive and more equitable society in Myanmar

Pwint Htun (BSEE ‘97) is leveraging digital technology and using problem-solving skills she gained at UW ECE to assist the rural population in her native country.

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New treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm function

UW ECE associate professor Chet Moritz and senior postdoctoral researcher Dr. Fatma Inanici have developed a new way to non-invasively, electrically stimulate spinal cord nerves in people with cervical spinal cord injury, resulting in dramatic functional gains.

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Accelerating AI computing to the speed of light

A UW ECE research team led by associate professor Mo Li has developed an optical computing system that could contribute toward speeding up AI and machine learning while reducing associated energy and environmental costs.

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A Distributed Remote FPGA lab at UW ECE

How might we apply remote learning beyond the pandemic? UW ECE assistant teaching professor Rania Hussein collaborated with four universities to set up FPGA circuit boards on campus so that students could remotely access and utilize real hardware located at all participating universities.

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UW ECE and Allen School students create virtual summer coding program for kids

Twins Elizabeth and Christin Lin teamed up with their sister Sophia to establish the STEM League Developer Program, an online curriculum and mentorship initiative that has reached hundreds of students around the world during the pandemic.

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Professor Lillian Ratliff receives Dhanani Endowed Faculty Fellowship

UW ECE assistant professor Lillian Ratliff recently received the Dhanani Endowed Faculty Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding work in machine learning, mathematical optimization and game theory.

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The Integrator 2020 is now available!

Check out the latest UW ECE student, faculty and alumni news, research and more in this year's issue of The Integrator magazine!

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Professors Joshua Smith and Nadya Peek receive NSF award to develop open-source, customizable robotics for scientists and laboratory automation

The $700,000 grant will support Smith and Peek in the development of open-source, customizable co-bots to enable experts to develop their own automated processes and experiments.

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UW and UW ECE spinout WiBotic part of $5.8M contract to study wireless charging on moon

A team of multiple organizations, including the UW and UW ECE spinout Wibotic, plans to develop a line of lightweight, ultrafast wireless chargers that could help both humans and robots live and work on the moon.

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