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Built in Washington: Chase Deitner

Chase Deitner balances ECE studies with winning medals for UW Rowing

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Student-led team "SENSOL Systems" places 3rd in Science & Technology Showcase

SENSOL is developing an ADA-compliant modular crosswalk addition that overlays the road, lighting up pedestrians as they move across it.

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Ph.D. students' podcast "Paper Boys" delivers

ECE's James Rosenthal and A&A's Charlie Kelly unpack attention-grabbing science headlines with levity in an engaging new weekly podcast series.

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The one ring — to track your finger’s location

Could this be the beginning of a new era of VR and AR tech? ECE doctoral student Farshid Salemi Parizi and Prof. Shwetak Patel have created AuraRing, a 5 DoF electromagnetic ring and wristband combination that can detect the precise location of someone’s finger and continuously track hand movements.

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The Integrator 2019 now available online!

Read this year's issue of The Integrator online to learn more about recent alumni, student and faculty news.

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Watch Professor Stéphane Mallat's full Lytle Lecture Series videos now!

ECE hosted world-renowned applied mathematician & research scientist, Dr. Stéphane Mallat, on Dec. 3, 2019.

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Professor Joshua R. Smith Honored as IEEE Fellow

Smith was named a Fellow of the IEEE in recognition of his contributions to far‐ and near‐field wireless power, backscatter communication and electric field sensing.

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Alum Jesus Contreras Ocaña attends Make Our Planet Great Again event

Ocaña was invited to France to help lead the battle against climate change.

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Dr. Stéphane Mallat delivers 2019 Lytle Lecture 

ECE hosted world-renowned applied mathematician & research scientist, Dr. Stéphane Mallat, on Dec. 3.

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Postdoctoral Researcher Shana Moothedath participates in Rising Stars 2019

Rising Stars is an academic career workshop for women in EECS, hosted this year by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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ECE Professor Emeritus Akira Ishimaru elected lifetime fellow of URSI

The International Union of Radio Science (URSI) will honor Ishimaru in Rome, Italy next year.

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Jennifer Mankoff and Eve Riskin lead ECE's co-sponsored UW EXP study

The UW EXP study is a biometric approach to understanding and addressing student wellness.

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ECE alum Arthur Chiao inducted as new Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) laureate

Arthur Chiao, Winbond Electronics Chairman, honored at ceremony in Taiwan.

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Assistant Professor Brian Johnson leads $4.9 million DOE grant to improve solar technologies

Brian Johnson and his team will be using the grant to support their project "A Scalable Control Architecture for 100% PV Penetration with Grid Forming Inverters".

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Assistant professor Amy Orsborn awarded 2019 L'Oreal USA "Changing the Face of STEM" mentoring grant

Amy Orsborn was one of 11 Female Scientists who were awarded one of the 2019 L'Oreal USA "Changing the Face of STEM" mentoring grant!

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Assistant professor Amy Orsborn awarded 2019 L'Oreal USA

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