A UW research team led by UW ECE and Physics Associate Professor Arka Majumdar has moved quantum technology development a significant step ahead, demonstrating a new kind of silicon photonic chip that could work as a solid foundation for building a quantum simulator, one with useful applications in the real world.
Akshay Gadre — developing long-range wireless networks for earth, space and underwater
UW ECE Assistant Professor Akshay Gadre is an expert on wireless networks. He is exploring emerging application areas for this technology while helping his students bridge the gap between theory and practice.
The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 is making historic investments in semiconductor research, workforce development and manufacturing. Learn how UW ECE is prepared and well-positioned to leverage these opportunities.
Sajjad Moazeni receives Google Research Scholar Program award to develop faster computer networks for AI and machine learning in the cloud
UW ECE Assistant Professor Sajjad Moazeni is developing a new type of computer chip for use in data centers. This “smart” chip will help make AI and machine learning applications faster, more powerful and energy efficient.
Reimagining optics for smartphone cameras and other devices
UW ECE and Physics Associate Professor Arka Majumdar and UW ECE postdoctoral scholar Johannes Fröch are part of an international research team that has developed an innovative miniature camera, which uses a hybrid optical system over 100 times smaller than its commercial counterpart.
A UW ECE research team led by UW ECE and Physics Professor Mo Li has invented a new type of light detection and ranging, or LiDAR, technology that helps autonomous vehicles "see" distant objects. This on-chip device also has a wide range of other potential applications, including use in robotic systems found in agriculture, global supply chains, and medical imaging.
UW ECE alumnus Donald Wunsch to receive IEEE Pioneer Award
Wunsch has been named by IEEE as recipient of the 2023 Computational Intelligence Society Neural Networks Pioneer Award for fundamental contributions to the understanding and development of neural networks.
The ‘breath’ between atoms — a new building block for quantum technology
A UW research team, led by UW ECE and Physics Professor Mo Li, has found a way to leverage the “breathing,” or mechanical vibration, between two layers of atoms, engineering a new building block for quantum technologies.
Sara Mouradian — building quantum technologies for computing, communication and sensing
Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian joined UW ECE in March 2022. Since then, she has established the Scalable Quantum Research Lab at the UW, which is building quantum technologies for real-world applications.
Professor Radha Poovendran to be UW lead for NSF-funded ACTION Institute
Poovendran will be the UW lead for a new, multi-university institute, which is developing approaches that leverage AI to defend against cyberthreats that target the security and privacy of computer networks and their users.
Professors Michael Taylor and Mo Li contribute to UW effort seeking CHIPS and Science Act funding
UW ECE and Allen School Professor Michael Taylor (left) as well as UW ECE and Physics Professor Mo Li (right) are participating in UW proposals related to AI, chip design and microelectronics technologies.
Tech leaders size up what it will take to turn the Pacific Northwest into a ‘Quantum Valley’
Kai-Mei Fu, who is the Virginia and Prentice Bloedel Professor of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering, is part of a larger group of experts working to solidify Seattle's stance in the field of quantum computing.