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UW ECE Launches New BSECE Degree Program

Diane Jurgens from The Walt Disney Company to speak at UW ECE Graduation

UW ECE alumna Diane Jurgens (BSEE ‘85, MSEE ‘86) will speak at this year's graduation ceremony. She has over three decades of experience as an international business and technology leader and is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the Walt Disney Company.

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UW research team uses sound waves to move ‘excitons’ further than ever before, leading toward faster and more energy efficient electronics and optical devices

A team led by UW ECE Professor Mo Li has developed a way of using sound waves to move subatomic quasiparticles known as ‘excitons’ further than ever before — leading to a faster, more energy-efficient computing circuit.

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Chaya family establishes new, need-based scholarship for outstanding UW ECE undergraduates

The Chaya Family Endowed Scholarship, recently established by UW ECE graduate Boon Chaya (BSEE ‘78) and his wife, Chieko, will recognize and support UW ECE undergraduates from low-income and underprivileged backgrounds.

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UW ECE launches new undergraduate degree program to reflect cutting-edge research and provide greater flexibility for students

This fall, UW ECE will begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (BSECE). The new degree program provides students with increased flexibility and is highly adaptable to advances in technology.

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UW NanoES announces awardees of Northwest Nanotechnology Infrastructure seed grants

UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian has been awarded a UW NanoES grant to research "Fabrication of Doped Silicon Ion Traps."

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Microgrids for Education and Energy Sovereignty

After founding Northwest Indian College’s first engineering program, Stephanie Bostwick aims to bring clean energy to her classroom — and to the Lummi Nation.

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Tiny battery-free devices float in the wind like dandelion seeds

UW ECE adjunct associate professor Shyam Gollakota and his students, recent graduates Vikram Iyer and Hans Gaensbauer, led a team that has developed a tiny sensor-carrying device that can be blown by the wind as it tumbles toward the ground.

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Team Ultropia Wins the 2022 GIX Innovation Competition

UW ECE teams won top prizes in the 2022 GIX Innovation Competition and Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge for their work on a low-energy laundry technology and phone LiDAR scanning for custom fitted, low-cost ostomy wafers.

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O-pH, a new UW dental tool prototype, can spot the acidic conditions that lead to cavities

UW ECE doctoral student Manuja Sharma and ME Professor Eric Seibel developed the low-power optical system to measure oral biofilm acidity and assist in tooth enamel health monitoring.

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Addressing fundamental challenges in data science: Q&A with Professor Maryam Fazel

UW ECE Professor Maryam Fazel, who leads the Institute for Foundations of Data Science, provides an overview of the Institute and how it is tackling some of the most difficult challenges data science faces today.

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Empathy helps Rico Malvar engineer a lifetime of success

A strong sense of social responsibility and empathy for other people has contributed to UW ECE Affiliate Professor Henrique (Rico) Malvar’s career success and motivated his longtime engagement with and support for the Department.

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Professor Joshua Smith to lead new UW + Amazon Science Hub

Professor Joshua Smith is the inaugural director of the new UW + Amazon Science Hub, which will advance innovation in core robotics, AI technologies and their applications.

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Harnessing noise in optical computing for AI

A multi-institutional, interdisciplinary research team led by UW ECE Professor Mo Li has found innovative ways of using noise inherent to integrated optoelectronics to enhance the creativity of artificial intelligence.

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UW researchers developing miniaturized imaging device to treat heart attack, stroke

An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Washington (UW), led by Arka Majumdar, was awarded $3.6 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a miniaturized imaging device to treat heart attack and stroke.

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James Rosenthal receives Yang Research Award

UW ECE congratulates recent graduate James Rosenthal, who was named as the 2021 Yang Research Award recipient for his work developing neurotechnology.

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