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Eric Klavins appointed as new UW ECE Department Chair

We are pleased to announce that Professor Eric Klavins has accepted the position of Chair of the UW Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.

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UW ECE faculty and alumni receive NSF CAREER awards

UW ECE Assistant Professor Baosen Zhang and ECE alums Andrew Clark and Subhanshu Gupta all won a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award.

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Dr. Dakotah Lane, UW ECE alum turned medical professional, is leading his tribe's battle against the coronavirus

The Lummi Nation doctor is currently under self-quarantine, but the tribe has been proactively preparing for a coronavirus outbreak for weeks.

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Awards support development of therapeutic neural interfaces

ECE faculty member Amy Orsborn recently received two prestigious awards that will support her interdisciplinary research aimed at developing neural devices capable of healing and restoring function in the brain and body.

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ECE alum Junyi Zhu integrates electronics onto physical prototypes at MIT with "CurveBoards"

In place of flat “breadboards”, 3D-printed CurveBoards enable easier testing of circuit design on electronics products.

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Mari Ostendorf named RSE Fellow

System Design Methodologies Professor Mari Ostendorf joins 63 new RSE fellows, announced from across sciences, arts, education, business and public life.

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Eve Riskin leads workshop to aid female STEM faculty

Riskin gave the keynote address at the ADVANCE workshop for female faculty on Feb. 28.

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Accelerating innovation

ECE students from the startup AeroSpec are learning the business side of innovation by participating in the Jones + Foster Accelerator Program, which provides support for students who are serious about growing their ideas into companies.

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ECE professor Kai-Mei Fu and graduate student Srivatsa Chakravarthi featured in latest episode of Microsoft’s Quantum Impact series

Prof. Fu discusses teaching the next generation of quantum with Microsoft's Dr. Krysta Svore and offers advice to students who are interested in exploring quantum as a career path.

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GIX student team "SnapSort!" advances to finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup

ECE lecturer John Raiti's MSTI students created SnapSort!, an intelligent, real-time trash sorting assistant that uses computer vision and machine learning.

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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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