The National Science Foundation announced on Sept. 9 that it will fund a new endeavor to bring atomic-level precision to the devices and technologies that underpin much of modern life, transforming fields like information technology in the decades to come.
As lead faculty adviser for the UW Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) team, Darling oversees a group of students competing in the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, a rigorous four-year-long endeavor.
WiBotic has developed battery charging systems that can power autonomous drones and robots on either land or sea wirelessly, without human intervention. Two of the wireless charging systems have won safety approvals in Europe, marking a major milestone for the company.
With the help of UW ECE undergrads Milo Martin and Yuhang Li, Sensol Systems is developing a modular crosswalk that illuminates a pedestrian’s exact location from below to increase visibility and save lives.
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.
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.