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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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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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The Integrator 2021 - Focus on Impact - now available!

Read this year's issue of The Integrator — UW ECE's flagship, annual magazine highlighting the Department's extraordinary faculty research, student achievements, alumni stories, special events and more!

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Professor Joshua R. Smith elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his innovations in wireless power, communication, sensing and robotics

UW ECE and CSE Professor Joshua R. Smith was elected into the 2021 class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for his impactful creations in the fields of wireless power, communication, sensing and robotics.

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What causes a research paper to be highly cited?

What causes a research publication to become highly cited and stand the test of time? We asked UW ECE faculty to help shed some light on this intriguing question.

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Azadeh Yazdan receives $3.2M grant to investigate ways neurotechnology could induce targeted changes in the brain, leading to better treatments for stroke

UW ECE professor Azadeh Yazdan has received an NIH grant to experiment with using optogenetic stimulation, a cutting-edge neurotechnology, to induce targeted changes in the brain.

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For Industry Sponsors

UW ECE faculty and students maintain close relationships with industry members, who benefit from student assistance on cutting-edge research projects and the ability to network with faculty experts. In return, the department gains advice from valuable industry partners and students obtain mentorship and real-world project experience.

If you aren’t already connected to UW ECE, we invite you to get involved!

Casino Night

The student-run society HKN/ IEEE hosts the popular Casino Night, which attracts hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students. The fun, interactive event provides industry representatives a chance to talk with students about their goals and interests and recruit for upcoming career opportunities. More »

ENGINE — Engineering Entrepreneurial Capstone

Work with a dedicated group of students on entrepreneurial engineering projects through this Senior Capstone Design course. By working in teams on industry sponsored projects, students develop skills in innovation, systems engineering and project management. Interested companies should contact Professor Payman Arabshahi. More »

UW ECE Entrepreneurship

The University of Washington has long fostered a culture of innovation, which was confirmed with the recent ranking by Reuters as the most innovative public university in the world in 2015. Playing a lead role in this success is UW ECE, which has the second most engineering start-ups at UW since 2009. More »