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UW ECE alumnus Alvin Graylin envisions our next reality

UW ECE alumnus Alvin Graylin (BSEE ‘93) is co-author of a new, visionary book that seeks to answer some of the most pressing questions about how the confluence of artificial intelligence and immersive technologies stands to reshape our world in profound ways.

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UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian receives AFOSR YIP award for quantum computing research

UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian has been awarded a three-year grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The grant will enable Mouradian to investigate using optical forces and long ion chains for quantum computing.

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UW ECE alumnus Victor Wong pushes boundaries in art and technology

UW ECE alumnus Victor Wong (BSEE '89) has had a fulfilling career combining his engineering background with visual arts, most notably with Gemini A.I., an AI-powered robot that creates paintings using traditional Chinese art techniques.

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A laser printer for photonic chips

A research team led by UW ECE and Physics Professor Mo Li has invented a way to print and reconfigure photonic integrated circuits (microchips) using a speedy, low-cost device about the size of a conventional desktop laser printer.

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Yann LeCun, VP and Chief AI Scientist at Meta, to give 2024 Lytle Lecture

UW ECE is proud to welcome renowned computer scientist Yann LeCun, who will deliver the Department’s 2024 Lytle Lecture on Wednesday, January 24, in the HUB Lyceum.

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A new kind of chip for wireless communication

A UW ECE research team led by Professor Chris Rudell has designed an innovative computer chip that can send and receive large amounts of data at high speeds while minimizing signal distortion and conserving the limited spectrum available for wireless communication.

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For Industry

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!

Industry Mentorship Program

The UW ECE Industry Mentorship Program brings together aspiring electrical and computer engineers with experienced industry professionals. This program aims to provide students with a real world perspective of the ECE field and help them navigate the transition from university to the professional world. 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 ArabshahiMore »

ECE Career Fair

The ECE Winter Career Fair connects employers with an exceptional pool of undergraduate and graduate students from the UW Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The fair provides an invaluable opportunity for employers to network with and recruit our talented students for full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities. 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.

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 »