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UW ECE labs host undergraduate students studying neurotechnology, providing a hands-on research experience

This summer, UW ECE labs are hosting five outstanding undergraduate students from across the country who are learning about neurotechnology through immersive research experiences, courses and workshops.

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Q&A: New children’s book shows how natural world inspired inventor to create medieval robots

UW ECE master's student Qishi Zhou is co-author of “Robots and Other Amazing Gadgets Invented 800 Years Ago," a children's book about Ismail Al-Jazari, the "father of robotics."

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Daniel Kirschen named editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Energy Markets, Policy and Regulation

Daniel Kirschen is an IEEE Fellow and the Donald W. and Ruth Mary Close Endowed Professor in Electrical Engineering at UW ECE. He is known internationally for his power and energy system research.

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Next-generation data centers within reach thanks to new energy-efficient switches

UW ECE Associate Professor Arka Majumdar (left) and UW ECE fourth-year doctoral student Zhuoran (Roger) Fang (right) are leading a multi-institutional research team that has developed energy-efficient switches for the next generation of data centers.

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Professor Denise Wilson's new book and course on sexual harassment in engineering seek to disrupt culture of silence

UW ECE Professor Denise Wilson is co-author of “Sex, Gender, and Engineering: Harassment at Work and in School.” Wilson will teach a course to go along with the book next spring.

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Azadeh Yazdan awarded AHA funding for innovative stroke treatment

UW ECE Assistant Professor Azadeh Yazdan has earned the American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award with a promising approach to drive brain repair and recovery following a stroke.

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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 »