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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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Ph.D. students' podcast

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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ECE graduate student wins awards for research

Niveditha Kalavakonda's research in robotics and computer vision won several awards this past month.

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Electrical Engineering celebrates new name: Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

UW Department of Electrical Engineering changes name to Electrical & Computer Engineering.

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For Prospective Students

UW ECE is proud to be home to a group of incredible students, coming together every day to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Our graduates have gone on to work in high tech, aerospace and biotech industries. In addition, many of our graduates have continued their education, pursuing their master’s and Ph.D. degrees.

Why UW ECE?

With over 50 faculty members, UW ECE delivers a wide breadth of research expertise and multi-disciplinary collaboration. Our faculty are some of the best minds in their fields, receiving numerous top awards including Department of Defense awards, NSF awards, Microsoft Research awards, NIH grants and Fulbright Scholarships.

We are housed at the number one most innovative public university in the world, and our research consistently exemplifies the University of Washington’s innovative spirit. Our work redefines what is possible and has been featured in numerous scientific and news publications, including Nature, Science, The New York Times, The Economist and Wired, among others.

We are proud to be the 19th best graduate school in the country and will continue to provide our students with the best education for whatever future profession they pursue.