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  COVID-19 Information and Resources for ECE Students, Faculty, and Staff

UW startup Sensol Systems is redefining the crosswalk industry

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.

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Looking ahead to give back

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.

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Using smartphone technology to build an inclusive and more equitable society in Myanmar

Pwint Htun (BSEE ‘97) is leveraging digital technology and using problem-solving skills she gained at UW ECE to assist the rural population in her native country.

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A Distributed Remote FPGA lab at UW ECE

How might we apply remote learning beyond the pandemic? UW ECE assistant teaching professor Rania Hussein collaborated with four universities to set up FPGA circuit boards on campus so that students could remotely access and utilize real hardware located at all participating universities.

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Professors Joshua Smith and Nadya Peek receive NSF award to develop open-source, customizable robotics for scientists and laboratory automation

The $700,000 grant will support Smith and Peek in the development of open-source, customizable co-bots to enable experts to develop their own automated processes and experiments.

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UW ECE doctoral student Vikram Iyer featured in AAAS for murder hornet tracking; finding ways to meld nature and science

Iyer's impressive work in radio device miniaturization and insect tagging was recently highlighted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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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.

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