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UW researchers developing miniaturized imaging device to treat heart attack, stroke

An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Washington (UW), led by Arka Majumdar, was awarded $3.6 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a miniaturized imaging device to treat heart attack and stroke.

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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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Researchers shrink camera to the size of a salt grain

Researchers at the University of Washington and Princeton University have created micro-sized cameras that produce the highest-quality images and widest field of view for full-color metasurface cameras to date, with great potential to spot problems in the human body and provide sensing capabilities for super-small robots.

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UW BIOFAB: A force for reproducible science

The UW’s Biofabrication Center, founded by UW ECE Professor and Chair Eric Klavins, partners with Agilent Technologies in pursuit of automated, reproducible research.

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For Researchers

Each day, we are working together to build great things. From utilizing DNA to store a legion of digital files to discovering advanced protections against elite computer hacking, we value our research collaborations. There are many ways to contribute to our research, so let’s come together and tackle the big questions together.

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See Our Research

We pursue research across a broad range of areas, from antennas to photonics to vehicular technology. Some of our research is housed in major multi-university centers, like the University of Washington Nanofabrication Facility. Additional research projects are part of collaborative electrical engineering faculty groups, like our BioRobotics Lab. There are many opportunities to see our research in action. Come visit our labs! Contact College of Engineering to schedule a tour at coeinfo@u.washington.edu.

Engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurial (ENGINE) Capstone Course

Developed in 2015, the ENGineering, INnovation & Entrepreneurial (ENGINE) capstone program enables students to work in teams on industry sponsored projects. The first entrepreneurial system design course of its kind in the department, the option is designed to develop students’ skills in innovation, systems engineering and project management. The program offers select companies an opportunity to benefit from the vibrant innovation culture at UW ECE.