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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 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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We have over 50 faculty members across a multitude of research concentrations and focuses.  Search our faculty »

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.