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Kyle Johnson and Adhyyan Narang named UW + Amazon Science Hub inaugural fellows

Recent UW ECE graduate Kyle Johnson and UW ECE doctoral student Adhyyan Narang have been named inaugural Amazon Fellows. They will each receive funding to pursue research projects and participate in summer internships alongside Amazon researchers.

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Professor Kai-Mei Fu leads establishment of UW Graduate Certificate in Quantum Information Science and Engineering

UW ECE Professor Kai-Mei Fu led a multidisciplinary faculty group to create and implement a new graduate certificate program at the UW this fall, which prepares students to develop quantum-enabled technologies.

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Originating from UW research, Zap Energy is on its way to making sustainable energy from nuclear fusion a practical reality

UW ECE Research Professor Emeritus Brian Nelson (center) is co-founder and chief technology officer of Zap Energy, a UW spinout that seeks to bring nuclear fusion power to the electrical grid.

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IFDS workshop brings together data science experts to explore ways of making algorithms that learn from data more robust and resilient

The Institute for Foundations of Data Science (IFDS), led by UW ECE Professor Maryam Fazel, brought experts from across the country to the UW to focus on “distributional robustness” a promising research area in data science.

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UW ECE celebrates Moorthy Professorship Investiture

UW ECE Professor Maryam Fazel (second from right) was selected as the first recipient of the Moorthy Family Inspiration Career Development Professorship. At the investiture, she was presented with a framed certificate honoring her as the inaugural recipient.

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Retooling microbes to upcycle CO2

UW ECE Professor Georg Seelig is co-principal investigator and part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers that have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for their work involving microbial genomes.

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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.