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Accelerating innovation

ECE students from the startup AeroSpec are learning the business side of innovation by participating in the Jones + Foster Accelerator Program, which provides support for students who are serious about growing their ideas into companies.

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ECE professor Kai-Mei Fu and graduate student Srivatsa Chakravarthi featured in latest episode of Microsoft’s Quantum Impact series

Prof. Fu discusses teaching the next generation of quantum with Microsoft's Dr. Krysta Svore and offers advice to students who are interested in exploring quantum as a career path.

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GIX student team "SnapSort!" advances to finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup

ECE lecturer John Raiti's MSTI students created SnapSort!, an intelligent, real-time trash sorting assistant that uses computer vision and machine learning.

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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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For Current Students

Advanced Robotics at UW Club's RoboMaster robot

Advanced Robotics at UW Club’s RoboMaster robot

This is your home.

Whether you’re spending a late night in the lab or reading a textbook on the Paul G. Allen Center lawn, this is your home. At UW ECE, you have an so many opportunities. And, although they center around a top engineering education, these opportunities also encompass several other engagements, including:

  • Clubs
  • Scholarships
  • Research
  • Events


We have several engineering clubs on campus, including the IEEE/HKN student branchEngineering Student Advisory Council, Advanced Robotics, and the Electrical & Computer Engineering Student Advisory Council. View more student organization opportunities on our Clubs page.


The Electrical & Computer Engineering Department has several types of scholarships available to all undergraduate and graduate students. Below are current resources and links:


Because our faculty research spans across disciplines, UW ECE is a top department to gain valuable research experience. From large robotics to microscopic semiconductors, there is always something to invent and build. Please view our research pages to search for the best research fit for you.


There’s always a spark at ECE, and we love to celebrate it. Please view our upcoming events on our Engagement Page. You can also view what the whole UW is up to on the campus calendar.