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UW ECE PhD candidate Zerina Kapetanovic breaks new ground, wins Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Kapetanovic received the grant for her doctoral thesis research on “Low-Power Communication for Environmental Sensing Systems.” She is one of just 10 PhD students at academic institutions throughout North America to win this year's award.

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UW ECE associate professor Kai-Mei Fu will direct a new NSF Research Traineeship focused on an interdisciplinary quantum future

The National Science Foundation has awarded $3 million to establish a NSF Research Traineeship at the University of Washington for graduate students in quantum information science and technology, or QIST.

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Students in the UW ECE Professional Master’s Program develop smartphone apps that use sensors and artificial intelligence to interact with the real world

In a unique UW ECE course, students learn how to develop smartphone apps capable of taking full advantage of the device's capabilities.

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UW ECE doctoral student Vikram Iyer receives 2020 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

This prestigious award from The Marconi Society acknowledges Iyer's innovative work developing bio-inspired and bio-integrative wireless sensor systems.

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A GoPro for beetles: Researchers create a robotic camera backpack for insects

UW ECE doctoral students Vikram Iyer and Ali Najafi and other researchers at UW have developed a tiny, smartphone-controlled camera that can ride aboard an insect or insect-sized robot, giving us a steerable beetle's-eye view of their world.

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UW ECE student Zheyi Han creates miniturized optical systems for 3D imaging and biomedical diagnostics

Ph.D. candidate Zheyi Han discusses her research integrating micro-electromechanical systems into compact optical systems.

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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

Clubs

We have several engineering clubs on campus, including:

View more student organization opportunities on our Clubs page.

Scholarships

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

Research

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.

Events

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.

Hours

Virtual Front Desk Zoom Hours

  • Monday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Friday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM