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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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Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering at UW ECE

Applications for the Ph.D. program at UW ECE are now open! Apply by December 15, 2022.

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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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For Current Students

Students – 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, research, events, scholarships and more!

Clubs

We have several engineering clubs on campus, including:

View more student organization opportunities on our Clubs page.

Summer Programs

Attention undergrads! Are you curious about coding? Riveted by robots? Mad about making? Interested in exploring a future college major or career in technology? The Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) is proud to announce the four-week Tech Exploration Summer Program. Join GIX in-person in Bellevue or remote online and go in-depth to learn about robotics, the internet of things, design + fabrication, or data science. GIX’s team of UW faculty, grad students, and staff will ensure you have a fun and productive time with a mix of interactive labs, hands-on learning, professional development, and more. Learn about real tech projects happening at Seattle companies like Microsoft, T-Mobile, Fetch Robotics, Kinova, Vulcan, Inc., and more! Visit the website to learn more about the tracks, get registration details, and sign up!

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 UW ECE, and we love to celebrate it. Please view our upcoming events on our Events Calendar. You can also view what the whole UW is up to on the campus calendar.

Scholarships

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

Doing research? Don’t forget to apply to share your work at UW’s Undergraduate Research SymposiumApply to present by Feb. 11!

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Advanced Robotics at UW Club's RoboMaster robot

Advanced Robotics at UW Club’s RoboMaster robot (photo: Ryan Hoover)