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Research Colloquium

Please join the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department for the 2019-20 Research Colloquium Series on Tuesday mornings, featuring experts who discuss current issues in the electrical & computer engineering field. Talks are open to both students and the public.  Live streaming is available for most talks.

EE 500C/491 students

Please note that the Colloquium does not meet every week. Credit for EE 500C / EE 491 is attendance based. You must attend the majority of Colloquium talks to obtain credit (1 credit for the quarter) — the exact number will be announced when the speakers are announced.

All students must sign the sign-in sheet provided at the back of the lecture theater between 10:20am and 10:40am to verify your attendance. At 10:40am, the sign-up sheets are removed. If you are not signed in at the beginning of the lecture, you will be considered absent. There are no exceptions to this policy. Credit is attendance based. All students must sign the sign-up sheet provided in the lecture theater to verify attendance (no exceptions).




Changing Testing and Simulations Needs for Grid Modernization

Kevin Tomsovic, University of Tennessee
2019-10-01 10:30:00
105 ECE

mm-Wave Imaging for Automotive and Beyond

Brian Ginsburg, Texas Instruments
2019-10-08 10:30:00
105 ECE
Abstract | Video

Machine Agency: Automating Small Weird Tasks
Peek Desk

Nadya Peek, Machine Agency at the University of Washington
2019-10-15 10:30:00
105 ECE
Abstract | Video

High Power Density, Fully Integrated Voltage Regulators for High Performance Digital Core Supply Management
Bertan Bakkaloglu

Bertan Bakkaloglu, Arizona State University
2019-10-22 10:30:00
105 ECE

Towards a Watt-level THz Solid-State RF Amplifiers Using All-Metal-Terminal Hot-Electron Transistors (AMTHETs) – Optional
Rick Carley

Rick Carley, Carnegie Mellon University
2019-10-29 10:30:00
105 ECE

Adaptive and Resilient Circuits for Processors
Keith Bowman

Keith Bowman, Qualcomm
2019-11-05 10:30:00
105 ECE
Abstract | Video

Characterization, Controlling and Utilization of Structured Light
Zhimin Shi

Zhimin Shi, The University of South Florida
2019-11-12 10:30:00
105 ECE
Abstract | Video

T-Mobile’s Digital Transformation Journey: Listen to Your Customers

Kevin Lau, T-Mobile’s Product and Technology
2019-11-19 10:30:00
105 ECE
Abstract | Video

Interpretable Deep Networks for Classification, Generation and Physics
Dr. Stéphane Mallat

Stéphane Mallat, Applied Mathematician, Collège de France, Paris; Flatiron Institute, New York
2019-12-03 10:30:00
105 ECE Building, University of Washington
Abstract | Video

Watching the Colloquium

Video is available for all colloquia unless noted. There are several ways to watch:

  • Watch the live stream as it happens! You can find it right on our YouTube channel main page.
  • Click on the "Watch the video" link beneath each talk listing. These videos will generally be posted a few days after the talk.
  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Videos will show up on the channel a few days after the talk - usually at the same time they're posted to this page.

If you would like to receive email reminders for our colloquium talks, please send email to to be added to the list.

Previous Colloquia