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Harnessing noise in optical computing for AI

A multi-institutional, interdisciplinary research team led by UW ECE Professor Mo Li has found innovative ways of using noise inherent to integrated optoelectronics to enhance the creativity of artificial intelligence.

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UW researchers developing miniaturized imaging device to treat heart attack, stroke

An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Washington (UW), led by Arka Majumdar, was awarded $3.6 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a miniaturized imaging device to treat heart attack and stroke.

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James Rosenthal receives Yang Research Award

UW ECE congratulates recent graduate James Rosenthal, who was named as the 2021 Yang Research Award recipient for his work developing neurotechnology.

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The Integrator 2021 - Focus on Impact - now available!

Read this year's issue of The Integrator — UW ECE's flagship, annual magazine highlighting the Department's extraordinary faculty research, student achievements, alumni stories, special events and more!

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Professor Joshua R. Smith elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his innovations in wireless power, communication, sensing and robotics

UW ECE and CSE Professor Joshua R. Smith was elected into the 2021 class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for his impactful creations in the fields of wireless power, communication, sensing and robotics.

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Researchers shrink camera to the size of a salt grain

Researchers at the University of Washington and Princeton University have created micro-sized cameras that produce the highest-quality images and widest field of view for full-color metasurface cameras to date, with great potential to spot problems in the human body and provide sensing capabilities for super-small robots.

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As a collective, our research brings us to the forefront of innovation. UW ECE’s world-class resources and facilities offer the perfect platform for active collaboration. Together we’re redefining possibilities in robotics, nanotechnology, electromagnetics, data science, computers and energy. Our ongoing work continues to push the boundaries of modern science and helps to direct the future of hardware and integrated systems. Our collaborations have already resulted in positive large-scale societal impact to the benefit of us all. We’re confident that our work will continue to inspire new and innovative solutions to life’s greatest challenges and encourage partnership and growth for years to come. To learn more, click one of the links below.