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The programmability of biology

Engineering a toolbox of synthetic biological parts to create new living systems

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ECE alumnus wins prestigious NSF CAREER award

Yury Dvorkin won for his important research in customer-end distributed energy resources (DER)

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Fast Company magazine discusses ECE professor Mari Ostendorf's expertise

Her leading research in speech and language technology aids in article about natural language processing

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Long-range backscatter earns ACM IMWUT Distinguished Paper Award

UW Engineers' "outstanding research contributions" wins them recognition at Ubicomp 2018.

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Researchers develop 3-D printed objects that can track and store how they are used

A team of engineers at the University of Washington have developed 3-D printed devices that can track and store their own use — without using batteries or electronics.

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The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off

Doctoral student Vikram Iyer and co-authors have developed an insect-sized robot that can fly without need of a tether providing power.

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