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Computing and Networking

UW ECE’s computer and network research includes computer architecture and computer system engineering, VLSI, embedded computing, wireless networks, and wireless communication research. Several of UW ECE’s computers and networks faculty hold joint and secondary appointments in computer science and engineering and teach jointly in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering departments.

Computer Engineering and Architecture

Operating systems, performance analysis, and testbed development, FPGA based computing architectures

Faculty: Visvesh SatheScott HauckMatt ReynoldsC.J. Richard ShiJoshua SmithMani Soma, Michael Taylor

Very-Large-Scale Integration (VLSI)

Analog and digital VLSI integrated circuits, devices, and applications, energy management

Faculty: Visvesh SatheJacques Christophe RudellC.J. Richard ShiMani SomaMichael Taylor

Embedded Systems

Mobile devices, embedded control systems, real-time systems, tools and networks

Faculty: Matt ReynoldsShwetak PatelJoshua SmithSumit Roy, Michael Taylor

Wireless Communication

Internet architecture, network economics, distributed systems, developing country infrastructure

Faculty: Vikram JandhyalaRadha PoovendranSumit RoyJames RitceyPayman Arabshahi, John D. Sahr, Yasuo Kuga


Network security, game theory, statistical modeling, machine learning and control and systems theory

Faculty: Radha PoovendranPayman ArabshahiLinda Bushnell

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The 2017 Research Review Day

UW EE hosted its first annual Research Review Day. Industry partners joined University of Washington faculty and students to discuss top research in the field of electrical engineering.

UW EE leads NIST PSCR grant for next-generation broadband

The UW is one of 19 universities awarded the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) grant to develop performance analysis tools for the proposed next-generation broadband LTE based FirstNet.



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