June 1, 2023

The ‘breath’ between atoms — a new building block for quantum technology

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News A UW research team, led by UW ECE and Physics Professor Mo Li, has found a way to leverage the “breathing,” or mechanical vibration, between two layers of atoms, engineering a new building block for quantum technologies. The act of breathing is primal. People breathe, animals breathe, and…

May 26, 2023

Sara Mouradian — building quantum technologies for computing, communication and sensing

Article by Wayne Gillam, photos by Ryan Hoover | UW ECE News UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian says she enjoys learning new things and looking at problems from different points of view. That’s probably a good thing, because as a researcher and educator who specializes in quantum information science and technology, or QIST, she is…

May 17, 2023

Professor Radha Poovendran to be UW lead for NSF-funded ACTION Institute

UW ECE Professor Radha Poovendran has been named the UW lead for a new, multi-university institute, which will develop approaches that leverage artificial intelligence, or AI, to defend against cyberthreats that target the security and privacy of computer networks and their users. Poovendran is the founding director of the Network Security Lab at the UW,…

May 4, 2023

Dr. Gabriela A. González from Intel Corporation to speak at UW ECE Graduation

The University of Washington Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is proud to announce UW ECE alumna Dr. Gabriela A. González (BSEE ‘92) as honored guest speaker for the Department’s 2023 graduation ceremony. Dr. González is director of Intel Corporation’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Research Office. She also is a leading advocate…

April 27, 2023

Professors Michael Taylor and Mo Li contribute to UW effort seeking CHIPS and Science Act funding

April 20, 2023

Tech leaders size up what it will take to turn the Pacific Northwest into a ‘Quantum Valley’

April 13, 2023

UW researchers show how to tap into the sensing capabilities of any smartphone to screen for prediabetes

Adapted from an article by Kristin Osborne | Allen School According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, one out of every three adults in the United States have prediabetes, a condition marked by elevated blood sugar levels that could lead to the development of type 2 diabetes. The good news is that, if detected…

April 6, 2023

UW ECE alumnus Frank Liu leads development of device that enables users to experience liquids in virtual reality

Adapted from an article by Shane Davis and Sarah McCarty | ASU News  As the possibilities of virtual reality (VR) sensory experiences continue to expand, one area that could use some attention is fluid dynamics. Now, UW ECE alumnus Frank Liu (BSEE ’18), who is currently a doctoral student at Arizona State University, has figured…

March 30, 2023

Listening to the ocean to measure the impact of climate change

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News The ocean can be a dark place. This vast body of water covers most of the surface of the earth and, on average, is over two miles deep. Light from above can’t penetrate more than 200 meters below the surface, which means that most of the ocean is…

March 23, 2023

Professor Georg Seelig recognized as ‘DNA Computer Scientist of the Year’

Adapted from an article by Roger Van Scyoc | Allen School A little more than two decades ago, University of Washington professor Georg Seelig began planting the seeds of a career in theoretical physics, seeking elegant solutions to the mysteries of the natural world. Last month, Seelig, who is a faculty member at UW ECE and…

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