June 30, 2022

Smartphone-based tympanometry system offers a pocket-sized solution for testing middle ear function

UW ECE Adjunct Associate Professor Shyam Gollakota and UW ECE doctoral student Ali Najafi are part of a multidisciplinary UW research team that has developed a system for turning a smartphone into an a device for testing middle ear function. Adapted from an article by Kristin Osborne | UW CSE According to the World Health Organization,…


June 27, 2022

Liban Hussein awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News First-year doctoral student Liban Hussein, who works in the lab of UW ECE Assistant Professor Sajjad Moazeni, was recently awarded an opportunity to take part in the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported…


June 23, 2022

Sajjad Moazeni receives NSF CAREER award to help make the next generation of AI supercomputers faster, more powerful and energy efficient

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News UW ECE Assistant Professor Sajjad Moazeni was recently named recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, one of the most prestigious awards in the nation for early-career faculty. The award will support Moazeni’s work developing ‘smart,’ energy-efficient links between thousands of networked computer processors and memory…


June 21, 2022

Professor Daniel Kirschen and students visit Cushman Hydro

  Daniel Kirschen, who is the Donald W. and Ruth Mary Close Professor in the UW Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, recently had the opportunity to take a group of UW ECE undergraduate students on a field trip to Cushman Hydro to learn more about the hydroelectric dam’s operations. Ozan Ferrin, Engineering Manager at Tacoma Power,…


June 16, 2022

UW ECE faculty, staff and students receive 2022 UW College of Engineering Awards

At the end of spring quarter every year, the UW College of Engineering honors and celebrates contributions of faculty, staff and students who have demonstrated commitment to transforming the world through innovation, collaboration and service. This year, the College named six award recipients from UW ECE. These individuals are producing groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research; leading efforts…


June 9, 2022

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the UW ECE graduating Class of 2022! If you weren’t able to attend the in-person event or missed the livestream, you can still watch a recording of the event here!  Check out photos from the event below! 2022 Graduation Ceremony Photo Gallery


June 2, 2022

UW ECE alumni Basel Alomair and Victor Wong receive 2022 Diamond Awards

Adapted from the UW College of Engineering website Two outstanding UW ECE alumni, Basel Alomair (Ph.D. ‘11) and Victor Wong (BSEE ‘89), were recently named 2022 Diamond Award recipients by the UW College of Engineering. The Diamond Awards honors outstanding alumni and friends of the College who have made significant contributions to the field of…


May 27, 2022

UW ECE honors and celebrates the retirements of four outstanding faculty members

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News It is not often that an exceptional faculty member with decades of service retires from the Department, and it is even less common for several faculty members to retire within a relatively short period of time. But recently, that is exactly what has happened at UW ECE. Between…


May 19, 2022

Diane Jurgens from The Walt Disney Company to speak at UW ECE Graduation

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News The University of Washington Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is proud to announce UW ECE alumna Diane Jurgens (BSEE ‘85, MSEE ‘86), as guest speaker for the Department’s 2022 graduation ceremony. Jurgens has over three decades of experience as an international business and technology leader, and she…


May 12, 2022

UW research team uses sound waves to move ‘excitons’ further than ever before, leading toward faster and more energy efficient electronics and optical devices

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News Most people have probably never heard of an ‘exciton’ before. But scientists and engineers have been working with excitons for some time now, seeking ways to unlock the potential these subatomic quasiparticles have to revolutionize modern electronic circuitry and optics in commonly used devices such as solar panels…



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