June 6, 2024

Device restores hand function for some with spinal injury

Research described in this article builds on earlier work by Chet Moritz, who is a C.J. and Elizabeth Hwang Endowed Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering with joint appointments in rehabilitation medicine, physiology, and biophysics, and Dr. Fatma Inanici, who is a medical doctor and research assistant professor in rehabilitation medicine at the UW. Inanici and Moritz worked…

May 8, 2024

Alvin Wang Graylin from HTC to speak at UW ECE Graduation

The University of Washington Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is proud to welcome UW ECE alumnus Alvin Wang Graylin (BSEE ‘93) as honored guest speaker for our 2024 Graduation Ceremony. Graylin is the Global VP of Corporate Development for HTC, a world leader in the design and production of virtual reality and augmented reality…

May 2, 2024

Walking, running, and jumping — a new approach to these surprising challenges for robots

By Wayne Gillam / UW ECE News Over the last few years, millions of people have watched videos of robots walking, running, and jumping with breathtaking power, agility, and speed. However, what many people don’t realize is that these videos are carefully choreographed and take place in tightly controlled environments. In the real world, outside…

April 25, 2024

UPWARDS for the Future

April 19, 2024

UW joins $110M cross-Pacific effort to advance artificial intelligence

April 11, 2024

A call for AI data transparency

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News Artificial intelligence holds great promise as well as possible peril for society. This rapidly evolving technology stands to accelerate advances in science, engineering, and healthcare as well as improve efficiency and productivity in a vast range of industries. But AI also has serious downsides, which include the potential…

April 5, 2024

Leading the charge to enhance power transfer

Adapted from an article by Brooke Fisher, Photos by Dennis Wise | UW College of Engineering Imagine rolling into a parking spot and your electric vehicle (EV) automatically begins to charge, quickly and without cables, thanks to a compact charging station on the ground. UW ECE Assistant Professor Jungwon Choi can do more than envision it…

March 29, 2024

Q&A: How to train AI when you don’t have enough data

March 21, 2024

Bingzhao Li — bringing light and sound into computer chips

Article by Wayne Gillam Photos by Ryan Hoover | UW ECE News When Bingzhao Li was a child growing up in Shijiazhuang, China, he enjoyed taking apart video game consoles and figuring out how to put them back together again. Although he seldom was successful at fully reconstructing the devices — there was almost always…

March 14, 2024

Ultra-flat optics for broadband thermal imaging

By Anna Wirth-Singh | UW Department of Physics Long-wavelength infrared (LWIR) imaging holds critical significance across many applications, from consumer electronics to defense and national security. It finds applications in night vision, remote sensing, and long-range imaging. However, the conventional refractive lenses employed in these imaging systems are bulky and heavy, which is undesirable for…

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