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…

February 29, 2024

UW ECE alumnus Alvin Graylin envisions our next reality

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News UW ECE alumnus Alvin Graylin (BSEE ‘93) is looking ahead. And what he sees coming in technology development over the next decade has given him reasons for both hope and concern, especially when it comes to artificial intelligence and extended reality, or XR, which encompasses virtual reality, augmented…

February 21, 2024

UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian receives AFOSR YIP award for quantum computing research

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News UW ECE Assistant Professor Sara Mouradian has been awarded a three-year grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, through its Young Investigator Program, or YIP. The grant will support work in Mouradian’s Scalable Quantum Research Lab, which aims to build, understand and control trapped…

February 14, 2024

Print issues of The Integrator are now available!

Read the latest issue of The Integrator, UW ECE’s annual magazine, which covers faculty, student and alumni news, research and more! The magazine is online and print copies are now available at the ECE front office. 

February 2, 2024

UW ECE alumnus Victor Wong pushes boundaries in art and technology

Adapted from an article by Doug Wallack, UW International Advancement In the quiet of vfxNova studios, overlooking Kowloon Bay, the robot dips its paint brush in the pigment, and with smooth, near-silent movements, it extends its single orange arm to apply vibrant cerulean, deep forest greens, and gentle shades of fern to the rice paper…

January 25, 2024

A laser printer for photonic chips

By Wayne Gillam | UW ECE News Photonic integrated circuits are an important, next-wave technology. These sophisticated microchips hold the potential to substantially decrease costs and increase speed and efficiency for electronic devices across a wide range of application areas, including automotive technology, communications, healthcare, data storage, and computing for artificial intelligence. Photonic circuits use…

January 11, 2024

Yann LeCun, VP and Chief AI Scientist at Meta, to give 2024 Lytle Lecture

UW ECE is proud to welcome renowned computer scientist Yann LeCun, who will deliver the Department’s 2024 Lytle Lecture on Wednesday, January 24, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the UW Husky Union Building (HUB) Lyceum. LeCun is Vice President and Chief AI Scientist at Meta and a Silver Professor in the Courant Institute of…

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