UW ECE faculty, students and staff receive UW College of Engineering awards
UW ECE faculty members Sam Burden, Lillian Ratliff and Linda Shapiro, as well as UW ECE students Shuowei Li and Momona Yamagami all received 2021 UW College of Engineering awards for their demonstrated commitment to innovation, leadership and service.
UW ECE Professor Bruce Darling discusses mobility and transportation engineering
As lead faculty adviser for the UW Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) team, Darling oversees a group of students competing in the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, a rigorous four-year-long endeavor.
UW ECE senior postdoctoral researcher Dr. Fatma Inanici (left) applies electrical stimulation patches to the neck of research study participant Jessie Owen (right). Owen, who has a spinal cord injury, spoke at a recent roundtable about her decision to participate in this study and how neurotechnology has changed her life.
UW ECE spinout WiBotic wins European seals of approval for its wireless robot charging systems
WiBotic has developed battery charging systems that can power autonomous drones and robots on either land or sea wirelessly, without human intervention. Two of the wireless charging systems have won safety approvals in Europe, marking a major milestone for the company.
Determination and hard work drive a non-traditional student toward success
Cody Brereton, a UW ECE undergraduate student in his senior year, started college later in life, but despite facing many daunting challenges that often cause non-traditional students to drop out of school, he persevered, engineering his own pathway to academic success.
UW startup Sensol Systems is redefining the crosswalk industry
With the help of UW ECE undergrads Milo Martin and Yuhang Li, Sensol Systems is developing a modular crosswalk that illuminates a pedestrian’s exact location from below to increase visibility and save lives.
UW ECE assistant professor Azadeh Yazdan is co-leading a multi-institutional research team developing a device capable of seeing into and accessing the brain like never before. This work holds the promise of opening a doorway to better treatments for a wide range of neurological diseases and disorders.
Professor Mari Ostendorf elected to National Academy of Engineering
Recognized as one of the highest professional distinctions in engineering, Ostendorf has been elected to the NAE for “contributions to statistical and prosodic models for speech and natural language processing and for advances in conversational dialogue systems.”