Smartphone-based tympanometry system offers a pocket-sized solution for testing middle ear function
UW ECE Adjunct Associate Professor Shyam Gollakota and Ph.D. student Ali Najafi are part of a UW research team that has developed a system for turning a smartphone into an a device for testing middle ear function.
UW ECE faculty, staff and students receive 2022 UW College of Engineering Awards
This year, the College named six award recipients from UW ECE. These individuals are producing innovative research; leading diversity, equity and inclusion efforts; and implementing new educational programs.
UW ECE alumni Basel Alomair and Victor Wong receive 2022 Diamond Awards
Basel Alomair (Ph.D. ‘11) and Victor Wong (BSEE ‘89), were recently named Diamond Award recipients by the UW College of Engineering. The Diamond Awards honor outstanding alumni and friends who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering.
Diane Jurgens from The Walt Disney Company to speak at UW ECE Graduation
UW ECE alumna Diane Jurgens (BSEE ‘85, MSEE ‘86) will speak at this year's graduation ceremony. She has over three decades of experience as an international business and technology leader and is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the Walt Disney Company.
UW research team uses sound waves to move ‘excitons’ further than ever before, leading toward faster and more energy efficient electronics and optical devices
A team led by UW ECE Professor Mo Li has developed a way of using sound waves to move subatomic quasiparticles known as ‘excitons’ further than ever before — leading to a faster, more energy-efficient computing circuit.
Chaya family establishes new, need-based scholarship for outstanding UW ECE undergraduates
The Chaya Family Endowed Scholarship, recently established by UW ECE graduate Boon Chaya (BSEE ‘78) and his wife, Chieko, will recognize and support UW ECE undergraduates from low-income and underprivileged backgrounds.
UW ECE launches new undergraduate degree program to reflect cutting-edge research and provide greater flexibility for students
This fall, UW ECE will begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (BSECE). The new degree program provides students with increased flexibility and is highly adaptable to advances in technology.
Tiny battery-free devices float in the wind like dandelion seeds
UW ECE adjunct associate professor Shyam Gollakota and his students, recent graduates Vikram Iyer and Hans Gaensbauer, led a team that has developed a tiny sensor-carrying device that can be blown by the wind as it tumbles toward the ground.
Team Ultropia Wins the 2022 GIX Innovation Competition
UW ECE teams won top prizes in the 2022 GIX Innovation Competition and Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge for their work on a low-energy laundry technology and phone LiDAR scanning for custom fitted, low-cost ostomy wafers.