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Professor Denise Wilson receives IEEE Region 6 Outstanding Engineering Educator award

The award recognizes Wilson as an outstanding educator, facilitator and mentor, and it notes her excellence in adaptation and resilience to a broad range of learning environments, including remote learning.

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Using smartphone technology to build an inclusive and more equitable society in Myanmar

Pwint Htun (BSEE ‘97) is leveraging digital technology and using problem-solving skills she gained at UW ECE to assist the rural population in her native country.

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New treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm function

UW ECE associate professor Chet Moritz and senior postdoctoral researcher Dr. Fatma Inanici have developed a new way to non-invasively, electrically stimulate spinal cord nerves in people with cervical spinal cord injury, resulting in dramatic functional gains.

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Accelerating AI computing to the speed of light

A UW ECE research team led by associate professor Mo Li has developed an optical computing system that could contribute toward speeding up AI and machine learning while reducing associated energy and environmental costs.

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A Distributed Remote FPGA lab at UW ECE

How might we apply remote learning beyond the pandemic? UW ECE assistant teaching professor Rania Hussein collaborated with four universities to set up FPGA circuit boards on campus so that students could remotely access and utilize real hardware located at all participating universities.

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UW ECE and Allen School students create virtual summer coding program for kids

Twins Elizabeth and Christin Lin teamed up with their sister Sophia to establish the STEM League Developer Program, an online curriculum and mentorship initiative that has reached hundreds of students around the world during the pandemic.

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Professor Lillian Ratliff receives Dhanani Endowed Faculty Fellowship

UW ECE assistant professor Lillian Ratliff recently received the Dhanani Endowed Faculty Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding work in machine learning, mathematical optimization and game theory.

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The Integrator 2020 is now available!

Check out the latest UW ECE student, faculty and alumni news, research and more in this year's issue of The Integrator magazine!

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Professors Joshua Smith and Nadya Peek receive NSF award to develop open-source, customizable robotics for scientists and laboratory automation

The $700,000 grant will support Smith and Peek in the development of open-source, customizable co-bots to enable experts to develop their own automated processes and experiments.

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UW and UW ECE spinout WiBotic part of $5.8M contract to study wireless charging on moon

A team of multiple organizations, including the UW and UW ECE spinout Wibotic, plans to develop a line of lightweight, ultrafast wireless chargers that could help both humans and robots live and work on the moon.

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UW ECE doctoral student Vikram Iyer featured in AAAS for murder hornet tracking; finding ways to meld nature and science

Iyer's impressive work in radio device miniaturization and insect tagging was recently highlighted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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UW ECE seeks outstanding faculty candidates in quantum information science & technology (UPDATE: Deadline extended to December 31, 2020)

UW ECE invites applicants for 2 tenure track assistant professors with expertise in quantum information science & technology (QIST). Join a vibrant, diverse and world-class entrepreneurial community of researchers and students who are pioneering the development of groundbreaking quantum-enabled technologies at UW.

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Engineers design a tiny, implantable chip to deepen understanding of the brain and enable better treatments for neurological disorders

A UW ECE research team has designed a new chip for neural interfaces that will help increase knowledge about the brain and enable better treatments for a wide range of medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy.

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UW ECE team receives $800K award from the National Science Foundation to help increase capacity of quantum computing systems

A new $800,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator Award will help dramatically increase the capacity of quantum computing and simulation systems to retain and process information.

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AI model uses smartphone location data to predict power grid usage

Researchers at Microsoft and the University of Washington, including UW ECE professor Baosen Zhang, propose an AI system that uses smartphone location data to forecast electrical load.

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