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UW EE Wins $7.5 Million MURI Grant to Defend Advanced Cyberattacks
A highly competitive $7.5 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant has been awarded to a research team led by Department Chair and PI Radha Poovendran.

Prof. Josh Smith Receives $1M to Develop New Wireless Device for Rehabilitation
Through an international partnership and alongside the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, Professor Smith develops a device to aid those with spinal cord injuries.

UW and MIT Team up to Improve Medical Diagnostics with $3 Million NIH Grant
A new NIH grant funds groundbreaking work between UW EE's Georg Seelig and MIT to develop computing devices that diagnose disease from inside living cells.

Department News

EE Students and Faculty Receive 2016 CoMotion Innovation Fund
Laura Adam, a PhD student in Eric Klavins' Lab, and Professor Karl Böhringer receive the 2016 honor for their work in bio research development and environmental autonomy.

Student Success: PhD Student, Katherine Pratt, Named Husky 100
Katherine Pratt, an electrical engineering PhD student, was honored as a Husky 100, a cross-campus award for students who make an impact.

Prof. Josh Smith Receives $1M to Develop New Wireless Device for Rehabilitation
Through an international partnership and alongside the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, Professor Smith develops a device to aid those with spinal cord injuries.

UW EE Students Design Underwater Mapping Device
As a part of their capstone project, five students sought to create an inexpensive device that can trek the ocean floor in pursuit of 3D imaging.

UW EE Students' Research Presented in The Economist
EE Doctoral students, Po-shen Lee and Sean Yan, had their illustration-based research highlighted in the June 18th edition of The Economist.

Chair Radha Poovendran Receives Distinguished Alumni Award
Professor Poovendran was honored with the 2016 Electrical and Computer Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Maryland.

UW EE Students Help Develop Device to Combat Malaria
Doctoral students, Mayoore Jaiswal and Charles Delahunt, work with Intellectual Ventures on the development of a new device for fast, accurate diagnosis of malaria in the field.

Professor Shlizerman Receives Teaching Award
Assistant Professor Eli Shizerman received the 2016 Applied Math Teaching Award for outstanding teaching by a member of the faculty.

UW EE Professor's Research Highlighted in Scientific American
Associate Professor Georg Seelig's, along with other researchers', advancements in DNA storage were presented in Scientific American.

UW EE Students Make Sweet 16 Round at UWBPC
Di Sun and Shane Colburn have made the Sweet 16 round in this year's UW Business Plan Competition.

UW EE Co-Authored Research Discovers Nature’s Most Efficient Proton Conductor
The most efficient proton conductor in nature is in a shark's electricity-sensing organ. UW EE Ph.D. candidate Erik Josberger was first author on the research.

Measuring Lung Function Over the Phone with SpiroCall
UW researchers including Professor Shwetak Patel and doctoral student Elliot Saba have developed a sensing tool to assess lung function using a simple phone call.

UW EE Hosts Alumni Breakfast for UW Discovery Days
The UW EE community celebrated our alums this weekend at Discovery Days on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

Student Success: Utku Baran Honored by College of Engineering
Utku Baran, who completes his Ph.D. this spring, has received the College of Engineering Student Award for Research for 2016.

Student Success: Conner Ballew Admitted to Caltech Ph.D. Program
Conner Ballew, who graduates this spring, has been admitted to Caltech's Ph.D. program, where he plans to research biophotonics and biomedical imaging.

Eli Shlizerman Models Monarch Butterfly's Internal Compass
For the first time, researchers including Assistant Professor Eli Shlizerman have uncovered how the monarch butterfly processes information to migrate south every year.

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