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UW EE startup OneRadio's signal receiver technology engages security researchers

The company, which was founded by UW Electrical Engineering Professor John Sahr and Affiliate Professor Tony Goodson, has received the first customer for its advanced signal receiver technology.

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Students access new technology through UW engineering, Sonos partnership

Engineering students gathered to receive exclusive access to the Sonos API and smart speakers. These students are the first to receive this level of professional developer access. Three teams were recognized with the best projects.

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The 2017 Research Review Day

UW EE hosted its first annual Research Review Day. Industry partners joined University of Washington faculty and students to discuss top research in the field of electrical engineering.

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Undergraduate student Vijay Singh selected as IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholar

This prestigious award is awarded to the highest-achieving electrical engineering students, with a focus in the power and energy sector, across the U.S.

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Dr. Joshua Smith becomes Milton and Delia Zeutschel Professor for Entrepreneurial Excellence

The new professorship was established through a generous gift from UW EE alum Milton Zeutschel (BSEE '60) and his wife Delia Zeutschel (BA '58) to recruit and retain entrepreneurially-driven faculty.

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Researchers develop WiFi that connects to 3D printed materials without electronics

UW engineers develop 3-D printing plastic objects and sensors that can collect useful data and communicate with other WiFi-connected devices entirely on their own.

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UW launches Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems

The Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems (NanoEs) will pursue impactful advancements in a variety of disciplines — including energy, materials science, computation and medicine. It is housed in a new, multimillion-dollar facility on the UW’s Seattle campus and led by UW EE Professor Karl Böhringer.

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UW Team wins international Amazon Alexa Prize for the design of conversational AI

The UW EE-led team developed Sounding Board, a conversational agent designed to interact with users with engaging and informative conversation and transform how people interact with information.

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Professor Smith discusses how the IoT will change our daily lives

UW EE Professor Joshua Smith speaks with NBC News on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we communicate with the world around us.

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Researchers achieve quantum dot solar cell world record

A collaboration between researchers at the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory yielded a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells at 13.4 percent.

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Researchers reprogram yeast mating habits for the future of medicine

Researchers in the departments of electrical engineering and biochemistry collaborate to redesign yeast for multiple mating types, increasing the speed and efficiency of drug development.

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UW NNCI WNF celebrates completion of $37M remodel project

The NNCI Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the completion of the nearly six-year project, which included a robust remodel of the facilities.

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Researchers receive ASME JDSMC Kalman Best Paper Award

The authors received this top award for their research on electromechanical modeling for precise image capture.

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WNF supports the development of flexible 'skin' for robots

Researchers from the UW and UCLA used the Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) to develop a prosthetic skin for robots that has similar "feel" attributes as the human hand.

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Two UW EE graduate students receive best paper award from leading IEEE signal/audio workshop

UW EE Ph.D. student Thomas Powers and UW EE alum Scott Wisdom (Ph.D. '17) received the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics.

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