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Alcantara honored with UW Excellence in Teaching Award

The UW honored electrical engineering Ph.D. student Eldridge Alcantara's hard work and dedication to the department with the Excellence in Teaching Award.

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UW Engineering STARS program flourishing

UW STARS program, led by Eve Riskin, professor of electrical engineering and associate dean of diversity and access, creates a community of excellence.

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2018 Electrical Engineering Graduation Ceremony

On Wednesday June 6, the Department of Electrical Engineering celebrated the class of 2018. Congratulations to our newest alums.

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2018 UW Electrical Engineering Capstone Fair

2018 UW Electrical Engineering Capstone Fair: the culmination of an electrical engineer's education.

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Professor Emerita Irene Peden receives Diamond Award

Professor Emerita Irene Peden honored with College of Engineering Diamond Award.

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Electrical Engineering recognizes invaluable members of department

On May 30, UW EE honored the 2018 winners of the EE Department Awards.

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The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off

Doctoral student Vikram Iyer and co-authors have developed an insect-sized robot that can fly without need of a tether providing power.

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Eve Riskin honored by ECEDHA with Diversity Award

Eve Riskin, professor of electrical engineering and a trailblazer in diversity and access, honored with ECEDHA award.

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Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

UW EE Professor Josh Smith, alum Saman Naderiparizi (MSEE ’17) and co-authors have developed a new HD video streaming method that doesn’t need to be plugged in.

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With new ‘shuffling’ trick, researchers can measure gene activity in single cells

A team led by Georg Seelig has developed an innovative approach to reliably track gene activity in a tissue down to the level of single cells.

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Using a laser to wirelessly charge a smartphone safely across a room

In another UW first, researchers have developed a method to charge a smartphone using a laser — safely, wirelessly and potentially as quickly as a standard USB cable.

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Assistant Professor Arka Majumdar awarded Sloan Fellowship for early-career research

Assistant Professor Arka Majumdar has received a fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for his research at the forefront of combining quantum materials and nanophotonics.

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Hybrid optics bring color imaging using ultrathin metalenses into focus

UW EE research breakthrough could lead to an ultrathin lens for cameras or microscopes — without glass.

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UW, Tsinghua researchers explore challenges and opportunities for smart, renewable energy grids

What does the future of smart energy systems look like? UW EE power and energy experts hosted colleagues from Tsinghua University for a symposium to explore the challenges and possibilities.

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New NSF-funded initiative tackles urban challenges, supports smart cities

UW researchers introduce MOHERE to build a multi-disciplinary research community consisting of experts in social, behavior, economic, and learning sciences, design, built environments, computer science and engineering in partnership with local communities.

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