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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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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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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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For Industry Sponsors

UW EE faculty and students maintain close relationships with industry members, who benefit from student assistance on cutting-edge research projects and the ability to network with faculty experts. In return, the department gains advice from valuable industry partners and students obtain mentorship and real-world project experience.

If you aren’t already connected to UW EE, we invite you to get involved!

Casino Night

The student-run society HKN/ IEEE hosts the popular Casino Night, which attracts hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students. The fun, interactive event provides industry representatives a chance to talk with students about their goals and interests and recruit for upcoming career opportunities. More »

ENGINE — Engineering Entrepreneurial Capstone

Work with a dedicated group of students on entrepreneurial engineering projects through this Senior Capstone Design course. By working in teams on industry sponsored projects, students develop skills in innovation, systems engineering and project management. Interested companies should contact Professor Payman Arabshahi. More »

UW EE Entrepreneurship

The University of Washington has long fostered a culture of innovation, which was confirmed with the recent ranking by Reuters as the most innovative public university in the world in 2015. Playing a lead role in this success is UW EE, which has the second most engineering start-ups at UW since 2009. More »

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