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8 faculty named 2017 Amazon Catalyst Fellows

In a partnership with the University of Washington, Amazon Catalyst supports bold solutions to world problems.

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UW EE leads NIST PSCR grant for next-generation broadband

The UW is one of 19 universities awarded the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) grant to develop performance analysis tools for the proposed next-generation broadband LTE based FirstNet.

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Alum Tong Zhang awarded the 2017 Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Award in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering

Tong Zhang (Ph.D. ’17) received the highly-competitive award for his thesis on breakthrough full-duplex wireless communication.

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UW team achieves a factor of 10 performance improvement for BCI Recording Systems

UW researchers present a system that addresses BCI challenges, increasing channel recording density by ten times current state-of-the-art systems.

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Professor Bruce Darling receives COE Faculty Award in Teaching

The College of Engineering award recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates outstanding contributions to engineering education.

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UW researchers develop world's first battery-free phone

The breakthrough technology harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambient radio signals or light to energize the device.

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For Prospective Students

UW EE is proud to be home to a group of incredible students, coming together every day to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Our graduates have gone on to work in high tech, aerospace and biotech industries. In addition, many of our graduates have continued their education, pursuing their master’s and Ph.D. degrees.

Why UW EE?

With over 50 faculty members, UW EE delivers a wide breadth of research expertise and multi-disciplinary collaboration. Our faculty are some of the best minds in their fields, receiving numerous top awards including Department of Defense awards, NSF awards, Microsoft Research awards, NIH grants and Fulbright Scholarships.

We are housed at the number one most innovative public university in the world, and our research consistently exemplifies the University of Washington’s innovative spirit. Our work redefines what is possible and has been featured in numerous scientific and news publications, including Nature, Science, The New York Times, The Economist and Wired, among others.

We are proud to be the 19th best graduate school in the country and will continue to provide our students with the best education for whatever future profession they pursue.

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