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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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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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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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