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Professor Sreeram Kannan Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

The NSF Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers support of early-career faculty, who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

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UW Radio Researchers Break World Record with Full Duplex Communication

Electrical engineers in the FAST Lab at the UW, recently demonstrated the novel radio system that uses a new high-frequency integrated CMOS chip and embedded processor.

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Professors Lillian Ratliff and Andrew Clark Receive Competitive NSF CRII Grants

The NSF Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) grant supports faculty early in their careers as a way to establish research independence. Each year, the NSF awards only 25 to 30 grants nationwide.

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UW Security Researchers Show that Google’s AI Platform for Defeating Internet Trolls Can be Easily Deceived

University of Washington electrical engineering researchers have shown that Google’s new machine learning-based system to identify toxic comments in online discussion forums can be bypassed.

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Startup BluHaptics Raises $1.3M to Bring Its Underwater Software to Space

The EE-founded startup follows more than a million dollars in recent U.S. government grants, which together will be used to support the company’s expansion.

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UW Researchers Turn Everyday Objects into FM Radio Stations

A new technique pioneered by University of Washington EE and CSE engineers makes “smart” posters and clothing a reality by allowing them to communicate directly with a car’s radio or a smartphone.

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We pursue research across a broad range of areas, from antennas to photonics to vehicular technology. Some of our research is housed in major multi-university centers, like the University of Washington Nanofabrication Facility. Additional research projects are part of collaborative electrical engineering faculty groups, like our BioRobotics Lab. There are many opportunities to see our research in action. Come visit our labs! Contact Kelly Williams to schedule a tour: kvw9880@uw.edu

Entrepreneurial Engineering Capstone Course

Developed in 2015, the Entrepreneurial Capstone enables students to work in teams on industry sponsored projects. The first entrepreneurial system design course of its kind in the department, the option is designed to develop students’ skills in innovation, systems engineering and project management. The program offers select companies an opportunity to benefit from the vibrant innovation culture at UW EE.

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