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Faculty receive Ubicomp's 10-Year Impact Award

UW professors, including Electrical Engineering Professors Shwetak Patel and Matt Reynolds, have been recognized at Ubicomp 2017 for the influential paper they wrote in 2007.

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Wireless communications expert Robert Heath leads this year’s Dean W. Lytle Lecture

As a part of the 2017 Lytle Lecture, University of Texas at Austin Professor Robert Heath will explore mmWave communication as an incubator for the rebirth of wireless communications.

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Researchers achieve groundbreaking communication of low-power devices over long distances

The engineers demonstrated for the first time that devices that operate at almost zero power can transmit data up to nearly two miles, breaking all previously-established barriers.

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New hire, Brian Johnson, brings expertise in power electronics

This spring, Dr. Johnson will will advance UW EE's research in power and energy systems by introducing new courses and research in power electronics.

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UW Team named finalist in $2.5M Amazon Alexa Prize

The team, made up of UW electrical engineers and computer science engineers, is one of three in the world to make it to the finals. Their challenge is to build a “socialbot” that can have intelligent conversations with Amazon's Alexa.

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UW researchers develop new app to screen for pancreatic cancer

A team of UW researchers, including Professor Shwetak Patel, have developed a new app that uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer and other diseases.

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For Students

This is your home.

Whether you’re spending a late night in the lab or reading a text book on the Paul G. Allen Center lawn, this is your home. At UW EE, you have an so many opportunities. And, although they center around a top engineering education, these opportunities also encompass several other engagements, including:

  • Clubs
  • Scholarships
  • Research
  • Events

Clubs

We have several engineering clubs on campus, including the IEEE/HKN student branch and Engineering Student Advisory Council. View more student organization opportunities on our Clubs page.

Scholarships

The Electrical Engineering Department has several types of scholarships available to all undergraduate and graduate students. Below are current resources and links:

Research

Because our faculty research spans across disciplines, UW EE is a top department to gain valuable research experience. From large robotics to microscopic semiconductors, there is always something to invent and build. Please view our lab pages to search for the best research fit for you.

Events

There’s always a spark at EE, and we love to celebrate it. Please view our upcoming events on our Engagement Page. You can also view what the whole UW is up to on the campus calendar.

Available Opportunities

    Mentors

    Other Opportunities