Department Calendar

Aug 1
Dissertation Defense (PhD) - Mushfiqur R. Sarker
2:00pm | EEB 303

Aug 2
Dissertation Defense (PhD) - Jingda Wu
10:30am | EEB M406

Aug 4
Grad Drop in Advising
3:00pm | Advising

Aug 9
Dissertation Defense (PhD) - Michael Gould
9:30am | EEB M406

Aug 11
General Exam (PhD) - Andrew Haddock
1:00pm | CSE AE108

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Career Fair 2016
Career Fair is the perfect opportunity for students and industry to network and to discuss upcoming job and internship opportunities.

Prof. Josh Smith Receives $1M to Develop New Wireless Device for Rehabilitation
Through an international partnership and alongside the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, Professor Smith develops a device to aid those with spinal cord injuries.

UW EE Wins $7.5 Million MURI Grant to Defend Advanced Cyberattacks
A highly competitive $7.5 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant has been awarded to a research team led by Department Chair and PI Radha Poovendran.

Department News

WiSE Summer Bridge Students Develop Smart, Stable Walker
As a part of the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Summer Bridge Program, April Opsvig and Zoe Nelson worked alongside Professor Bushnell to develop the Wise Walker.

Professors Seelig and Patel Receive Microsoft's Prestigious Collaborator Award
Electrical engineering professors, Georg Seelig and Shwetak Patel, are honored with the Microsoft Research's 2016 Outstanding Collaborator Award.

Professors Chizeck and Hannaford Hack Surgical Robot in Motherboard Special
Electrical engineering professors, Howard Chizeck and Blake Hannaford, and researcher, Tamara Bonaci speak with Vice's Motherboard about the dangers of surgical attacks.

EE Students Develop a Piano-Playing Robotic Hand
Electrical engineering students, Huy Nguyen, Yuhao Wang, Qing Ran, Yedi Luo and Jiwei Wang, invent a robotic device that plays the piano.

Professor Chizeck Weighs in on Police Robots on NPR Special
After recent shootings in Dallas, Professor Howard Chizeck offers his expertise in robotics to analyze the use of semi-autonomous robots by law enforcement.

Professor Seelig Achieves World Record in Revolutionary DNA Storage
Professor Georg Seelig, along with other collaborators, achieved a record-breaking milestone in the revolutionary process of DNA data storage.

EE Students Make Cloud Printing Available to Everyone, on Any Device
As a part of their Electrical Engineering Entrepreneurial Capstone Project, undergraduate students Wenlu Chang, Jessica Perng and Wesley Tsai invent new cloud printing device.

EE Student, Rahil Jain, Invents Device for Improved Infectious Disease Diagnosis
PhD student, Rahil Jain, reached the final round of the APF 2016 Student Technology Prize for Primary Healthcare. His app increases the efficacy of diagnostic tests for diseases.

EE Student, Yury Dvorkin, Awarded the 2016 CEI Scientific Achievement Award
PhD student, Yury Dvorkin, received the Scientific Achievement Award from the Clean Energy Institute for his exceptional contributions to the field of renewable energy.

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