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2014

EE's Hannaneh Hajishirzi Named Allen Distinguished Investigator
Congratulations to EE Research Scientist Hannaneh Hajishirzi who received a $1.2 million grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation for her research in artificial intelligence.

UWEE in the News: Surveillance Systems are Getting Smarter
EE Professor Jenq-Neng Hwang's research team has developed technology that allows multiple surveillance cameras to more accurately track individuals in crowds.
ABC News- November 30

UWEE in the News: UW Gives Future Engineers a ¡¥Redshirt Season¡¦
EE Professor and Associate Dean of Diversity and Access, Eve Riskin shares how the STARS program attracts women and minorities to the field of engineering.
Seattle Times- November 29

Radha Poovendran is UW EE's 24th IEEE Fellow
Congratulations to EE Professor Radha Poovendran, who was honored by IEEE for his contributions to security in cyber-physical systems.

UWEE in the News: Time for Public Comment on Navy War Training Running Out
Interim Department Chair John Sahr is interviewed about the Navy's proposal to create an electromagnetic warfare range in the Pacific Northwest.
KUOW- November 25

UWEE in the News: Seattle Genius Tackles Energy, Healthcare and the Future of Computing
EE Associate Professor Shwetak Patel is revolutionizing energy, healthcare and more.
Crosscut- November 19

Now Available: Fall 2014 Issue of The Integrator
Read the latest edition of EE's newsletter, featuring faculty, student and alumni news!

CORE Seminar Series Presents Peter Burgisser
Join us for the first CORE Seminar Series Speaker, Peter Burgisser, on December 2, 4pm. Professor of Mathematics at the Technical University of Berlin, Burgisser discusses the condition of convex optimization and spherical intrinsic volumes.

UWEE in the News: Moving Cameras Talk to Each Other to Track Pedestrians
EE Professor Jenq-Neng Hwang's research team has developed a way for video cameras to communicate, which may be useful for security and surveillance purposes.
UW Today- November 12

UWEE in the News: UW Maxed Out on Computer-Science Space
EE Associate Professor Shwetek Patel, who works jointly in CSE, is interviewed about the need for more space for students.
Seattle Times- November 9

Three EE Students Receive PES Scholarships!
Congratulations to Joshua Monson, Phillippe Phanivong and Taylor VanderKley!

UWEE in the News: Based on the research of EE Associate Professor Shwetak Patel, tech company Belkin is opening a new lab in Seattle. Read the stories:
GeekWire- November 5
The Seattle Times- November 5

UWEE in the News: The UW as Idea Factory
Former EE Chair Vikram Jandhyala highlights his innovative plans for UW.
Seattle Business Magazine- November

UWEE in the News: How the University of Washington Plans to Become a Hub
for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Former EE Chair Vikram Jandhyala shares his plans to create a culture of start-ups.
GeekWire- October 28

UWEE in the News: UW Researchers Pulling Energy Out of Thin Air
EE Professor Joshua Smith, who works jointly in CSE, is interviewed about his new company, Jiva Wireless, which will produce wireless, battery-free sensing devices.
Seattle Times- October 27

UWEE in the News: Diversity at the Top ¡X Building Spaces and Programs
The new Vice Provost of Innovation, former EE Chair Vikram Jandhyala shares his plans.
Northwest Asian Weekly- October 24

UWEE in the News: Navy Awards $8 Million for Wave, Tidal Energy Technology
EE Affiliate Faculty Member Andy Stewart and his crew are featured!
UW Today- October 24

UWEE in the News: Awarding Diversity at the Top
Former EE Chair Vikram Jandhyala is honored at a Diversity at the Top event.
Northwest Asian Weekly- October 23

Three EE Affiliate Professors Receive IEEE Landmark Awards!
EE Affiliate Professor Bishnu Atal receives IEEE Landmark Award.
EE Affiliate Professor Henrique (Rico) Malvar receives IEEE Landmark Award.
EE Affiliate Professor Li Deng receives IEEE Oustanding Engineer Award.

BioRobotics Students Demo Research at IEEE Gala
Two graduate student researchers, Jeffrey Herron and Kevin Huang, shared their work at the IEEE 110th Anniversary Gala on October 19.

UWEE in the News: Inventor of MIMO Wireless Technology to Speak at UW
UW Today- October 16

Mohamed El-Sharkawi Receives Outstanding Educator Award!
EE Professor Mohamed El-Sharkawi is the recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) 2014 Award for the Western Region of the United States.

UWEE in the News: The touchless phone: UW's smartphone of the future
KING 5 News- September 24

New: Combined UWEE Bachelor's and Master¡¦s Degree Program
Allowing high-achieving undergraduates early admission into the graduate program, UWEE now offers a combined bachelor's and master¡¦s degree program.

Save the Date: Annual Lytle Lecture Series
Professor (Emeritus) Arogyaswami Paulraj, Stanford University, will discuss the past, present and future of wireless technology October 20-21. Free and open to the public!

UWEE in the News: New RFID technology helps robots find household objects
UW Today- September 22

UWEE in the News: Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
UW Today- September 19

UWEE in the News: SideSwipe: UW team uses in-air gestures for phones
Phys.org - September 4

UWEE in the News: Changing temperature powers sensors in hard-to-reach places
UW Today - September 3

UWEE in the News: Laser cameras, robots and deli meat measures: 5 UW startups to watch this year
C4C event features EE startups from Blake Hannaford and Howard Chizeck, as well as Vikram Jandhyala as the new Vice Provost for Innovation
TechFlash - July 29

UWEE in the News: Tele-robotics puts robot power at your fingertips
NSF.gov - July 23

Tamara Bonaci Invited to 2014 Rising Stars in EECS
Workshop brings together forty outstanding EECS graduate and postdoctoral women from around the country

UWEE in the News: Jandhyala appointed Vice Provost for Innovation
The Daily - July 16

UWEE in the News: Amazon hires Google Glass founder to 'work on a few other things'
Babak Parviz, former UWEE professor and current affiliate professor, is returning to Seattle
GeekWire - July 14

UWEE in the News: 2014 Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows
Shwetak Patel and Vikram Jandhyala were two of the six faculty honored for entrepreneurial success
CoE

UWEE in the News: Washington Takes Big Step Toward Renewable Energy Storage and Grid Integration
Clean Energy Institute - July 8

UWEE in the News: GeekWire Radio: Brain-computer interfaces and the future of personal privacy
Episode features Howard Chizeck and Tamara Bonaci
GeekWire Radio - July 5

The 2014 UWEE graduation celebration video is online!
You can watch it now, download a copy to watch later... or both!

John Sahr appointed Interim Chair of Electrical Engineering
John is taking over from Vikram Jandhyala, who has served as Chair the past three years

UWEE in the News: Doing the guitar gods' work, hundreds of watts at a time
Seattle Times - June 24

UWEE in the News: Rhoads leaving UW commercialization; Jandhyala takes new innovation post
UW Today - June 24

UWEE in the News: Zippy, electric micro cars coming to campus for sustainability research
UW Today - June 23

UWEE in the News: UW students' electric-hybrid car takes 2nd in international competition
UW Today - June 20

UWEE in the News: Sensor in eye could track pressure changes, monitor for glaucoma
UW Today - June 16, 2014

Alumnus Venumadhav Bhagavatula (PhD '13) Wins Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE RFIC Symposium
Dr. Bhagavatula conducted this work in UW's FAST Lab with faculty advisor Chris Rudell.

UWEE in the News: Think Internet Data Mining Goes Too Far? Then You Won't Like This
NPR - May 29, 2014

UW EE to Demo SERS Team Project at SmartAmerica Expo
Event will take place at the Washington DC Convention Center, June 11.

Rudell Receives NSF Funding to Advance Work on Broadband Radio Transceivers
Three-year NSF grant is in collaboration with Professor R. Gharpurey of the University of Texas.

Chizeck, Bonaci, Calo Win Best Paper Award at IEEE Ethics 2014
The award-winning paper is titled, "App Stores for the Brain: Privacy & Security in Brain-Computer Interfaces."

Mentor Graphics Acquires Nimbic, Inc.
Nimbic was founded in 2006 (as Physware) by Professor Vikram Jandhyala.

A Look into EE 547: Linear Systems Theory
Course was taught by Research Associate Professor Linda Bushnell as a part of the Professional Master's Program.

UWEE in the News: UW Engineers Gear Up for SmartAmerica Challenge
UW Center for Commercialization website - May 20, 2014

The Spring 2014 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

SNUPI named "Technology Alliance Innovation Showcase Company of the Year"
The startup was co-founded by UWEE's Professor Shwetak Patel, Professor Matt Reynolds, grad student Gabe Cohn, and CSE's Jeremy Jaech.

UWEE in the News: Closing the Gap
Agnieszka Miguel, Chair of Seattle University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received her Ph.D. from UWEE in 2001.
Seattle University Commons - May 16, 2014

UWEE in the News: UW building teleoperated robots for disaster response in national challenge
UW Today - May 7, 2014

UWEE in the News: Seattle City Light/LED
LumiSands, a startup company formed by alumni Ji Hoo and Chang-Ching Tu, is making LEDs cheaper and greener to produce.
UW 360 Video - April 2014

Affiliate Professor Babak Parviz Selected to Receive the 2014 Industrial Pioneer Award
Dr. Parviz is a member of the UW EE's Advisory Board, and a director at Google X.

Dudley Buck's Forgotten Cryotron Computer
Buck's (BSEE '48) early contributions to microcircuitry development in IEEE Spectrum.
IEEE Spectrum - April 2014 Issue

Georg Seelig and Adrian KC Lee Receive the ONR Young Investigator Award
Seelig and Lee are two of only twenty four researchers honored this year.

Tom Clement to Speak at the 2014 EE Graduation Celebration
UW EE's graduation celebration will be held on Friday, June 13th in the HUB Ballroom.

Chong Li Receives the Intel Foundation/SRCEA Graduate Fellowship
Li is advised by Professor Richard C.J. Shi

Eric Klavins wins Faculty Innovator Award
Klavins has been awarded the 2014 Faculty Innovator: Teaching and Learning Award from COE.

UWEE in the News: Robot Surgeons are the Future of Medicine
The Raven robot of the BioRobotics Lab is featured at the 2:45 mark of the video.
Fw: Thinking - April, 2014

Innovation and entrepreneurism, at home and abroad
Professor and Chair Vikram Jandhyala presents keynote speech to Taiwan alumni at the UW President's reception in Taipei.
Office of the President - April 14, 2014

Aaron Parks & Joshua Smith Win Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE RFID Conference
The paper is titled, "Sifting Through the Airwaves: Efficient and Scalable Multiband RF Harvesting"

Graduate Student Kelly Kozdras Wins the Hydro Research Foundation Award
Kozdras is one of 12 recipients to receive the award this year.

UWEE in the News: Is seeing Google Glass believing?
Seattle PI - April 4, 2014

UWEE in the News: BluHaptics: Underwater Robotics with a Human Touch
UW C4C Website - April 2, 2014

Three UW EE Students Receive 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Congratulations to Palma London, Edward Wang, and Sunny Rao!

Top EE Female Graduate Students Attend Grace Hopper Conference, Land Prestigious Positions
Julie Medero to join the CS department at Harvey Mudd as an Assistant Professor, Jessica J. Tran to join Thomson Reuters as a Technology Associate Leader.

UWEE in the News: Come See AllSee, UW’s New Low-Power Gesture Control System
Xconomy - April 1, 2014

UWEE in the News: Robot Roundup
Science Friday - March 26, 2014

2014 EEIC Poster Contest
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three in each category and a conference trip for 1st place.

UWEE in the News: Cochlear implants for music perception by EE Professor Les Atlas and Adjunct Professor Kaibao Nie
UW 360 Video - March 21, 2014

The 2014 edition of the Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope is now online!
Articles feature student and faculty research and achievements.

UWEE in the News: Battery-free technology brings gesture recognition to all devices
UW Today - February 27, 2014

UWEE in the News: Spotlight on Tech Policy Lab Scholar Tamara Bonaci
Tech Policy Lab - February 24, 2014

UWEE in the News: BluHaptics - Safer and More Efficient Undersea Robotic Operations
YouTube Video, UW APL

Seminar: Joakim Andén, Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique
"Scattering Invariants for Audio Classification"
February 26, 2014

UWEE in the News: Google Contacts Will Help Diabetics Monitor Blood Sugar Via Tears
Forbes - February 12, 2014

UWEE in the News: IEEE Fellows Céhampion the Cause of Women Engineers
The Institute - February 7, 2014

Science & NSF Announce the 2013 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge Winners
Alumna Anna Pyayt Wins People's Choice Award

UWEE in the News: UW Women Engineers
UW 360 - January 23, 2014

Alumnus Simon Sze (MSEE ’60) wins 2014 COE Diamond Award
Sze recognized for his distinguished achievement in academia.

Bilmes' Paper Selected for Inclusion in "25 Years of International Conference on Supercomputing"
Only 2% of the papers over the past 25 years were selected for the volume.

UWEE in the News: Nest Competitor Monitors Your House's Leaks on the Cheap
MIT Technology Review - January 23, 2014

Rishabh Iyer Wins Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship
Out of the 181 applicants, Iyer is one of twelve recipients.

UWEE in the News: Google's new 'smart contact lens' project began at UW, with help from Microsoft
Geek Wire - January 17, 2014

UWEE in the News: Google develops contact lens glucose monitor
The Washington Post - January 16, 2014

Jessica Tran Receives the kynamatrix Research Network "Innovation through Collaboration"
2014 Grant Award

Tran is advised by professors Eve A. Riskin (EE), Richard E. Ladner, and Jacob O. Wobbrock (iSchool).

UWEE in the News: Seattle co. makes wireless sensors to detect moisture in homes
King 5.com - January 14, 2014

UWEE in the News: Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) Research Lab: A Computing Research in Action Showcase
The Computing Community Consortium - January 13, 2014

UWEE in the News: SNUPI Technologies Raises $7.5M from WRF, Madrona to Take Wally to Market
Xconomy - January 13, 2014

2013

UWEE in the News: Synthetic DNA
UW 360 - December 2013

Bilmes and Iyer Win Best Paper at the 2013 Neural Information Processing Systems Conference
Their paper was one of three selected at the conference to receive the best paper award.

UW Launches New Clean Energy Institute, Five UW EE Graduate Students Awarded Fellowships
Yury Dvorkin, Ahlmahz Negash, Mushfiqur Sarker, Jeremy Popp, and Jesus Contreras-Ocana are the fellowship recipients.

UWEE in the News: With Cochlear Implants, Music Is Harder To Hear Than You Think
Soundcheck - November 15, 2013

Researchers Receive Funding from NSF to Advance Secure Telerobotics Research
UWEE professor Howard Chizeck along with Tadayoshi Kohno of CSE will lead these efforts on this project.

UWEE in the News: SNUPI Technologies' Home Sensor Network Monitors Water Leaks, Babies
Xconomy - November 15, 2013

UWEE in the News: UW partners with Agilent Technologies for new equipment
The Daily - November 13, 2013

UWEE in the News: Exposing music to the ears
The Daily - November 6, 2013

UWEE in the News: Meet Wally: This $299 low-power sensor network detects water leaks and mold
GeekWire - November 4, 2013

UWEE in the News: UW robot featured in sci-fi thriler 'Ender's Game'
KOMO News - November 1, 2013

UW EE's Raven Robot Makes its Big Screen Debut in 'Ender's Game'
EE graduate student Hawkeye King and then-UW bioengineering doctoral student Lee White were the sole operators of the robot during filming.

UWEE in the News:
UW surgical robot featured in 2013 movie ‘Ender’s Game’
UW Today - November 1, 2013

UWEE in the News: Meet the real-life robo-surgeon who fixes brains in 'Ender's Game'
NBC News - October 31, 2013

Graduate Student Jessica Tran Selected to Attend the 2013 Rising Stars in EECS
Trans' research interests are in digital signal processing-video compression and Human Computer Interaction.

UWEE in the News: Seattle Children's developing cochlear implant to hear music
King 5 News - October 30, 2013

UWEE in the News: Volunteer Spotlight: Jack Lockhart
Forterra Newsletter - Fall 2013 Issue

UW EE Undergrads Win 2013-2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarships
Congratulations to Erin Clement, Anastasia Corman, Parichehr Karimi, Kyle Lindgren, Melissa Martinsen, Kaiwen Sun, Tracy Yuan!

UWEE in the News: New UW-Pacific NW National Lab computing-research institute holds first public workshop
UW Today - October 25, 2013

UW EE and Agilent Partner to Build Embedded Systems Teaching Laboratories
Lab upgrades include the industry's latest cutting-edge electronic test equipment.

UWEE in the News: Stephen Boyd: Making the best decisions in smart systems, products
UW Today - October 23, 2013

UW EE Receives Funding from SRC's New Semiconductor Synthetic Biology Program
The UW is one of six universities to be initially funded for their research in this field.

The Fall 2013 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Music to One's Ears
Signal processing improvements in cochlear implants help users hear music better.

UWEE in the News: UW female professors building a culture for engineering
The Seattle Times - October 15, 2013

UWEE in the News: UW Engineer's Design Could Help Deaf People Enjoy Music
KPLU - October 14, 2013

Alumna Kelin J. Kuhn wins 2012 Paul Rappaport Award
Kuhn received this honor for her paper titled, "Considerations for Ultimate CMOS Scaling."

UWEE in the News: New strategy lets cochlear implant users hear music
UW Today - October 9, 2013

WiSee Receives Best Paper Award at Mobicom 2013
Award-winning paper is titled, "Whole Home Gesture Recognition Using Wireless Signals"

UWEE in the News: UW engineers invent programming language to build synthetic DNA
UW Today - September 30, 2013

Bridging Mathematical Disciplines Helps IPAM Organizer Make Sense of Incomplete Data
Maryam Fazel in the annual newsletter of the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM).

UWEE in the News: FDA to regulate some medical-related apps
CBS News - September 24, 2013

UW researchers receive $1.5M from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation for brain-computer-spinal interface research

The Dean Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series
Dr. Stephen P. Boyd, Samsung Professor of Stanford University will be speaking on October 28th and 29th.

Klavins and Seelig Win NSF Award for Molecular Programming
NSF's Expeditions in Computing program awarded $10 million to two projects seeking to define the future of computing and information.

UWEE in the News: Wireless Ambient Radio Power (WARP): Harvesting ambient radio energy sources to power remote sensors
Research at Google Blog - September 5, 2013

Women at Google Looking Past the Glass Ceiling
New York Times - August 23, 2013

Eldridge Alcantara Receives SMART Scholarship
The sponsoring agency of this five-year award is SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific.

UWEE in the News: Wireless devices go battery-free with new communication technique
UW Today - August 13, 2013

Saba and Medero Receive COE Dean's Fellowships
The fellowships are for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Three star researchers joining UW EE faculty
We are pleased to announce Visvesh Sathe, Matt Reynolds, and Arka Majumdar will be joining us!

Seminar: Professor Khaled Nabil Salama
"Memristor-based memory: The sneak paths problem and solutions," August 15th, 2013

UWEE in the News: Belkin Gadget Will Reveal How Much Energy Your Devices Use
MIT Technology Review - August 1, 2013

UWEE in the News: Breakthrough in detecting DNA mutations could help treat tuberculosis, cancer
UW Today - July 28, 2013

UWEE in the News: Professor to CEO and Back Again: Q & A with Dr. Vikram Jandhyala
Center for Commercialization - July 17, 2013

Talk: Professor Eric Klavins at the Queen Anne Science Cafe
"Reprogramming Life" - August 6, 2013

UW EE Faculty Promotions
Congrats to Linda Bushnell, Alex Mamishev, Shwetak Patel and Jim Peckol on their recent promotions.

Bilmes, Iyer, Jegelka Receive Best Paper Award at the 2013 ICML
Award-winning paper is titled, "Fast Semidifferential-based Submodular Function Optimization."

Kaiwen Sun Receives the 2013 Bonderman Fellowship
The fellowships offer students a unique experience to learn about new cultures, people and areas of the world.

UWEE in the News: Silicon-based nanoparticles could make LEDs cheaper, greener to produce
UW Today - June 12, 2013

Alumnus Jeyanandh Paramesh Promoted to Associate Professor
Jeyanandh's doctoral dissertation was advised by Professor David Allstot.

Alumnus Loukas Lazos Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure
Loukas' doctoral dissertation was advised by Professor Radha Poovendran.

UWEE in the News: Teaching old microphones new tricks
The Economist - June 2013

Sep Makhsous on the Grand Prize Winning Team at the 2013 UW Business Plan Competition
The team's startup company called Pure Blue Technologies took home the $25,000 grand prize.

Seminar: Richard E. Turner, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering
"Demodulation and time-frequency analysis as inference"
June 5, 2013

UWEE in the News: Fiction novel finds a setting in scientific history
Bainbridge Island Review - May 19, 2013

UWEE in the News: MIT engineering professor to speak on research, career journey
UW Today - May 8, 2013

UWEE in the News: New 'academic redshirt' program to support undergraduate STEM education
UW Today - May 8, 2013

The Spring 2013 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Five PMP Students Win "Best Project" Award from Microsoft Research
The awards were sponsored by Microsoft Research's Project Hawaii.

Linda Bai wins Best Student Paper Award at the 2013 IEEE Radar Conference

Professor Sumit Roy is Linda Bai's faculty advisor.

UWEE in the News: Belkin Unveils Echo Sensor Technology for Intelligent Use of Water, Energy and Natural Gas Resources
The Wall Street Journal - April 30, 2013

UWEE in the News: Smart dust computers are no bigger than a snowflake
New Scientist - April 26, 2013

UWEE in the News: New UW, PNNL Institute Attracts Supercomputing Expert Dunning
Xconomy - April 25, 2013

UWEE in the News: Turning a standard LCD monitor into touchscreen with a $5 wall-mounted sensor
Extreme Tech - April 25, 2013

UWEE in the News: A Simple Way to Turn Any LCD into a Touch Screen
MIT Technology Review - April 24, 2013

Sanehira Awarded NASA's 2013 Space Technology Research Fellowship
This prestigious award provides a stipend, tuition and fees, some research expense, and on-site NASA center/R&D lab experience allowance.

UWEE in the News: Agilent's FieldFox Analyzers: Redefining RF Education
Agilent Technologies - April 23, 2013

UWEE in the News: AI could help investigation of Boston Marathon bombing
New Scientist - April 18, 2013

The Dean Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series
Dr. Alan S. Willsky, Edwin Sibley Webster Professor of MIT will be speaking on May 14th and 15th.

Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC 2013)
The UW IEEE student branch hosted the annual event on Monday, April 15th.

Ted Kummert (BSEE '85) to Give UW EE's 2013 Graduation Speech
UW EE's graduation celebration will be held on Friday, June 14th in Kane Hall 130.

2013 EEIC Poster Contest Winners
Awards were given in each of the three categories (graduate, undergraduate and class projects).

UW EE at the 2013 IEEE RFID Conference
Three of the five best paper award candidates are affiliated with UW EE and CSE.

Shwetak Patel Receives 2013 NSF CAREER Award
The award was given to his proposal "New Systems and Tools for Residential Sustainability Sensing".

Huang and Sanehira Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
These prestigious awards provide three years of support.

The 2013 edition of the Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope is now online!
Articles feature student and faculty research and achievements.

UWEE in the News: UW implements new RF and microwave teaching lab
The Daily - March 6, 2013

UWEE in the News: Most Popular Stories of 2012
BioPhotonics - January 2013 Features

UW EE and Agilent Technologies Collaborate on New High-Tech RF and Microwave Teaching Laboratory
The new lab will provide students access to state-of-the-art equipment.

Agilent Technologies and University of Washington Collaborate to Build High-Tech RF and Microwave Teaching Laboratory
Agilent Technologies - February 20, 2013

Jessica Tran Receives American Sign Language Project Scholarship
Tran is advised by professors Eve A. Riskin (EE), Richard E. Ladner, and Jacob O. Wobbrock (iSchool).

2013 EEIC Poster Contest
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three in each category and a conference trip for 1st place.

2013 Alumni and Friends Reception
The reception is on February 19th in San Francisco

UW EE Alum Appointed as the Director of Cyber Security Center of KACST
Basel Alomair (UWEE PhD '11) is the Center's founding Director.

UWEE in the News: Where to See the Northern Lights This Season
Seattle Magazine - February, 2013

Vamsi Talla Wins Best Student Paper at WiSNet 2013
Award-winning paper is titled, "Hybrid Analog-Digital Backscatter for High Data Rate, Battery-Free Sensing"

UWEE in the News:
Tracking Lung Health With a Cell Phone
MIT Technology Review - January 15, 2013

Three Undergrads Receive Mary Gates Scholarships
Congratulations to Xinwei Tan, Palma London and Paul Bartell.

UWEE in the News: UW, Pacific NW National Lab join forces on computing research
UW Today - January 9, 2013

UWEE in the News: Tech Idea List: 5 Nerds To Watch In 2013
NPR: All Tech Considered - January 2, 2013

2012

UWEE in the News: Google Glass Features and Apps Still in Flux
Babak Parviz, head of the Google Glass project, hints at what to expect next

IEEE Spectrum - December 31, 2012

Andrew Clark – A finalist for the IEEE CDC 2012 Student Best Paper Award
Award was presented at the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.

SNUPI Technologies Launches, UW Spinoff Receives $1.5M in Funding
Startup stems from technology developed by EE's Shwetak Patel and Gabe Cohn, and Matt Reynoldsof Duke University.

Seven UW EE Undergrads Receive IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarships
Congratulations to Howard Lu, Tomas Martinez, Erin Clement, Jessica Coleman, Kaiwen Sun, Melissa Martinsen and Tracy Yuan!

Tsang Receives the 2012 William T. Pecora Award
The Pecora Award honors outstanding contributions in the field of remote sensing.

The Fall 2012 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Bishnu Atal Receives the IEEE Kilby Signal Processing Medal
Atal was recognized for his "fundamental and pioneering contributions to speech coding."

UW EE Paper Among the 'Best in Imaging Systems from OSA's Journals'
"Subwavelength imaging enhancement through a three-dimensional plasmon superlens with rough surface"

UW EE Alum Selected as a Boeing Associate Technical Fellow
Sampigethaya selected for his engineering and aviation cyber security expertise.

UW EE Entrepreneurs Recognized by President Young at the 2012 C4C Innovator Awards
Jandhyala and Sathanur were recognized for their work at the event.

Patel Receives Georgia Tech GVU Impact Award
Recognized for his research excellence and broader impact.

Alumnus Rahul Vanam Receives VCIP 2012 Best Reviewer Award
Rahul received his PhD from UW EE in 2010.

Brandon Pierquet - A STARS Researcher
Pierquet was recognized by the STARS program for his focus on smart grid research.

Seminar: Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
"Training the Next Generation of Surgeons: An Engineering Perspective"
October 11, 2012

UWEE in the News: SpiroSmart app lets phone accurately measure lung capacity
CBS News - September 27, 2012

UWEE in the News: The original Twitter? Tiny electronic tags monitor birds' social networks
UW Today - September 20, 2012

UWEE in the News: New app claims to simply measure lung capacity
KOMO News - September 19, 2012

UWEE in the News: App lets you monitor lung health using only a smartphone
UW Today - September 18, 2012

UWEE in the News: Big Data Gets Its Own Photo Album
New York Times - September 13, 2012

Gabe Cohn Awarded Ubicomp 2012 Best Paper
The 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing was held in Pittsburgh September 5-8.

Kai-Mei Fu Receives 2012 NSF CAREER Award
Fu becomes the department's 14th winner of the NSF CAREER Award.

Featured Engineer Interview – Karl Böhringer
EEWeb

Rico Malvar Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Malvar is an Affiliate Professor of EE as well as Chief Scientist at Microsoft Research.

Tsang Elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences
Members are elected for their distinguished and continuing scientific achievements.

Tsang Wins 2013 IEEE Electromagnetics Award

Recipients are recognized for their outstanding contributions to electromagnetics in theory, application or education.

Brandon Pierquet Joins UW EE
Pierquet will join the department as an assistant professor this fall.

Shwetak N. Patel, winner of the India Abroad Face of the Future Award
The India Abroad Person of the Year Event was held in New York on June 29, 2012.

Alumnus David Burnett Receives NDSEG Fellowship
Burnett received his BSEE and MSEE from the department in 2005 and 2007.

UWEE in the News: Plasma startup creates high-energy light to make smaller microchips
UW Today - June 28, 2012

Disruptor of the Day: Joshua Smith - A Researcher on the Cutting Edge of Sensor Technology (Q&A)
Daily Disruption - June 25, 2012

2012 Lytle Lecture Premieres on UWTV
The lecture will premiere on: July 19th at 4pm, July 20th at 12pm, July 21st at 1pm.

UWEE in the News: Impulsed Advanced Technologies, Pico Computing Accelerate Genome Analysis
HPC Wire - June 14, 2012

The 2012 UWEE graduation video and photos are online!
You can watch it now, download a copy to watch later, or browse through the event photos.

UWEE in the News: Is sci-fi surgery so outrageous?
The Telegraph - June 5, 2012

UWEE in the News: Alex Mamishev on KUOW's Weekday
KUOW.org 94.9FM - May 29, 2012

Synthetic Biology Event
Eric Klavins to speak at the Pacific Science Center on June 6th.

Andrew Clark Receives WiOpt2012 Best Paper Award

The award-winning paper was co-authored by EE faculty advisors Linda Bushnell and Radha Poovendran.

UWEE in the News:
Next Up in Kinect-Style Motion Sensing: Ultrasound?
Popular Mechanics - May 25, 2012

UWEE in the News: Smartphone scanner developed at UW helps dieters count calories
King 5 News - May 24, 2012

The Spring 2012 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Fredrik Ryden in IEEE Potentials Student Magazine
Article describes the haptics-Kinect research of Ryden and the Biorobotics Lab.

Xiaoyong Li Receives Chinese Thousand Talents Award
Li completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering at UW in 2004 with Professor David Allstot.

UWEE in the News: Affiliate Professor Jacob Rosen named 2012 Health Care Hero
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal - May 10, 2012

UWEE in the News: SoundWave project
The Ubicomp lab's SoundWave project has been in the news lately - here's our current list of all the stories.

UWEE in the News: Humantenna project
The Ubicomp lab's Humantenna project has been in the news lately - here's our current list of all the stories.

UWEE in the News: Portable diagnostics designed to be shaken, not stirred
UW Today - May 9, 2012

Eric Larson Wins CoE Student Innovator Award
Eric was chosen as this year's "Student Innovator: Research" winner.

UWEE in the News: American Sign Language Goes Mobile
Inside Science - May 3, 2012

Nanoelectronics Seminar: Marc Cahay, University of Cincinnati
"Towards the realization of an all electrical spin valve using quantum point contacts"
May 9, 1:00pm

Seelig Receives the DARPA Young Faculty Award
The project will aim to develop a cheap and easy-to-use point of care diagnostic test for infectious diseases.

Andrew T. Yang to Speak at UW EE's Graduation Celebration
UW EE’s graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, June 8th, 7-9pm in Kane Hall 130.

Dementyev, Harris, Spott, Richmond, Haddock win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
These prestigious awrads provide three years of support.

UWEE in the News: Space weather forecast: Sunspotty, with an increasing chance of solar storms
UW Today - April 11, 2012

UWEE in the News: The Computing Trend that Will Change Everything
Technology Review - April 9, 2012

Studarus and Greenhall win Hydro Research Foundation Fellowships
Two of the ten fellowships awarded this year go to UW EE graduate students.

UWEE in the News: Google's new goggles: "Project Glass," with UW assist
Seattle Times - April 4, 2012

UWEE in the News: A Rose-Colored View May Come Standard
New York Times - April 4, 2012

UWEE in the News: Ingrid Daubechies: Using math to identify art forgeries, reconstruct extinct animals' diets
UW Today - April 3, 2012

Symposium on Electrical Energy Research and Commercialization
A three-part video series on UWTV

UWEE in the News: Conversations at KCTS 9: Shwetak Patel
KCTS 9 - April 1, 2012

Northern Lights on tap for Western Washington sky-watchers?
kirotv.com - March 8, 2012

UWEE in the News: EDUCATION: Unlocking the lab and launching companies
Puget Sound Business Journal - March 2, 2012

2012 EEIC Poster Contest Announcement
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three in each category and a conference trip for 1st place.

The 2012 edition of the Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope is now online!
Articles feature student and faculty research and achievements.

UWEE in the News: Robotics Surgery Systems Shipped to Medical Research Centers
NSF Current Newsletter - March 2012

UWEE in the News: UW Scientists Study Quantum Dots To Find Cures for Diseases
The Daily - February 29, 2012

UWEE in the News: Quantum dots control brain cells for the first time
NewScientist - February 14, 2012

Dean Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series
Dr. Ingrid Daubechies, James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics at Duke University will be speaking on April 9th and 10th.

Shwetak Patel Awarded Sloan Fellowship
Shwetak is the fourth EE faculty member to be honored as a Sloan Fellow.

UWEE in the News: Robot flash mob: Bots come out to dance, assist humanity on Red Square
UW Today - February 10, 2012

UWEE in the News: Flipping a Light Switch in the Cell: Quantum Dots used for Targeted Neural Activiation
The Optical Society of America - February 8, 2012

UWEE in the News: Bright red phosphor is based on silicon quantum dots
Laser Focus World - February 8, 2012

Henrique Malvar Elected to National Academy of Engineering
EE Affiliate Professor Malvar is Chief Scientist at Microsoft Research.

UWEE in the News: UW launches technology startup incubator, aims to double startups in three years
UW Today - February 8, 2012

On-Ramps into Academia
IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine - December 2011 Issue

Gabe Cohn Wins Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship
Out of 198 nominees, Cohn is one of twelve winners.

Atlas Receives the Viriginia Merrill Bloedel Scholar Award
This three-year award is for Atlas' innovative approach to signal processing for hearing research and devices.

UWEE in the News: UW develops diet aid designed to work with smartphone
TechFlash - January 27, 2012

UWEE in the News: Open-Source Surgical Robot Fuels University Research
ACM News - January 24, 2012

Evening With Industry Career Fair
Open to all students looking for internships, co-ops, and full-time employment.

UWEE in the News: Northern Lights could appear above Washington tonight
The Seattle Times - January 23, 2012

Raven II in the Media
News on the Raven II surgical robots on MSNBC, The Economist, Q13 Fox News and more.

UWEE in the News: Prosthetic sensor adds diagnostic 'feeling' to artificial limbs
TechFlash - January 20, 2012

EE Undergrad Wins SWE Outstanding Female Award
Xuejiao Yang will be recognized at the 30th Annual Evening With Industry Event Jan. 25th.

Adrian KC Lee Wins AFOSR YIP Award
Lee is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of UW EE and collaborates with Professor Les Atlas' group

UWEE in the News:
Surgical robots to provide open-source platform for medical robotics research
UW Today - January 12, 2012

Alumni Accept Academic Positions
Xiaoyong Li and Kuang-Wei Cheng received their PhD's from UWEE in 2004 and 2009, respectively

Open House for the Raven II Surgical Robotics Platform
An opportunity to check out the eight surgical robots in action

UWEE in the News: Microsoft developing electronic contact lens to monitor blood sugar
Gizmag.com - January 5, 2012

UWEE in the News: Yongmin Kim: Setting the pace for bioengineers
IEEE Pulse - January 1, 2012

2011

Alumnus Patrick Tague Receives NSF CAREER Award
Tague earned his MS and PhD degrees in 2007 and 2009, respectively.

UWEE in the News: Decoding unselfishness—the double-helix of enthusiasum
UW Today - December 7, 2011

UWEE in the News: In her free time, this Google researcher designs puzzles of the wooden kind
MercuryNews.com - December 6, 2011

UWEE in the News: UW Prosthetic Sensing Array Gives "Feeling" to Prostheses
oandp.com - December 2, 2011

UWEE in the News: Sensor Sensation
Prisim Magazine - December 1, 2011

UWEE in the News: Wireless display in a contact lens takes shape
EE Times - November 23, 2011

Bionic Contact Lens One Step Closer to Reality
Research findings were published in the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.

UWEE in the News: 'Mobility in the Time of Flood' contest taps into creativity during crisis
Alumna Maneewarn's project assists with the flooding in Thailand
Bangkok Post - November 22, 2011

UWEE in the News: UWEE students win IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship
Undergraduate students Melissa Martinsen, Sarah Szewczyk and Tracy Yuan are among the recipients of the inaugural IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative award.
IEEE Power & Energy Society - November 2011

The Fall 2011 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

UWEE in the News: University of Washington students win world synthetic biology competition
The Seattle Times - November 7, 2011

UW's iGEM Team named World Champions!
Hot news out of Cambridge MA... our team has won!

More Recognition for Shwetak Patel
Shwetak has been accruing lots of frequent flyer miles lately...

UWEE in the News: UW's Shwetak Patel Wins "Genius Award"
International Examiner - November 3, 2011

Akira Ishimaru Distinguished Lecture
Professor Eric Michielssen from the University of Michigan will be speaking on November 15th.

UWEE in the News: Better typing while walking, and other cool stuff from UW
Grad student Gabe Cohn is the winner of this year's Madrona Prize
GeekWire - October 20, 2011

UWEE in the News: Sensing a good vibe
The Economist - October 19, 2011

UWEE in the News: Seattle's Most Influential People of 2011
Shwetak Patel makes Seattle Magazine's list of Most Influential People of 2011
Seattle Magazine - November 2011 Issue

UWEE in the News: Device to Measure Energy Use
US News and World Report - October 14, 2011

Professor Atlas meets with Seattle Mayor
McGinn met with the Husky Cycling Club, for which Professor Atlas is faculty coordinator.

Kirschen Awarded 1.4M DoE Grant
Professor Kirschen is collaborating with Professor Ian Hiskens of the University of Michigan on this project.

UWEE in the News: Jonathan Koomey Answers Your Questions
Stanford professor Jonathan Koomey mentions Joshua Smith's ultra low power computing work
Slashdot - October 10, 2011

Raven Part of Unimate 50th Anniversary Celebration
The Raven surgical robot was recognized by the IEEE's International conference on Robotics and Systems last month.

UWEE in the News: Genesis of a Genius
India Abroad - September 30, 2011

UWEE in the News: New leader for electrical engineering
UW Today - September 30, 2011

Shwetak Patel Wins MacArthur "Genius" Grant
Chosen for inventing "a series of sensor technology systems for home environments with the goal of saving energy and improving daily life through a broad range of applications."

UWEE in the News: Proton-based transistor could let machines communicate with living things
UW Today - September 20, 2011

Grad Student Paper Wins Sezai Innovation Award
Honor awarded to Ben Waters at the recent ISRBP meeting in Louisville.

UWEE in the News: Remote Control, With a Wave of a Hand
New York Times - September 10, 2011

UWEE in the News: Work on Home Sensors Targets Energy Efficiency
PC World - August 10, 2011

UWEE in the News: Xiao Li - Anticipating what Internet users are searching for
Xiao, a former student of Jeff Bilmes, has been named one of Technology Review's Innovators under 35 (TR-35)
Technology Review - September 2011

UWEE in the News: Skagit Valley College student receives Sydney S. McIntyre, Jr. Scholarship
Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce - August 16, 2011

Dean O'Donnell announces new EE Chair: Vikram Jandhyala
Professor Jandhyala steps into his new role on September 16.

UWEE in the News: Yongmin Kim selected to lead South Korean institution
BioE News - August 8, 2011

UWEE in the News: GeekWire Radio: Apple, Zillow, and the amazing things your home wiring can do
GeekWire - July 23, 2011

UWEE in the News: John Sahr: Professor, associate dean, zombie killer
UW Today - July 20, 2011

UWEE in the News: Artificial heart goes wireless — and gets safer
MSNBC - July 18, 2011

Patel named Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow
Nominations for this fellowship are made by the faculty's university.

UWEE in the News: How Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Kinect help surgeons in the OR
TechFlash - July 16, 2011

New NSF research center established at UW
UW leading $18.5 million partnership with MIT, San Diego State.

UWEE in the News: Researchers Develop Wireless Heart Pump System
DailyTech - July 13, 2011

UWEE in the News: University of Washington Wins NIH Grant To Develop A New Integrated Endoscope System
Optical Coherence Tomography News - July 12, 2011

UWEE in the News: Wireless power could cut cord for patients with implanted heart pumps
UW Today - July 12, 2011

OpSIS in July Issue of SPIE Professional Magazine
New foundry service will reduce costs and allow new lines of research on computer chips.

UWEE in the News: Google I/O Sandbox Case Study: MobileASL
YouTube Google Code Channel - June 24, 2011

Watch the 2011 Graduation Ceremony Video

UWEE in the News: Elegance, engineering combine in Maya Gupta's high-end jigsaw puzzles
UW Today - June 22, 2011

UWEE in the News: Kinect hacks finally legit - is Skype next?
Xconomy - June 16, 2011

UWEE in the News: Meet Tony Simon, Another Industrial Assessment Center Student Success Story
Energy.gov - June 16, 2011

UWEE in the News: Microsoft Software Lets Researchers Make Serious Use of its Video-Game Controller
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Wired Campus blog - June 16, 2011

UWEE in the News: Japan's Plant Had Earlier Alert
The Wall Street Journal - June 15, 2011

UWEE in the News: Using Robots to Train the Surgeons of Tomorrow
IEEE Spectrum - June 13, 2011

Patel's Work Makes Cover Story of Wired Magazine
The article describes Patel's research, the inspiration behind it, and his startup.

Best Student Paper Award to UW EE Students at RFIC 2011
Subhanshu Gupta and Daibashish Gangopadhyay co-authored one of three winning papers.

2011 COE Community of Innovators Awards
Professors Brian Otis and Shwetak Patel are recipients of the Junior Faculty Innovator Award.

UWEE in the News: Look into my eyes
The Economist - June 2, 2011

UWEE in the News: Clean water startup PotaVida takes top prize at UW business plan competition
GeekWire - May 27, 2011

UWEE in the News: Congratulations to the 2011 Business Plan Competition Winners!
Foster School of Business - May 26, 2011

EE Awards winners announced!
Winners and nominees were honored at our May 26th event.

High School Student Shines at CHI 2011
Akash Badshah was a part of Patel's summer high school research program in 2010.

UWEE in the News: Bringing Them Back
Inside Higher Ed - May 17, 2011

Kim to Receive 2011 IEEE EMBS William J. Morlock Award
The Society will recognize awardees at the Annual International Conference this August.

Allstot Receives 2011 Mac Van Valkenburg Award
Allstot was selected for his "contributions to mixed-signal and RF integrated systems."

UWEE in the News: How to Make a Human Antenna
Discovery News - May 12, 2011

Alumna Kristen Naegle Accepts Faculty Position
Professor Dave Allstot was Naegles MSEE thesis advisor.

UWEE in the News: Microsoft motion controller concept kicks sand in Kinect's puny face
Engadget - May 11, 2011

UWEE in the News: Microsoft to turn your flat into a control pad
Reg Hardware - May 11, 2011

UWEE in the News: Turn your entire home into a game controller
NewScientist - May 10, 2011

UWEE in the News: Turn everyday objects into touch-sensitive controllers
Gizmodo - May 10, 2011

The Spring 2011 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Three Paper Awards to UW EE Students at CHI 2011
CHI 2011 is the premier international conference of human-computer interaction.

UWEE in the News: Talking to the Wall
Technology Review - May 3, 2011

UWEE in the News: Washington Companies Scored $53M in Equity Financing for March, Led by nLight, Tier 3 & Physware
Xconomy - April 29, 2011

UWEE in the News: UW Start-Up Physware Accelerates Design Solutions for Microelectronics Companies
Center for Commercialization website - April 29, 2011

Todd Duncombe awarded NSF Fellowship
Duncombe's undergraduate research work was with Professor Karl Böhringer.

Negash and McVicar Awarded NSF Fellowships
The faculty advisors of Negash and McVicar are Shwetak Patel and Scott Hauck.

Anna Dixon Awarded Intel/SRCEA Fellowship
Dixon is advised by Professor Dave Allstot.

UWEE in the News: A wireless heart
The Economist online - April 12, 2011

UWEE in the News: Jianjun Guo, GE's Genius of the Day
Jianjun received his Ph.D. under Professor Tsang in 2002 and also did a Post-Doc with Professor Allstot in 2003.
GE Global Research - April 8, 2011

Ramses Alcaide awarded NSF Fellowship
Now a graduate student at Michigan, Ramses received his BSEE from UW Electrical Engineering.

UWEE in the News: Can Google Reinvent Web Video?
Technology Review - March 30, 2011

2011 UW Environmental Innovation Challenge Winners
UW students and faculty part of this year's winning teams.

UWEE in the News: Eight UW professors named 'Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows' in new program
UW Today - March 31, 2011

Myers and Gebhart Win Gates Leadership Scholarships
Leadership scholarships encourage students to focus on public service in the community or on campus.

UWEE in the News: Hacking Kinect for Surgical Robotics Research
Columns Magazine - March, 2011

2011 Annual EEIC Poster Contest Announcement
Contest will be held on April 1st, 4:00-6:00pm in the Paul Allen Center Atrium.

UWEE in the News: Greater Danger Lies in Spent Fuel Than in Reactors
New York Times - March 17, 2011

UWEE in the News: This Is Your Future - Internet Contact Eyes
Newsweek - March 13, 2011

UWEE in the News: Dancing with Drones: UW students and autonomous aircraft
GeekWire - March 10, 2011

The 2011 edition of the Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope is now online!

Features include student research articles and the entrepreurial innovations of our faculty and students.

UWEE in the News: "Quadricopters" Take Over UW's Allen Center Atrium for Electrical Engineering Class Demo
Xconomy - March 7, 2011

BRL's Haptics-Kinect Research on MSNBC
Video and article of this work has been posted on MSNBC.

Seelig Awarded the 2011 Sloan Research Fellowship

Program recognizes the achievements of outstanding young scholars in science, mathematics, economics and computer science.

EE/CSE IEEEXtreme Team Wins Regional Prize
A total of 970 teams in 50 countries (10 regions total) of IEEE participated in the competition.

UWEE in the News: Implantable computers to restore brain function lost to injury or disease is Keck Foundation grant goal
UW Today - February 7, 2011

UWEE in the News: It's Fashionable to be Early, and Other Startup Lessons from the Innovation Showcase
Xconomy - February 7, 2011

UWEE in the News: Tech Pioneer describes birth of PC revolution
The Seattle Times - February 2, 2011

UWEE in the News: Silicon-on-sapphire ring resonators operate at a 5.5 µm wavelength
OptoIQ - February 1, 2011

UWEE in the News: Q&A: Why the UW and Intel are betting on silicon photonic chips
TechFlash - February 1, 2011

UWEE in the News: Researchers Hope Sharing Costs Will Spur Optical Chips
The Wall Street Journal Technology Blog - February 1, 2011

UWEE in the News: UW, Backed by Intel and U.S. Military, Sets Up Center to Merge Electronics, Photonics
Xconomy - February 1, 2011

UWEE in the News: New center aims to dramatically lower barrier to making silicon photonic chips
UW Today - February 1, 2011

Jandhyala to Chair Panel on "Cloud Computing for Electronic Co-Design: Challenges and Opportunities"
The panel is a part of DesignCon 2011.

Alumnus Pamela Bhatti Receives the NSF CAREER Award
Bhatti received her MS degree from UWEE in 1993.

UWEE in the News: Encouraging Women in Industry to Apply for Faculty Jobs
Xconomy - January 31st, 2011

Hacking Kinect for Robotic Surgery
YouTube Video demonstrating the haptics-Kinect work has received nearly 27,000 hits.

Two More EE Students Awarded Mary Gates Scholarships
Scholarships are intended to support and enrich undergraduate student learning.

UWEE in the News: Encouraging women scientists in industry, government to enter academia
UW Today - January 20, 2011

Patel's Energy Work Noted in PCAST Report to White House
Page 19 of the report includes their work on energy and water monitoring in the home.

UWEE in the News: UW students adapt gaming hardware for robotic surgery
The Daily - January 18, 2011

Microsoft's Craig Mundie Demos Haptics-Kinect Work from Biorobotics Lab
Fredrik Ryden, Howard Chizeck and Blake Hannaford are involved with this project.

Chizeck Elected to AIMBE's College of Fellows
Fellows represent the top two percent of the medical and biological engineering community.

UWEE in the News: Shwetak Patel on KUOW's The Conversation
KUOW.org 94.9FM - January 7, 2011

UWEE in the News: Newscast from Biorobotics Lab featuring the Kinect, Phantom Omni & Multi-Finger Haptic Device
KOMO 4 News - January 5, 2011

UWEE in the News: Monitoring all the electrical and hydraulic appliances in your house
Freedom to Tinker - January 4, 2011

UWEE in the News: Engineering students hack Kinect for surgical robotics research
UW Today - Januaray 3, 2011

2010

UWEE in the News: Could an Xbox Kinect lead to a medical breakthrough?
KIRO Radio - December 30, 2010

UWEE in the News: UW researchers using Kinect for remote surgery systems
SeattlePI.com - December 27, 2010

UWEE in the News: Top 10 startup stories of 2010
TechFlash - December 27, 2010

UWEE in the News: Best of Microsoft Kinect hacks
MSNBC - December 26, 2010

UWEE in the News: DARPA funds partnership between Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics and the University of Washington for triple boost to miniaturization efforts
Nanowerk - December 23, 2010

Ishimaru Wins COE's 2011 Diamond Award
The award honors outstanding alumni and friends who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering.

UWEE in the News: UW students win $40,000 to help make water safe to drink
King 5 News - December 21, 2010

UWEE in the News: Students' water-testing tool wins $40,000, launches nonprofit
UW Today - December 20, 2010

UWEE in the News: Kinect and haptics combine at the University of Washington to let you feel the future
Engadget - December 19, 2010

Elliot Saba Awarded Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Scholarships enable students to expand their research involvement with faculty.

UWEE in the News: Go to Market
Columns Magazine - December 2010

Kinahan named 2011 IEEE Fellow
EE Adjunct Professor Paul Kinahan has been named a 2011 IEEE Fellow.

UWEE in the News: Eye for Art and Artistry Amid Jigsaw’s Jumble
New York Times - December 6, 2010

UWEE in the News: University of Washington students create anthrax destroying protein
BioPrepWatch.com - December 2, 2010

UWEE in the News: Gulf oil spill offers central discussion point for Honors 100 class
UW Today - December 1, 2010

The Fall 2010 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Borriello named 2011 IEEE Fellow
EE Adjunct Professor Gaetano Borriello has been named a 2011 IEEE Fellow.

Patel wins 2010 TechFlash Newsmaker of the Year
Fellow nominees in this category included Paul Allen, Jeff Bezos, Steve Ballmer, Ben Huh, and Andy Sack.

UWEE in the News: Will a Flood of Tiny Sensors Help Us Cut Emissions?
New York Times - November 29, 2010

UWEE in the News: Hand With a Sixth Sense
Popular Mechanics  - November 27, 2010

Alumnus Patrick Loughlin named 2011 IEEE Fellow
Our own alumni are also among the 321 individuals to be elevated to IEEE Fellow for 2011!

Böhringer, Ritcey named 2011 IEEE Fellows
Professors Jim Ritcey and Karl Böhringer have been named IEEE Fellows effective January 1, 2011.

Professor Jandhyala Named an Inaugural Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow
Candidates for this honor were nominated by department chairs and C4C technology managers

UWEE in the News: College of Engineering putting diversity front and center
UW Today - November 17, 2010

UWEE in the News: Paul Allen grants go where few have gone before
Seattle Times - November 17, 2010

UWEE in the News: Undergraduates' anthrax-killing protein wins international synthetic biology prize
UW Today - November 17, 2010

UWEE in the News: A Riveting Puzzle Full of Whimsy (and "Whimsies")
Slate.com - November 11, 2010

Shwetak Patel receives Top Innovator Award
Congratulations to Shwetak for receiving a 2010 Top Innovator Award from Seattle Business!

2010 Outstanding Paper awarded to Kaibao Nie
EE Adjunct Professor Nie was lead author on the paper.

Nichols' Poster Takes Second at OCEANS 2010
This is the twenty-seventh year of the student poster competition.

Students' Article Featured on Cover of Nanotechnology
The September 2010 issue of the journal Nanotechnology featured an article by UW EE students.

UWEE in the News: Innovation: The smartphone's shape-shifting future
NewScientist Tech - October, 11, 2010

NRC Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs
UWEE's statement regarding serious flaws in NRC's methodology.

Ming-Ting Sun Wins 2010 IBM Faculty Award
Awards program recognizes collaboration between IBM researchers and faculty members at leading universities.

UWEE in the News: SNUPI's Smart-Home Sensors Communicate Via the Copper Already in the Walls
Popsci - September 15, 2010

UWEE in the News: Home wiring as an antenna: Discovery spawns UW startup
TechFlash - September 15, 2010

UWEE in the News: Home's electrical wiring acts as antenna to receive low-power sensor data
UW News - September 15, 2010

Two UWEE Papers in Proceedings of IEEE
This is the 1st time this prestigious journal devotes the whole issue to RFID.

Mari Ostendorf receives Rigas Award
Award will be presented to her during the Frontiers in Education Conference in Washington, D.C. next month.

UWEE in the News: Breakthrough For Deaf, Hard Of Hearing: A Mobile Phone Call
Q13 Fox News - August 25, 2010

Dean Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series
Dr. Thomas Kailath, Hitachi America Professor of Engineering Emeritus at Stanford, will be speaking on October 11th and 12th.

UWEE in the News: 15 UW students, alumni selected for Fulbright Scholarships
UW News - August 19, 2010

UWEE in the News: Deaf, hard-of-hearing UW students test sign language cell phone
King5 News - August 18, 2010

Frankye Jones named 2010 Distinguished Graduate Program Assistant
Frankye has now won both grad advisor honors awarded by the UW Graduate School.

Ali Al-Awami awarded 'Best Poster'
Poster was presented at the 2010 IEEE PES General Meeting.

UWEE in the News: Deaf, hard-of-hearing students do first test of sign language by cell phone
UW News - August 16, 2010

UWEE in the News: NASA Talk is High Tech Prescription for Contact Lenses
PRNewsWire.com - July 30, 2010

Erik Josberger receives Astronaut Scholarship
2010-2011 award is one of only twenty made nationwide.

UWEE Alumni in the News: KEMA Vice President Receives Prestigious CIGRE Awards
Marketwire.com - July 27, 2010

UWEE in the News: A Light-Driven Plasmonic Motor
IEEE Spectrum - July 2010

UWEE in the News: The Future of Robotics - Raven 2
Popular Science - August 2010

UWEE in the News: Bye-Bye Batteries: Radio Waves as a Low-Power Source
New York Times - July 16, 2010

UWEE in the News: UW Partnership with Pico Computing Receives $100,000 for Genomics Research
Washington Technology Center News - July 8, 2010

Bowen Cheng awarded 'Best Paper'
His submission won "Best Paper at the Symposium" at the International Symposium on Microelectronics.

2010 Graduation Ceremony Video
Watch this year's EE graduation ceremony online!

UWEE in the News: Thermal-powered, insectlike robot crawls into microrobot contenders' ring
UW News - July 1, 2010

UWEE in the News: Power from thin air
The Economist - June 10, 2010

Linda Bai awarded NSF Fellowship
This year UWEE has three NSF Fellowship winners!

UWEE in the News: Student-built blimp finds unique job in Computer Science Building
University Week - June 3, 2010

Sudip Shekhar awarded 'Best Paper'
Now at Intel, Ph.D. grad co-authored paper with Professor Allstot and Intel colleagues.

Grad student Patrick Aubin receives post-doctoral awards
Patrick will be graduating with his Ph.D. at the end of this quarter.

UWEE in the News: Beyond the Smart Grid: Sensor networks monitor residential and institutional devices, motivating energy conservation
Communications of the ACM - June 2010

Pavel Nikitin awarded 'Best Paper'
His paper was presented at April's IEEE RFID 2010 conference in Orlando, Florida.

The Spring 2010 issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Leo Lam wins 2010 "Student Innovator: Teaching" award
He'll be honored at the College of Engineering's Community of Innovators Awards ceremony on June 1.

Remote Access Lab Proposal Funded
Funds will be used to create an EE remote access lab environment.

Eric Arendt receives Dean's Medal
For the third year in a row, an EE student has been selected as one of the Dean's Medalists!

Seminar: John R. Long, Delft University of Technology
"Future Directions for RF IC Design in Silicon Microelectronic Technologies"
May 17, 1:30pm

Gary Swofford to speak at EE commencement
1968 UWEE alumnus is the General Manager of Swofford Energy Consulting and served as a Vice President for Puget Sound Energy.

UWEE in the News: Smart Tech Measures Personal Water Consumption
Discovery News - May 7, 2010

Karl Böhringer appointed Fluke Chair
Five-year term started March 16.

UWEE in the News: Brian Otis - Tiny chips, big potential in the field
The Trend - Spring 2010

UWEE in the News: Georg Seelig - On the frontiers of synthetic biology
The Trend - Spring 2010

Belkin buys Zensi
Professor Shwetak Patel's startup company has been acquired by Belkin Technologies.

UWEE in the News: Bionic contacts becoming reality at UW
KING 5's Evening Magazine - March 30, 2010

DoE Awards $2.5M to Develop Training Program on Clean Energy & Smart Grids
Professor El-Sharkawi is the lead PI for the UW part of this joint UW/WSU project.

Cohn and Medero awarded NSF Fellowships
Three year awards provided through the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Jandhyala and Poovendran Promoted
Effective September 16, Vikram Jandhyala and Radha Poovendran are Full Professors!

UWEE in the News: AMARSi project could see robots learn from co-workers
Wired.co.uk - March 12, 2010

Paul Packan named Intel Fellow
Former student honored by Intel.

Sina Nia Kosari wins NSERC postgraduate scholarship
The three-year award comes from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Five EE students selected as Mary Gates Scholars
The winners were announced this week!

Jonathan Lester awarded 'Best Paper'
The award came as part of last week's "Pervasive Health 2010" conference.

Basel Alomair wins William C. Carter Award
Award will be presented at the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on June 30 in Chicago.

Tim Kowalewski Wins Best Doctoral Candidate Award
The award was part of last week's Doctoral Consortium for Medical Simulation and Robotics in Chicago.

Scott Hauck receives 2010 Distinguished Teaching Award
The award winners were announced today by the UW Office of Academic Affairs.

NAE Seattle Grand Challenges Summit
UW hosts a National Academy of Engineering summit May 2-3, 2010 featuring panel discussions and a student design competition.

UWEE in the News: An Express Lane From Camera to Computer
New York Times - March 12, 2010

The 2010 edition of the Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope is now online!
Features include research articles written by our students and a profile of UWEE's longstanding partnership with Intel.

Seminar: Richard Murray, California Institute of Technology
"Feedback and Control in Biological Circuit Design"
March 12, 3:30pm

Seminar: Oliver Paul, University of Freiburg
"CMOS MEMS for Mechanical Sensing and Neuroscience"
March 8, 1:30pm

Georg Seelig Receives 2010 CAREER Award
NSF has given Professor Seelig a CAREER award for his proposal ""Nucleic acid circuitry for programming gene expression."

Three UW EE Alumni Win Outstanding Recruiter Awards from Sandia Lab
Lisa Anderson (formerly Hansen), David Burnett, and Harvey Ho have received the ?Outstanding Recruiter Award?.

UWEE in the News: Infrastructure Sensors Improve Home Monitoring
Computing Now - January 2010

UWEE in the News: Butterfly vision through the eyes of an engineer
University Week - January 28, 2010

UWEE in the News: While current technology is deployed, UW researchers work on next-generation devices
University Week - January 21, 2010

"Bumblebee" wins 2010 DAC/ISSCC Design Competition
The design will be featured at the upcoming ISSCC and DAC conferences.

UWEE in the News: President Honors Outstanding Early-Career Scientists
The White House Blog - January 14, 2010
Also see the official White House press release, plus our original announcement of Michael Hochberg's award

UWEE in the News: Washington Technology Center awards $394,910 to spur innovation and jobs
Washington Technology Center News - January 4, 2010

2010 Electrical Engineering Leadership Seminar
Come hear talks by leading executives that all graduated from our department!

2009

Nabar and Wu win "Pride at Boeing" award
Two of Radha Poovendran's students were honored by Boeing for "high impact contributions".

UWEE in the News: Building a Better Bar-Bot
MSNBC - December 31, 2009

That's Professor Squash Champion, thank you
Vikram Jandhyala has been dominating the courts this year...

UWEE in the News: Green Energy Branches Out
Columns - December 2009

UWEE in the News: Best Amplifier Maker and Formidable Shredder: Ben Verellen (EE alum)
Seattle Weekly - Best of Seattle 2009

Lih Lin named 2010 IEEE Fellow
Professor Lin has been honored by the IEEE with its most prestigious award.

UWEE in the News: Gold, silver medals for UW teams in the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition
University Week - November 19, 2009
Also see the related story in The Daily

Larson, Cohn win Top Research Prize from Madrona Venture Group
They were part of an interdisciplinary team competing at CSE's affiliates day.

Mani Soma named IEEE CAS President-Elect
He'll serve as the society's President-Elect in 2010, then President in 2011.

UWEE in the News: A Battery-Free Implantable Neural Sensor
MIT Technology Review - November 5, 2009

Special EE/Physics Joint Nano Seminar
Dr. Prabhakar Pradhan of Northwestern University will be speaking Tuesday, November 10 at 4:00pm.

UWEE in the News: Augmented Reality Is Both a Fad and the Future -- Here's Why
FastCompany.com - November 1, 2009

UWEE in the News: Augmented reality to alter how we see the world
San Francisco Chronicle - October 26, 2009

UWEE in the News: Building a Bionic Eye: Peering into the Future
The Economist - September 30, 2009

Rahul Vanam wins "Best Student Paper"
Rahul's paper was presented at the 2009 Western New York Image Processing workshop.

Fall issue of The Integrator is now available
The latest edition of our alumni newsletter is now available in PDF format.

Parviz and Otis awarded EFRI grant
Professors Babak Parviz and Brian Otis have received a two million dollar grant from NSF's Office of Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation.

Young Scientist Award for Parmoon Seddighrad
She received the Young Scientist Best Paper Award at the European Solid-State Circuits Conference.

Parmoon Seddighrad Wins Intel Fellowship
She is one of only three 2009-10 Intel Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship Award winner here at UW.

UWEE in the News: Caught in the college arms race, students and parents pay more and more
Pacific Northwest Magazine - September 20, 2009

UWEE in the News: iConcertCal for iPhone (written by two UWEE alumni)
Computer World - September 16, 2009

First Peden Fellowship awardee selected
Tamara Bonaci has been named the first winner of the Irene Peden Fellowship.

Dean Lytle Electrical Engineering Endowed Lecture Series
Dr. Irwin Jacobs, co-founder of Qualcomm, will be speaking on October 15 at 10:30am.

UWEE in the News: Electrical circuit runs entirely off power in trees
UW News - September 8, 2009

UWEE in the News: Pinpoint Utility Meter
National Academy of Engineering Radio - September 6, 2009

Former student Loukas Lazos wins NSF CAREER award
Loukas, who earned his Ph.D. under Radha Poovendran, has been named a 2009 NSF CAREER award winner.

Bob Spindel honored by the Acoustical Society of America
ASA's Silver Medal in Acoustical Oceanography will be presented to him at the October ASA meeting.

UWEE in the News: Assistant Professor Shwetak Patel wins TR35 award
MIT Technology Review - August 18, 2009

Xiaolan Xu Wins Student Paper Award
She took second place in the student paper competition at IGARSS '09.

Hochberg wins 2009 PECASE
Assistant Professor Michael Hochberg has been named a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Otis Receives NSF 2009 CAREER Award
Assistant Professor Brian Otis has received funding for his proposal "A Scalable, Ultra-Low Power Active Fabric for ECoG."

UWEE in the News: Sensors for Tracking Home Water Use
MIT Technology Review - June 30, 2009

UWEE in the News: Virtual Vision
CNN.com - June 19, 2009

UWEE in the News: U of Washington Speeds Images 100X Moving C to FPGA
Chip Design Magazine - June 17, 2009

Kuang-Wei Cheng receives 'Best Paper' award
His paper was selected from among 107 competitors at the RFIC symposium.

Sergey Feldman Wins Bonderman Travel Fellowship
Winners of this unique-to-UW award are chosen by the Graduate School.

New book co-authored by two EE alumni
Yasmin Karimli and Jun Liu have just published HSPA Performance and Evolution: A practical perspective

UWEE in the News: A Laptop Cooled with Ionic Wind
Technology Review - May 19, 2009
Also see related story in Scientific American

Gupta, Hauck, and Heaton Win Community of Innovator Awards
Both EE faculty and EE staff are being honored by CoE.

Brian Pepin wins Dean's Medal
The award will be presented on June 4 at the College of Engineering's Community of Innovators Awards ceremony.

UWEE in the News: Inside These Lenses, a Digital Dimension
New York Times - April 25, 2009

EE Graduation Celebration
On Friday, 12 June 2009, the EE department will hold graduation celebrations honoring all students graduating between Autumn 2008 and Summer 2009.

Patrick Tague wins 'Best Student Paper'
Awarded at the 18th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communication (PIMRC) in Athens.

Frank Sun wins Fulbright Fellowship
Frank will be doing research at K.U. Leuven in Belgium during the 2009-2010 academic year.

UWEE in the News: HydroSense wins Environmental Innovation Challenge at the UW
TechFlash.com - April 3, 2009

Two graduate students win NDSEG Fellowships
Will Biederman and Dan Yeager have been awarded these prestigious three-year fellowships.

Lih Lin Promoted
Lih Lin has been promoted to Full Professor.

UWEE in the News: Sign Language By Cellphone
IEEE Spectrum - March 2009

EE Authors Win 2009 Award for Excellence
Ehsan Saeedi, Samuel Kim, and Professor Babak Parviz were honored by the Emerald Literati Network.

Gupta to speak at Early Career Award Recognition Symposium March 4th
Maya will speak on the subject "How to Make Good Guesses".

Former student Cameron Charles wins NSF CAREER award
Cameron, who earned his Ph.D. under Dave Allstot, has been named a 2009 NSF CAREER award winner.

Gupta and Klavins Promoted
Maya Gupta and Eric Klavins have both been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure.

EEK wins another CASE Award
This past year's EEK 2008 Magazine has received a CASE District VIII Communications Awards competition "Silver Award" in the Student & Alumni Publications Category.

Fazel Receives NSF 2009 CAREER Award
Assistant Professor Maryam Fazel was honored for her proposal titled "Parsimonious Modeling via Matrix Rank Minimization."

UWEE in the News: Campus News and Notes
BioRobotics Lab's EDGE (formerly the Red Dragon) named a "top technology of 2008" by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
University Week - January 15, 2009

UWEE in the News: Medical technologists at CES: 'Your lungs are calling!'
Howard Chizeck participated in a medical technology panel discussion at this year's show (flagged as one of the Top 10 Must See Sessions at CES 2009)
EETimes.com - January 9, 2009

2009 Electrical Engineering Leadership Seminar
Come hear talks by leading executives that all graduated from our department!

2008

UWEE in the News: Maya Gupta receives a 2007 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Whitehouse.gov - December 18, 2008

UWEE in the News: Researchers work on developing sign language for cellphones
Seattle Times - December 2, 2008

UWEE in the News: UW scientists part of breakthrough in optical nanotechnology
Seattle Post Intelligencer - November 26, 2008
(the original Nature letter can be read here)

2009 IEEE Fellows
Professor Hui Liu, Professor Eve Riskin, and Adjunct Professor Richard Ladner have been honored by the IEEE.

UWEE in the News: Babak Parviz' "Bionic Contacts" are #24 on Time Magazine's "Best Inventions of 2008"
Time Magazine - November 10, 2008

HallowEEn Design Challenge
The winners of this year's contest have been announced!

UWEE in the News: Air Conditioner
NPR's The Loh Down on Science covers research on improving air-conditioner efficiency done by new EE faculty member Shwetak Patel.
National Public Radio - October 23, 2008

UWEE in the News: UW creates a computer mouse driven by sound
Seattle Times - October 6, 2008

Check out the new EE Blog for undergrads and grads!
Want to stay on top of the latest info from EE Advising? Look here first!

UWEE in the News: UW buys multimillion-dollar tool for nanotech research
UW News - August 28, 2008

UWEE in the News: Signing by cell: Can you see me now?
University Week - August 21, 2008

Pascal Clark Wins Thesis Award
He's been selected as the inaugaral recipient of the Graduate School'sDistinguished Thesis Award.

Leung Tsang received the 2008 IGARSS Distinguished Achievement Award
The IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society met this past July in Boston.

UWEE in the News: NSF Announces Expeditions in Computing Awards
Eric Klavins is part of the CalTech-UW collaboration receiving this $10 million award
NSF.gov - August 18, 2008

UWEE in the News: Washington Technology Center Awards $512,269 in Research Funding
Karl Böhringer, Maya Gupta, and Scott Hauck garner three out of seven total awards made by the WTC.
Washington Technology Center News - July 7, 2008

UWEE in the News: Mini-subs exploring Sacramento River
CNet News - June 20, 2008

2008 EE Department Awards
Wondering who were this year's winners? Read on...

Mari Ostendorf and Ken Eguro win CoE awards
They were both honored at this year's Community of Innovators awards ceremony on June 4.

Will Mortensen wins CoE Dean's Medal
EE student will receive award at the annual Community of Innovators award ceremony.

UWEE in the News: Jeff Bilmes' "Vocal Joystick" one of Network World's '25 leading-edge IT research projects'
Network World - April 18, 2008

Frankye Jones named Graduate Program Assistant of the Year
She was honored by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate and the UW Graduate School.

Professional Masters Program is launched for part-time evening students
50 students have already enrolled during this inaugural year.

Ying Su wins Master's Scholarship
Renewable award comes from the Intel Foundation and Semicondicutor Research Corporation's Educational Alliance.

Michael Hegg awarded 'Best Presentation' at NANO-DDS
He was honored for presenting his paper "A nanocrystal quantum dot photodetector".

Denise Wilson wins Munro Service Award
She's being honored by UW for her exemplary leadership in community-based instruction.

Guest Lecture by Xudong Wang - 9am Tuesday, 3/11
"Scalable Wireless Mesh Networks: System Architecture, Protocols, and Algorithms"

Kevin Xiaoxiong Gu awarded 'Best Paper'
He presented his paper at the 57th Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC) in Reno.

UWEE in the News: Bridging an engineer shortage
Seattle Times - February 25, 2008

UWEE in the News: Colloidal Quantum Dots: Filling the Gap
Nature Photonics Research Highlights - February 1, 2008

Allstot receives 2008 SIA University Researcher Award
This award is presented by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC).

Mosin Mondal wins Best Paper award
He was honored at this year's Electrical Performance of Electronic Packages Conference in Atlanta.

UWEE in the News: Self-Assembling Bionic Eyes Coming Soon
Wired.com - January 18, 2008
Also see related articles in: The Economist, MIT Technology Review, MSNBC, Fox News, EE Times, Gizmag, UW News, CBC, Yahoo News, National Geographic News, Computerworld, many more...

UWEE in the News: Learning from Katrina
IEEE Spectrum - January 8, 2008

2008 Electrical Engineering Leadership Seminar
Come hear from leading executives that all graduated from UWEE!

Hochberg wins Air Force Young Investigator funding
Just 29 receiving funding as part of the Air Force's inaugural Young Investigator Research Program.

2007

Kelin Kuhn named Intel Fellow
Former student and faculty member honored by Intel.

Dave Allstot to serve as CASS President for 2009
He's been elected by the membership of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society.

HallowEEN Design Challenge Winners!
The ballots have been counted, and the winners chosen.

UWEE in the News: When 'Ee' Means 'Move Right'
New York Times - November 7, 2007

UWEE in the News: Adjunct Professor Yoky Matsuoka wins McArthur 'Genius' fellowship
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - September 25, 2007

Self-Assembling Robots on IEEE Control Systems Cover
The August 2007 cover features the Self Organizing Systems Group's self-assembling robots.

UWEE in the News: China8 project boxes up grand ad plan
USA Today - August 28, 2007

Babak Parviz wins TR35 award
Technology Review honors Babak as one of the elite young innovators.

Leo Lam wins Business Plan Competition award
Team ISD4 wins "Best Idea Award for Technology".

Emeritus Professor Chih-Chi Hsu
Professor Hsu passed away on July 11, at the age of 84. He served on our faculty for 35 years.

2007 Graduation Photos!
Professor El-Sharkawi has taken a lot of great photos of this year's graduation events. (Note: you can view his photos from past years' celebrations here).

EE Students win PhD Fellowships
Cherry Wakayama and Jeff Walling have been honored with 2007 Intel Foundation Fellowships.

Angel Bailey wins CoE Innovator award
She has been selected as this year's "Outstanding Classified Staff Innovator".

UWEE in the News: NASA to Test Portable Robot Surgeon
Washington Post - April 19, 2007

EE Senior Receives Goldwater Honorable Mention
Sam Burden is the latest EE student to do well in the Goldwater scholarship competition.

Two EE grad students win NSF fellowships
Amy Dashiell and Rob Egbert have been awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

Students awarded "Best Paper"
Patrick Ngatchou and Jianchun Dong were two of the authors.

Gupta receives Young Investigator Award
The award comes from the Office of Naval Research.

Grad students win conference best paper award
Samuel Kim and Ehsan Saeedi were awarded "best paper" at a recent IEEE conference.

UWEE in the News: UW teams win international math contest
UW News - March 23, 2007

Eve Riskin wins UW leadership award
Professor Riskin was named co-winner of the UW David B. Thorud Leadership Award.

Babak Parviz wins NSF CAREER award
For "Self-Assembly of Functional Systems Within Live Cells."

Parviz honored as 'Rising Young Investigator'
The list was compiled by Genome Technology Magazine.

UWEE in the News: Erudite's ready and waiting
Everett Herald - March 19, 2007

UWEE in the News: EE Affiliate Professor named as next head of Microsoft Research
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - March 5, 2007

UWEE in the News: Deaf to sign via video handsets
BBC News - February 16, 2007

2007 Electrical Engineering Leadership Seminar
Come hear from leading executives that all graduated from UWEE!

UWEE in the News: Weathering the Storm: Students rebuild after Katrina
University Week - January 18, 2007

2006

UWEE in the News: Robot could help utility companies
King 5 television - December 27, 2006

Sumit Roy named 2007 IEEE Fellow
The IEEE has bestowed its top honor on Professor Roy.

UWEE in the News: Nanophotonics: Guiding the way
Nature Photonics Research Highlights - November 9, 2006

UWEE in the News: Moms in Academia: Will it be faculty or family?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - October 28, 2006

UWEE in the News: BEAN / Young, smart and socially aware, they're pros at volunteering
Seattle Times - October 8, 2006

UWEE in the News: Computers: Chilling Chips
Newsweek - September 18, 2006

UWEE in the News: Bursting Tech Bubbles Before They Balloon
IEEE Spectrum - September 2006

Sahr becomes Associate Dean
John Sahr has been named the new Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

UWEE in the News:Tiny Pump Cools Chips
Technology Review - August 30, 2006

UWEE in the News: Researcher brings space age to surgery equipment, procedures
The Hindu - August 24, 2006

Eve Riskin wins Rigas Award
Professor Riskin has been honored with the 2006 Hewlett Packard/Harriet B. Rigas Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Education Society.

Affiliate faculty articles in IEEE 'Top 100'
Papers by Affiliate Assistant Professor Pavel Nikitin and Affiliate Professor Bishnu Atal are among the 100 most accessed IEEE articles.

Denice Denton
Former CoE Dean Denice Denton died on Saturday June 24 in San Francisco.

Graduation video and photos!
We have posted a video of the graduation ceremony online. Additionally, all of Professor El-Sharkawi's graduation photos are available for viewing.

Endrik Noges passes away
EE Emeritus Professor and former Department Chair Endrik Noges passed away on June 6th.

Tomorrow's battlefield surgeon may not be flesh and blood
Read this Seattle PI story about a surgeon testing Blake Hannaford's remote surgical robot.

ArtEEse - the EE Art Walk
ArtEEse 2006 was a smashing success, and a lot of fun for everyone involved!

Centennial
Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make the centennial a smashing success! Our centennial photos and other materials have been permanently moved into the "About Us" section, where they will be available long term.

Anna Pyayt Wins 2006 SPIE Educational Scholarship
Anna was selected for her potential long-range contributions to the fields of optics and photonics.

Eve Riskin honored as 'University Change Agent'
Professor Riskin has been named the first 2006 recipient of the "University Change Agent Award" by WEPAN (Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates Network).

Sudip Shekhar and Jean Wang win Intel Foundation Fellowships
Two of our graduate students have recently been awarded these renewable fellowships from Intel.

Jue Wang wins Microsoft Research Fellowship
EE graduate student Jue Wang was named a recipient of this very competitive fellowship.

The 2006 Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope is online!
this year's EEK showcases the research of our current grad students and post docs.

Sinclair Yee wins UW Outstanding Service award
Award is presented to honor extensive local and/or national and international service.

Two more faculty honored as IEEE Fellows
Professors Blake Hannaford and C. J. Richard Shi have been named as IEEE Fellows for 2006.

Talking Rains take first in 'Ride in the Rain'
Our very own bike team blew by the competition in this annual Transportation Services competition.

Deirdre Meldrum named Dean at ASU's Fulton School of Engineering
Professor Meldrum will be assuming her new post beginning January 2007.

2005

Sieg Hall Grand Reopening
Members of the EE and CoE community were present for the long-anticipated ceremony marking the end of Sieg's dramatic renovation.

Denise Wilson releases ENose Toolbox
Toolbox provides a new support framework for the design, understanding, and analysis of chemical and biological sensor systems.

ADVANCE and the Center for Institutional Change (CIC) featured in University Week
Groups are working to increase the number of women pursuing careers in science and engineering.

RRSL Milestone: First Light on EWU-MRO Link
Melissa Meyer and Zac Berkowitz have created the first working instance of a tristatic passive radar.

UW Team Wins Honorable Mention in Hydrogen Power Contest
Liyang Chen, Justin Reed, and faculty advisor Kai Strunz helped the UW team make an impressive showing in the 2005 Hydrogen Systems Design Contest.

Xiaodan Song receives invitation to inaugural IBM seminar series
Xiaodan will be participating in the first annual IBM "Emerging Leaders in Multimedia" seminar series.

Radha Poovendran wins PECASE award
Radha was recently named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

EE Graduation Video
Miss the EE graduation ceremony? We've got the video available for you, in various sizes and formats.

Graduation photos!
Professor El-Sharkawi has posted his collection of graduation photos from 2005 (and past years) for all to enjoy.

New Fellowship winners!
Quite a few EE graduate students have recently been awarded fellowships. Way to go, guys!

2005 Electrical Engineering Graduation Celebration
Our combined celebration for B.S., Masters, and Ph.D. graduates is June 10.

Professor David Allstot named new EE department Chair
Acting Dean Mani Soma announces that David Allstot is our new Chair of Electrical Engineering.

2005 College of Engineering Open House: April 21-22
Here you'll find up-to-date information about EE exhibits, as well as a link to the comprehensive CoE event page.

Riskin quoted on "Women in Science and Engineering"
Eve Riskin was quoted extensively in "Beat the Clock: Biological vs. Tenure"

EE undergraduate awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Our own Jason Parker was recently honored as a recipient of this prestigous award.

Talk by Rama Chellappa, University of Maryland
"Recognition of Humans and their Activities" - Gates Commons - April 8, 10:30am

EEK wins CASE award
The 2004 edition of our Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope has been honored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in its latest regional competition.

Winter quarter centennial seminar series
This series gives EE students a chance to hear from executives - all of whom graduated from UWEE!

Professor Mani Soma named acting dean
Mani is taking the helm of the College of Engineering while the search for Dean Denton's replacement goes forward.

2005 Polar Bears ring in the new year
A picture (and a video) is worth a thousand words...

2004

Professors Meldrum, Ostendorf named IEEE Fellows
This well-deserved honor brings the total number of IEEE Fellows on our faculty to 23.

UWEE Alumnus named 2005 IEEE Fellow
Dr. Donald Wunsch, 1991 UWEE alumnus, was recently honored by the IEEE.

Meldrum on cover of Genome Technology
Journal article discusses the new Microscale Life Sciences Center.

Department wins more undergrad seats, TAs
New resources will help UWEE to meet growing demand for admission.

Melissa Meyer wins poster contest
Melissa recently won at the CEDAR 2004 Student Poster Contest in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Costas Boulis Awarded 'Best Student Paper'
The award is from the 2004 European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases.

Jandhyala wins UW squash tournament
Vikram Jandhyala, an A-division squash player, has won the 2004 UW intramural squash tournament.

EE Commencement - photos and video!

Pyayt Wins Nanotechnology UIF Award
First year EE graduate student Anna Pyayt has been honored for her research.

Radha Poovendran wins YIP Award
Radha has received the Office of Naval Research's Young Investigator Program award.

Klavins and Javidi latest CAREER recipients
The EE department is proud to announce its latest two CAREER winners.

Trash-talkin' on campus
Some of our students used their mad EE skillz to play one heck of an April Fools' joke.

Alex Mamishev interviewed on KUOW
Steve Scher interviewed Alex about SWAT and FIRST Robotics.

Manastash Ridge Observatory "Ski Trip"
Professor Sahr and company combined business with pleasure when the time came to work on some remote sensing equipment.

EE students wow in table tennis tournament
Three of our students placed in this year's regional tournament.

2003

Ajay Anand wins ASA Best Paper
Ajay was honored by the Acoustical Society of America for Best Student Paper.

Congratulations to our 2004 IEEE Fellows
Three more of our faculty have been honored!

Professor Meldrum Named AAAS Fellow
Professor Deirdre Meldrum has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Affiliate Prof. Goldstein wins IEEE, OSA honors
Evan Goldstein has been named a Fellow of both IEEE and OSA.

Loose Bits available on Web
Acting Chair Bruce Darling's regular updates on department news are now being archived for your viewing pleasure.

Jiang/Wistort Honored for Conference Paper
Students took second place in the International Student Paper Contest at the IEEE Transmission and Distribution Conference.

Department gathers to thank Howard Chizeck
On September 12 we all got together to say "thank you" to Howard for his past five years as Chair.

EE now has nine women faculty!
We've hit the twenty percent milestone!

Gope and Wang earn Best Paper
Two of our graduate students recently were honored at a Dallas conference.

Crazy Shirt Day
Friday July 25th was not just payday - it was also EE's first annual Crazy Shirt Day!

Sam Larson awarded Intel undergrad grant
Sam's proposal has been selected to receive a grant from the Intel Student Research Contest for Undergraduate Students.

Melissa Meyer's URSI Paper Wins Contest
Melissa won first prize in URSI's student paper contest.

EE Awards Day winners
EE recently held it's 2003 departmental awards ceremony.

Graduation photos
Many thanks to Professor El-Sharkawi!

Artease3 - EE's third annual Art Walk
May 21st saw the third iteration of the EE Art walk.

Les Atlas receives Fulbright Senior Scholar Award
Professor Atlas has been named a Fulbright Scholar!

Jeyanandh Paramesh Awarded Intel Fellowship
Jeyanandh Paramesh, a graduate student working with Professor David Allstot, has been awarded an Intel Fellowship for 2003-04.

Kai Strunz Named CAREER Award Winner
Professor Kai Strunz becomes our department's eleventh winner of the NSF CAREER award.

Students phase I winners in SRC Design contest
Congratulations to UW EE students for first place in SRC Design contest (Phase I)

EE prof's students take part in TV robot building competition
Three of Linda Bushnell's students will be working against the clock to build a robot on new television show Robot Rivals.

Students prepare for robotics challenge
The SWAT Robotics team is hard at work on this year's FIRST challenge.

2002

Böhringer research in "Discovery Top 100"
Silicon and Polymer "fingers" help manage small maintenance satellites.

EE Grad Student Travels to Antarctica
Anthony Mactutis will be studying the upper atmosphere during this upcoming "Summer" field season.

EEIC presents Professor A. G. Phadke
"GPS Synchronization for Wide Area Protection and Control"

The "EE Speed" team does the Dawg Dash
Several members of the department recently participated in this scholarship-raising event.

Photos from the Halloween Party!
An October tradition around here - costumed characters invade the office.

Sahr interviewed re: Aurora Borealis
Professor Sahr is quoted often in this Everett Herald article.

Dr. Devanand K. Shenoy to speak
His talk is titled "Molecular Engineering of Materials: Effect at Interfaces and in the Bulk of Liquid Crystals"

UWEE Welcomes Dr. Tara Javidi
We are pleased to welcome another new addition to our faculty.

2002 Engineering Career Fair
The annual Engineering Career Fair was held Wednesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 17 at the HUB.

Mystery surrounds Sahr birthday
Something tells me we haven't heard the last of this...

EE alumnus wins top UW award
Donald Baker has received the Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus award.

Poovendran named ARO Young Investigator
Radha has won the Army Research Office's Young Investigator's Program (YIP) award.

Graduation 2002 photo gallery
Professor El-Sharkawi shares some of the great pictures he took at this year's graduation ceremonies. Click on the small images to see the larger version of each picture.

EE has six undergrad Mary Gates winners!
Six of our undergraduates have been awarded these prestigious grants.

Departmental awards winners announced
The Department of Electrical Engineering recently came together to honor this year's outstanding faculty, staff, and students.

UWEE Welcomes Dr. Kai Strunz
We are pleased to welcome this new addition to our faculty.

Mark Chang wins Intel fellowship
A 2001-2002 Intel Foundation Graduate Fellowship award goes to ACME Lab's Mark Chang.

EEK 2002 is on-line!
The newest version of the Electrical Engineering Kaleidoscope is now online! You can still download the 2001 version as well.

Deirdre Meldrum speaks on "Life on a Chip"
Professor Meldrum discussed her research as part of the College of Arts and Sciences Science Forum series.

Our 2002 graduation celebration is coming up!
On Friday, 14 June 2002, the EE department will hold a graduation celebration honoring all students graduating between Autumn 2001 and Summer 2002.

Charles Peach wins SRC Fellowship!
Charles Peach, one of David Allstot's graduate students, has received a very prestigious award.

Another milestone for our Chair
Professor Chizeck reaches the Big Five-Oh.

Phebe Burgos' retirement party
After 28 years at the UW, Phebe decided to retire. Come take a look at some photos from her party!

2001

Carl Sechen named IEEE Fellow
UW EE now as 19 IEEE Fellows on faculty!

Mary Gates Research Training Grant Winners!
Seven of our undergraduates recently were awarded these prestigious grants.

Halloween Photos!
'Nuff said.

Annual Engineering Career Fair
This year's CoE Career Fair was held October 30th and 31st.

EE Announces New Educational Leadership Team
And these guys are really up to the challenge.

Kudos to Kuterdem!
EE graduate student Gorken Kuterdem ends successful year as GPSS President.

EE Faculty Early Career Award Winners
The quality of our faculty is outstanding. A large portion of the faculty have received recognition early in their careers:

EE Graduation Recognition Events
EE is holding its first annual graduation recognition events for all of its graduating students.

2001 EE Awards Day
And the winners are ...

Mobile Robots outreach workshops
Linda Bushnell and some of our current and former students recently led an educational outreach workshop on mobile robots for high school students.

Microsoft selects EE as a test partner
UWEE will be serving as a test ground for Windows XP.

EE has Four New CAREER Award Winners!
Four more of our Assistant Professors have been recognized by NSF!

Career Day 2001
On April 23, we'll be hosting another of our outreach and recruitment activities focussed on getting kids interested in engineering in general, and UWEE in particular!

April Fools' Day
The Webmaster had a little fun confusing people with a "special edition" of the Web page.

Robotics Festival
On Saturday, February 17, our local robotics teams will have some fun and tune up before the regional and national competitions!

John Schulz Retirement Party
The department is coming together to honor John's 40 years of outstanding service supporting EE students.

Alumni Reception at ISSCC, February 6
This will be the first of what we hope will be regular UW EE alumni receptions at large industry conferences.

2000

First Lego Robotics competition
On December 4, the EE seniors enrolled in Linda Bushnell's "Principles of Mobile Robotics" participated in the EE department's first ever Lego Robotics competition.

Professor Meldrum wins NIH awards
Professor Diedre Meldrum recently received funding for two major NIH research grants: "Advanced Develop/Test ACAPELLA Automated Sample Handler" and "Automated Minimal Residual Disease Quantification".

Annual Engineering Career Fair
Well over one hundred employers will be at the HUB October 25 & October 26, ready to discuss employment opportunities with engineering students.

New curriculum targets shortage of hi-tech workers
Professors Mani Soma and Eve Riskin are co-directing the development of a curriculum that will provide access to a broader spectrum of students.

New Introductory Course - Secret Life of the Electron
The EE department introduced a new course, targeting both prospective majors and non-majors who just want a good grounding in the fundamentals of electrical engineering.

Teen 'Guest Hackers' in Linux Lab
On August 24, EE's new Linux Lab hosted a security workshop featuring C&C's Dave Dittrich and two teenage hackers.

Sze Lecture
Professor Simon M. Sze, Distinguished EE Alum, Returns to the UW on July 31 to present "Four Decades of Developments in Microelectronics: Achievements and Challenges".

Awards Day
This year, the awards were expanded to recognize outstanding faculty and staff, in addition to the students!

Career Day
Top-notch high school students from our area were invited to spend the day with a UW engineering student, and got to hear from people who've made engineering their profession.

Robots Shine in Orlando!
A first-year partnership between the UW EE department, Seattle Robotics Society, and Bellarmine Prep yielded very successful results in both regional and national robotics competitions.

1999

Spring Awards Day
See the winners and other participants of the 1999 poster contest.

HollEEwood Squares
The department has a little E-week fun on a large scale!

IEEE/HKN Picnic
See some photos from these student societies' annual picnic.

Eddie Wildy's retirement party

1998

Halloween Party
If you've ever wondered just how scary the EE department can be...

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