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Electrical engineering professors receive NSF grant

Professor Anant Anantram and Professor Eric Klavins won a SemiSynBio grant from the NSF for their research in Highly scalable, random access DNA data storage with nanopore-based reading.

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The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off

Doctoral student Vikram Iyer and co-authors have developed an insect-sized robot that can fly without need of a tether providing power.

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Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

UW EE Professor Josh Smith, alum Saman Naderiparizi (MSEE ’17) and co-authors have developed a new HD video streaming method that doesn’t need to be plugged in.

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With new ‘shuffling’ trick, researchers can measure gene activity in single cells

A team led by Georg Seelig has developed an innovative approach to reliably track gene activity in a tissue down to the level of single cells.

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Using a laser to wirelessly charge a smartphone safely across a room

In another UW first, researchers have developed a method to charge a smartphone using a laser — safely, wirelessly and potentially as quickly as a standard USB cable.

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Assistant Professor Arka Majumdar awarded Sloan Fellowship for early-career research

Assistant Professor Arka Majumdar has received a fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for his research at the forefront of combining quantum materials and nanophotonics.

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