UW EE Professors Les Atlas, Karl Böhringer, Howard Chizeck, Blake Hannaford, Eric Klavins, Arka Majumdar, Shwetak Patel and Joshua Smith were awarded the 2017 Amazon Catalyst Fellowship. In a partnership with the University of Washington, Amazon Catalyst supports bold solutions to world problems. The program provides funding, mentorship and community to the innovative projects.
Congratulations to all newly-minted Amazon Catalyst Fellows!
PI: Les Atlas
Active self-cleaning technology for solar panels
PI: Karl Böhringer
PI: Howard Chizeck
IRA, the robot surgical assistant
PI: Blake Hannaford
UW BIOFAB: A cloud laboratory for genetic engineering
PI: Eric Klavins
PI: Arka Majumdar
PI: Shwetak Patel