July 7, 2017

UW team achieves a factor of 10 performance improvement for BCI Recording Systems

Brain computer interfaces (BCIs) offer a direct communication pathway between the brain and external technologies. BCIs are of significant research interest for their potential role in repairing human cognitive or sensory-motor functions for conditions like stroke and paralysis. Although BCIs present great opportunities for brain to device connectivity, there are several challenges in application: next-generation…


July 6, 2017

Professor Bruce Darling receives COE Faculty Award in Teaching

UW electrical engineering (UW EE) professor Bruce Darling was awarded the College of Engineering Faculty Award in Teaching for his outstanding contributions to engineering education. The annual award recognizes a faculty member who fosters innovative and lasting contributions to engineering education and displays high-level commitment to students both in and outside of the classroom. Professor Darling has…


July 5, 2017

UW researchers develop world’s first battery-free phone


June 30, 2017

Graduate student Nick Bolten receives Husky Seed Fund

Ph.D. student Nick Bolten received the 2017 Husky Seed Fund for his project UW OpenSidewalks. The fund supports students’ innovative ideas that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW. Bolten’s project will gather rich data on paths throughout the UW’s Seattle campus to add to the open, mapping database OpenStreetMap. This will help fulfill the…


June 28, 2017

Battery-free cellphone research featured in Wired


June 27, 2017

Researchers deliver first targeted treatment for movement disorder


June 23, 2017

Partnership with CMMB launches new center on smart, connected communities

CMMB Vision (CMMB) has awarded the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering (UW EE) a $1.5 million gift to establish a new research center. The CMMB Vision-UW Center on Satellite Multimedia and Connected Vehicles will focus on the development of the next generation of smart cars and ubiquitous connectivity. “We picked a vehicle, because it…


Graduate student Katherine Pratt featured at Smithsonian’s Future Con

Smithsonian’s Future Con was born out of a partnership with Awesome Con, Washington DC’s version of the popular, multi-genre entertainment convention Comic Con. What Future Con achieves is a balance between science and sci-fi, integrating the two to investigate what is possible in science, technology, engineering and space exploration. The convention brings together some of the brightest…


June 22, 2017

EcoCar receives first place for NSF Innovation Award

At the national competition, the UW EcoCar team took first place in the innovation topic paper and presentation for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Award. Students on the first-place team include UW electrical engineering (UW EE) students James Goin, Joanna Mazer, Denis Jivaikin, Ting-Yu (Jacky) Wang, Thaniel Schrimshire and Brandon Noyes and Paul G. Allen School of computer…


June 20, 2017

Professor Hajishirzi awarded Bloomberg grant for data science



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