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Get Involved

From attending alumni events to mentoring student capstone projects, it’s easy to get involved in UW ECE. It is thanks to increased alumni involvement, collaboration and support that UW ECE is a place of excellence.

Attend UW ECE Alumni Events

Throughout the year, we host various events for our alums to come together, speak to new and established faculty and discuss groundbreaking research in the field. There are multiple opportunities to connect, including alumni mixers in the Seattle area to an annual event in the Bay Area. If you aren’t on the events email list, we’d be happy to add you. Please fill out the alumni contact form.

Join Us for a Lecture Series

Dean Lytle Lecture Series

Gain exclusive access to our premiere lecture series. The Dean W. Lytle Lecture allows alumni to return to campus, connect with faculty and listen to groundbreaking research from a leader in the field of electrical engineering.

Research Colloquium Lecture Series

Did you know that you can access our Colloquiums from wherever you are? Researchers and experts travel to the UW to join our faculty in discussing current issues in electrical engineering. Alumni are encouraged to engage with researchers. However, even if you cannot make it, live streaming is available.

Join Us for a Lab Tour

Visit UW ECE to learn about the new and exciting research work that is being conducted in the department laboratories by the faculty and their students. The department hosts quarterly lab visits. For details and to register, please contact Jessie Navarre at or 206.685.3810. View photos from a past alumni lab tour.

Mentor Student Capstone Projects

Work with a dedicated group of students on entrepreneurial engineering projects through the ENGINE program, our new senior capstone design course. By working in teams on industry sponsored projects, students develop skills in innovation, systems engineering and project management. Interested alums should contact Professor Payman Arabshahi at

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