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Faculty receive Ubicomp's 10-Year Impact Award

UW professors, including Electrical Engineering Professors Shwetak Patel and Matt Reynolds, have been recognized at Ubicomp 2017 for the influential paper they wrote in 2007.

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Wireless communications expert Robert Heath leads this year’s Dean W. Lytle Lecture

As a part of the 2017 Lytle Lecture, University of Texas at Austin Professor Robert Heath will explore mmWave communication as an incubator for the rebirth of wireless communications.

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Researchers achieve groundbreaking communication of low-power devices over long distances

The engineers demonstrated for the first time that devices that operate at almost zero power can transmit data up to nearly two miles, breaking all previously-established barriers.

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New hire, Brian Johnson, brings expertise in power electronics

This spring, Dr. Johnson will will advance UW EE's research in power and energy systems by introducing new courses and research in power electronics.

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UW Team named finalist in $2.5M Amazon Alexa Prize

The team, made up of UW electrical engineers and computer science engineers, is one of three in the world to make it to the finals. Their challenge is to build a “socialbot” that can have intelligent conversations with Amazon's Alexa.

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UW researchers develop new app to screen for pancreatic cancer

A team of UW researchers, including Professor Shwetak Patel, have developed a new app that uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer and other diseases.

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For Industry Sponsors

UW EE faculty and students maintain close relationships with industry members, who benefit from student assistance on cutting-edge research projects and the ability to network with faculty experts. In return, the department gains advice from valuable industry partners and students obtain mentorship and real-world project experience.

If you aren’t already connected to UW EE, we invite you to get involved!

Annual UW EE Career Fair

Attended by more than 300 students annually, the UW EE Career Fair is an excellent opportunity for companies and potential employers to connect with students about job and internship opportunities! More »

Casino Night

The student-run society HKN/ IEEE hosts the popular Casino Night, which attracts hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students. The fun, interactive event provides industry representatives a chance to talk with students about their goals and interests and recruit for upcoming career opportunities. More »

ENGINE — Engineering Entrepreneurial Capstone

Work with a dedicated group of students on entrepreneurial engineering projects through this Senior Capstone Design course. By working in teams on industry sponsored projects, students develop skills in innovation, systems engineering and project management. Interested companies should contact Professor Payman Arabshahi. More »

UW EE Entrepreneurship

The University of Washington has long fostered a culture of innovation, which was confirmed with the recent ranking by Reuters as the most innovative public university in the world in 2015. Playing a lead role in this success is UW EE, which has the second most engineering start-ups at UW since 2009. More »

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