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8 faculty named 2017 Amazon Catalyst Fellows

In a partnership with the University of Washington, Amazon Catalyst supports bold solutions to world problems.

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UW EE leads NIST PSCR grant for next-generation broadband

The UW is one of 19 universities awarded the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) grant to develop performance analysis tools for the proposed next-generation broadband LTE based FirstNet.

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Alum Tong Zhang awarded the 2017 Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Award in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering

Tong Zhang (Ph.D. ’17) received the highly-competitive award for his thesis on breakthrough full-duplex wireless communication.

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Professor Bruce Darling receives COE Faculty Award in Teaching

The College of Engineering award recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates outstanding contributions to engineering education.

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UW researchers develop world's first battery-free phone

The breakthrough technology harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambient radio signals or light to energize the device.

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Researchers deliver first targeted treatment for movement disorder

Professor Howard Chizeck and researchers from electrical engineering, CSNE and UW Medicine develop a system to relieve symptoms of essential tremors with a smaller cost on battery life.

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For Students

This is your home.

Whether you’re spending a late night in the lab or reading a text book on the Paul G. Allen Center lawn, this is your home. At UW EE, you have an so many opportunities. And, although they center around a top engineering education, these opportunities also encompass several other engagements, including:

  • Clubs
  • Scholarships
  • Research
  • Events

Clubs

We have several engineering clubs on campus, including the IEEE/HKN student branch and Engineering Student Advisory Council. View more student organization opportunities on our Clubs page.

Scholarships

The Electrical Engineering Department has several types of scholarships available to all undergraduate and graduate students. Below are current resources and links:

Research

Because our faculty research spans across disciplines, UW EE is a top department to gain valuable research experience. From large robotics to microscopic semiconductors, there is always something to invent and build. Please view our lab pages to search for the best research fit for you.

Events

There’s always a spark at EE, and we love to celebrate it. Please view our upcoming events on our Engagement Page. You can also view what the whole UW is up to on the campus calendar.

Available Opportunities

    Mentors

    Other Opportunities