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Professor Smith discusses how the IoT will change our daily lives

UW EE Professor Joshua Smith speaks with NBC News on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we communicate with the world around us.

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Researchers achieve quantum dot solar cell world record

A collaboration between researchers at the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory yielded a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells at 13.4 percent.

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Researchers reprogram yeast mating habits for the future of medicine

Researchers in the departments of electrical engineering and biochemistry collaborate to redesign yeast for multiple mating types, increasing the speed and efficiency of drug development.

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Researchers receive ASME JDSMC Kalman Best Paper Award

The authors received this top award for their research on electromechanical modeling for precise image capture.

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WNF supports the development of flexible 'skin' for robots

Researchers from the UW and UCLA used the Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) to develop a prosthetic skin for robots that has similar "feel" attributes as the human hand.

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Two UW EE graduate students receive best paper award from leading IEEE signal/audio workshop

UW EE Ph.D. student Thomas Powers and UW EE alum Scott Wisdom (Ph.D. '17) received the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics.

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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 research 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