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Power and Energy Systems


Power and Energy Systems research at UW ECE includes interdisciplinary work at all energy scales, ranging from nanowatts to gigawatts. Our faculty are active in smart grid, integration of renewable energy sources, grid security, energy economics, and solar and electromagnetic energy harvesting. UW ECE faculty are leaders in the Clean Energy Institute and work with local utilities and grid systems operators.


Power Systems

Faculty: Daniel Kirschen, Baosen Zhang

Power Electronics

Faculty: Alex Mamishev, Jungwon Choi

Renewable Energy

Faculty: Daniel Kirschen, Baosen ZhangAlex Mamishev, Jungwon Choi

Photovoltaics and Energy Harvesting

Faculty: Scott T. Dunham, Joshua Smith

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UPWARDS for the Future

The University of Washington is at the forefront of an international effort to innovate the semiconductor industry while building a skilled U.S.-based workforce to design and manufacture chip technology. UW ECE and Physics Professor Mo Li is leading the UW's contribution to this effort.

The Integrator 2023–2024

Read the latest issue of The Integrator, UW ECE’s flagship, annual publication intended for alumni and friends of the Department. The magazine highlights the UW ECE community and covers stories about extraordinary students and their achievements, faculty research and discoveries, alumni news, events and more!



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