ECE Advising Blog


July 8, 2024

PNNL: IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit 2024 – Aug 1-2

I want to draw your attention to an event happening at the PNNL-Richland campus in early August, which shares this purpose – the IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit 2024. It will be really great to see students and staff from University of Washington at this Summit, so I hope you will consider registering and joining us…

ECE: Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2024 Conference – Student Application for ECE Department Funding Support – apply by 7/15

We are now accepting applications for partial ECE Department Funding Support for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) WE24 Conference on October 24-26, 2024 in Chicago, IL: WE24 is the world’s largest conference for Women Engineers and we want you to be involved!  The ECE Department will partially support up to 12 students interested in attending [paying for conference registration (approx. $200) and airfare (max $600)]. Keep in mind you would need to find additional funding or…

July 1, 2024

SACNAS: 2024 NDiSTEM Conference – 10/31 to 11/2 Phoenix, Arizona

Join us at the #2024NDiSTEM Conference, where you can immerse yourself in cutting-edge scientific insights, grow your circle of peers and contacts, and honor your heritage by embracing your authentic self in vibrant Phoenix, Arizona. Register for the 2024 NDiSTEM Conference Here!

May 2, 2024

MIT: Rising Stars in EECS – 10/24 to 10/25, apply by 6/14

Rising Stars 2024 I am writing to invite your most promising graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to apply to attend Rising Stars in EECS, which will be hosted by our department on Oct. 24-25, 2024. Rising Stars in EECS is an intensive workshop for graduate students and postdocs of historically marginalized or underrepresented genders who…

May 1, 2024

SACNAS: NDiSTEM Conference – 10/31 to 11/2 Phoenix, AZ

As the nation’s largest multicultural #STEM diversity organization, SACNAS’ premier NDiSTEM Conference is a must-attend event to gain new scientific knowledge, expand your community and professional network, and honor your culture by bringing your whole self to Phoenix, Arizona in October! Register Today! Why Should You Attend? #2024NDiSTEM is THE SPOT for high-value networking and…

April 10, 2024

CEI: 98th ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium – 6/23 to 6/26

Registration for the 98th ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium is now open! Please visit our website at to register. Early registration rates are available until May 15, 2024. At this time, you can also reserve on-campus dormitories for your conference lodging. The deadline for guaranteed space in on-campus housing is midnight May 9, 2024. Rooms may be available after this date, but…

February 27, 2024

NPA: 2024 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference – 3/15 to 3/16

Register now for the 2024 NPA Annual Conference in Seattle! Join us March 15 & 16 for the largest national conference and networking event dedicated to the postdoctoral community. Postdocs, grad students, administrators, faculty, and those from associations, corporations, and government are invited to join us for two days of sessions, networking, and professional development opportunities. Use Promo code 2024AC50LH to…

February 26, 2024

IEEE: Travel Grant at IMS 2024 in Washington, DC – apply by 3/10

The IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) and The National Science Foundation (NSF) are supporting the 11th cohort of the Project Connect Travel Grant at IMS 2024 in Washington, DC.  Project Connect is soliciting applications from eligible (see below) undergraduate and first/second-year graduate students to participate in IMS 2024 from June 16-21. Over 150 students from…

February 12, 2024

International Symposium on Memory Systems Call for Papers – submit by 6/2

The International Symposium on Memory Systems is calling for ECE graduate students to submit their previously unpublished papers, specifically memory-related ones focused on system, software, and architectural-level concepts.  MEMSYS’s primary goal is to showcase interesting ideas that will spark conversation between disparate groups, such that applications, operating systems, interconnect, system architecture, and circuit people talk…

February 2, 2024

ECE: Volunteer Recruiting Opportunity at NSBE Convention – 3/20 – 3/24

The ECE Department will be attending the NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) Convention in Atlanta, GA on 3/20 – 3/24 to recruit prospective graduate students. We are looking for a current grad student to attend, to represent the department, and assist with recruiting. If you’re interested in attending, you can participate in as little or as much of the conference as you like,…

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