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February 20, 2024

LEED Training – WINTER 2024 Webinars

To launch the start of a momentous year, we’re excited to provide more opportunities for live and on-demand training, aimed at assisting students in obtaining their LEED credential. Could you kindly share the following invitation with both students and faculty in The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Washington? Please CC…


UW: Call for Husky Seed Fund Applications – apply by 3/26

Calling all UW students from all campuses!    Do you have an innovative idea that would enhance the UW student experience? The Husky Seed Fund has the resources to make your idea a reality! Created by students for students, the Husky Seed Fund provides up to $5,000 for you or a small team to pursue your…


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,…


Buerk Center: Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge – apply by 2/12

Apply now for the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC) hosted by the University of Washington’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Open to all undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and universities in WA, OR, ID, AK and British Columbia Be Part of the Solution! Apply to the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge by February 12 Bring your skills or innovative ideas to…


February 1, 2024

ECE: Graduate Staff Assistantship position – Graduate Recruiting and Admissions – posted 2/1

Are you looking for a more flexible source of funding than TA (that has the same benefits)? Interested in contributing to departmental recruitment and admissions? Want to promote diversity and inclusion in UW’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering? If yes, read on. UW ECE is currently seeking a graduate programs staff assistant (GPSA) (50%…


January 30, 2024

ECE: Zhang Lab, Research Assistants – posted 1/30

Dear Students, We are looking for two graduate students to contribute as Research Assistants to a project focused on building energy efficiency, a key component of the nation’s clean energy agenda. Specifically, we are looking to develop effective solutions for sensing and controlling energy usage in large commercial buildings. These are paid RA positions, supervised…


January 29, 2024

Amazon: Research Awards – apply by 3/6

The Amazon Research Awards has announced its winter 2024 call for proposals for foundation model development – a new focus area for this cycle. Proposals related to theory, practice, and novel new techniques are welcome and will be reviewed for the quality of their scientific content, creativity, and potential for impact at scale. Proposals are…


January 23, 2024

AA: Postdoc Opportunity on Computer Vision + Ecology – posted 1/23

The Koger Lab specializes in designing and using novel imaging and image processing techniques to study natural systems. The lab uses a combination of drone, satellite, and ground-based imagery paired with deep learning detection and tracking algorithms to investigate how animals’ behaviors are influenced by their social and physical environments. The prospective postdoc will join a research…


January 19, 2024

IEEE: Around-the-Clock Around-the-Globe Magnetics Conference, Organizing Committee Call – volunteer by 2/5

Dear Colleagues, Following the continued interest in the IEEE Around-the-Clock Around-the-Globe Magnetics Conference (AtC-AtG) by the IEEE Magnetics Society, we are excited to announce that the next edition of the conference will take place in the second half of September 2024.  With its hallmark virtual format spanning all time zones around the globe over the course of 24 hours, the…


January 17, 2024

GPSS: Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Symposium – 4/4, 1:00 p.m., apply by 3/1

FYI the Graduate Interdisciplinary Research Symposium deadline will be extended to March 1st. This will be the final extension so we have time to accommodate for the spacing in the HUB Ballroom. GPSS is hosting the first post-COVID interdisciplinary graduate research symposium on April 4th, 2024, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the HUB Ballrooms (2nd…



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