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EEK 2008 Wins CASE Award

The Department of Electrical Engineering's EEK 2008 Magazine has received a CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District VIII Communications Awards competition "Silver Award" in the Student & Alumni Publications Category. EEK2008, last year's edition of the department's annual showcase of graduate student research, was edited by Professor Howard Chizeck and Ms. Laura Haas. Artistic design was by Sarah Conradt, in cooperation with Howard and Laura.

District VIII of CASE includes the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada (Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavat, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories of Canada). This is the second time that EEK has received an award from CASE. Previously, EEK2004 won a "Bronze Award" in a similar category.

EEK 2008 received the CASE award specifically in the writing category for student alumni publications for recruitment. We are delighted to acknowledge the graduate students who wrote articles for this publication and to thank them for taking the time to present their research in such an excellent way as to be recognized with this award. The graduate student contributions are vital to our faculty's research, to the department, and to the EEK publication.

EE graduate students: Basel Alomair, Josh Bishop, Ruihua Ding, Rob Egbert, Diana Friedman, Jason Guo, Michael Hegg, Nasiha Hrustemovic, Ludan Huang, Shiho Iwanaga, Sam Kim, Brian King, Ding Liang, Mitch Lum, Patrick McVittie, Xiaoyu Miao, Nathan Parrish, Joe Peach, Gabriel Rowe, Pahnit Seriburi, David Slater, Patrick Tague, Yi Tang, Leonard Tracy, Vaibhav Vaidya, Rahul Vanam, Jean Wang, Ben Wilson, Boping Wu, and Xiaolan Xu. CSE graduate student: Brian Van Essen.

UW EE faculty represented by the research articles include: David Allstot, Payman Arabshahi, Les Atlas, Bruce Darling, Scott Dunham, Maya Gupta, Scott Hauck, Blake Hannaford, Vikram Jandhyala, Eric Klavins, Lih Lin, Alex Mamishev, Brian Otis, Babak Parviz, Radha Poovendran, Eve Riskin, Sumit Roy, Leung Tsang, and Denise Wilson.

Affiliate and Adjunct faculty represented by the research articles include: Henning Braunisch (Intel, Chandler), Anna Cavender (CSE), Tom Daniel (Biology), Warren Fox (UW Applied Physics Lab), Sheila Hemami (Cornell), Ed Josberger (USGS, Tacoma), Glenn Klute (U VA), Richard Ladner (CSE), Dennis Lettenmaier (Civil & Environmental Engr), Dennis Miller (Intel, Hillsboro), F. S. Ohuchi (MS&E), Jeyanandh Paramesh (CMU), and Jason Rogers (Naval Research Laboratory). Other research collaborators include the University of Cincinnati Center for Surgical Innovation, NASA, NOAA, National Undersea Research Center, UW Photonics Lab and ACE Lab, Microscale Life Science Center (MLSC), and the Kipplen group at Georgia Tech, and Jenekhe group at UW.

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