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Loose Bits - May 2011

Here is the department’s online news briefs, Loose Bits, which highlights all the positive achievements and activities happening around the UW EE community. If you have any news items you would like to share, please continue to send your information to:

Upcoming Events:
2011 COE Community of Innovators Awards
Date and Time: Thursday, June 2nd, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Place: Don James Center at Husky Stadium
For more information, visit: 

2011 EE Graduation Celebration
Date and Time: Friday, June 10th, 7pm-9pm (tickets required)
Place: Kane Hall, Room 130
For more information, visit:

Awards & Honors:
Many of our community members have received recognition for their exceptional efforts in research and education. You can click on the links below to learn more information about the award and recipient. Congratulations to these faculty, students and alumni!

Professors Brian Otis and Shwetak Patel are the 2011 Junior Faculty Innovator Award recipents. Check out the full list of the 2011 COE Innovator Awardees and Nominees here:

Graduate Student Charlie Matlack
was a part of the winning team at the UW’s 2011 Business Plan Competition.

The UWEE Awards day honored several well deserving faculty, staff and students. A list of the 2011 nominees and awardees can be seen here:

Alumna Kristen Naegle has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis.

Graduate Students Gabe Cohn and Eric Larson receive three paper awards between the two of them at CHI 2011.

Alumnus Todd Duncombe was awarded the 2011 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

UWEE In the News:

The research and service activities in our department have gained public interest through media coverage. Below is a selection of press items that features our faculty and students. You can click on the link to read the article. 

Graduate Student Charlie Matlack in GeekWire
Assistant Professor Shwetak Patel in Discovery News
Assistant Professor Shwetak Patel
in Engadget
Assistant Professor Shwetak Patel in Reg Hardware
Assistant Professor Shwetak Patel in Gizmodo
Assistant Professor Shwetak Patel in Newscientist
Assistant Professor Shwetak Patel in Technology Review
Professor Vikram Jandhyala in Xconomy
Professor Vikram Jandhyala on Center for Commercialization website

Department News:
Most of the latest news and events items can be found on our EE website: Here are some additional departmental items that have occurred over the last month.

The Spring 2011 issue of The Integrator is now available
This semi-annual newsletter is intended for alumni and friends of the department and is available in PDF and hard copy format:

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