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Professor Smith discusses how the IoT will change our daily lives

UW EE Professor Joshua Smith speaks with NBC News on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we communicate with the world around us.

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Researchers achieve quantum dot solar cell world record

A collaboration between researchers at the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory yielded a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells at 13.4 percent.

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Researchers reprogram yeast mating habits for the future of medicine

Researchers in the departments of electrical engineering and biochemistry collaborate to redesign yeast for multiple mating types, increasing the speed and efficiency of drug development.

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UW NNCI WNF celebrates completion of $37M remodel project

The NNCI Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the completion of the nearly six-year project, which included a robust remodel of the facilities.

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Researchers receive ASME JDSMC Kalman Best Paper Award

The authors received this top award for their research on electromechanical modeling for precise image capture.

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WNF supports the development of flexible 'skin' for robots

Researchers from the UW and UCLA used the Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) to develop a prosthetic skin for robots that has similar "feel" attributes as the human hand.

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