UW Engineering in the Media

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September 30th, 2014 | IT World

Hands-off! Gesture-based smartphone control is coming Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE, Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

September 29th, 2014 | IEEE Spectrum

Simple 3-D printed grip makes household robots a little more realistic Maya Cakmak, CSE

September 28th, 2014 | Fierce Wireless Tech

SideSwipe detects gestures based on disturbances to cell phone signals Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE, Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

September 26th, 2014 | MIT Technology Review

Radio waves offer cheap gesture detection on smartphones Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE, Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

September 25th, 2014 | KUOW

UW researcher helps search for better breast pump Beth Kolko, HCDE

September 24th, 2014 | KING5 News

The touchless phone: UW's smartphone of the future Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE, Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

September 23rd, 2014 | KING5 News

UW cell phone app to detect Jaundice in newborns

September 23rd, 2014 | CNET

RFID helps robots locate objects Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE

September 23rd, 2014 | Discovery Channel

Reflecting on gestures Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE, Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

September 22nd, 2014 | IEEE Spectrum

Robots use RFID to find and navigate to household objects Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE

September 22nd, 2014 | Gizmag

SideSwipe lets phones read hand gestures using reflected wireless signals Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE, Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

September 22nd, 2014 | The Seattle Times

How a homeless student found hope in the margins

September 19th, 2014 | GeekWire

UW researchers develop smartphone sensor that uses wireless transmissions to sense gestures Matt Reynolds, EE, CSE, Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

September 18th, 2014 | New Scientist

Temperature-driven clock sparks new kind of generator Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

September 18th, 2014 | The Seattle Times

Guest: How to avert the next Oso landslide disaster Joseph Wartman, CEE

September 18th, 2014 | The Seattle Times

From donors to research, state has key role in Ebola fight David Baker, BioE, ChemE

September 15th, 2014 | Gizmodo India

Believe it or not: Wave of your fingers can silence your smartphone Matt Reynolds, CSE, EE

September 15th, 2014 | BGR

"In-air" hand gestures to control smartphones Matt Reynolds, CSE, EE

September 12th, 2014 | Business Insider India

Jaundice in newborns will be detected by a smartphone app Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

September 11th, 2014 | My Northwest

Northern lights could dazzle Seattle sky this weekend John Sahr, EE

September 9th, 2014 | Everett Herald

Planned hillside houses cause concern over landslide risk Christina Bandaragoda, CEE

September 9th, 2014 | GeekWire

SNUPI raises fresh cash for home sensors that detect water leaks in homes Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

September 8th, 2014 | Crosscut

Fusion research: Should UW get more attention? Thomas Jarboe, A&A

September 4th, 2014 | Nanotechweb.org

2D-crystal jigsaw puzzle helps make high-quality heterojunction Xiaodong Xu, MSE

September 4th, 2014 | Nanowerk

New device harvests energy from natural fluctuations in temperature and pressure Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

September 4th, 2014 | Futurity

Sensor device grabs energy in odd places Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

September 4th, 2014 | WHYY Public Radio

Turning up the volume on a quiet world Jay Rubinstein, BioE