UW Engineering in the Media

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August 28th, 2014 | Gizmodo

App turns your phone's camera into a jaundice-detecting pediatrician Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

August 28th, 2014 | Futurity

Photo app screens babies for jaundice Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

August 28th, 2014 | Engadget

Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE

August 27th, 2014 | Laser Focus World

Thinnest-possible heterostructures created for next generation of LEDs, laser diodes Xiaodong Xu, MSE

August 27th, 2014 | The New York Times

Looking to the future of data science Ed Lazowska, CSE

August 27th, 2014 | CleanTechnica

New 2-D semiconductor junction gives graphene a run for the money Xiaodong Xu, MSE

August 26th, 2014 | Nanotechnology Now

Scientists craft atomically seamless, thinnest-possible semiconductor junctions Xiaodong Xu, MSE

August 26th, 2014 | KOMO News

University of Washington taps gamers to tackle Ebola David Baker, BioE

August 25th, 2014 | The Seattle Times

Gamers helping UW in Ebola research Zoran Popović, CSE

August 22nd, 2014 | IEEE Spectrum

GPS network weighs drought in the U.S. West Dennis Lettenmaier, CEE

August 20th, 2014 | The Atlantic

A secret code in Google Translate? Pedro Domingos, CSE

August 19th, 2014 | News Medical

New program for OneBusAway app makes buses more user-friendly for blind riders Alan Borning, CSE

August 17th, 2014 | The New York Times

For big-data scientists, ‘janitor work’ is key hurdle to insights Jeffrey Heer, CSE

August 15th, 2014 | Washington Post

The ‘tampon’ that could prevent HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 15th, 2014 | Tech Crunch

Why Seattle is not like Silicon Valley

August 14th, 2014 | NPR

How a dissolvable 'tampon' could one day help women stop HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 14th, 2014 | Oregon Public Broadcasting

How a dissolvable 'tampon' could one day help women stop HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 14th, 2014 | Inside Science

Turn your smartphone into a science lab

August 13th, 2014 | IEEE Spectrum

WiFi Backscatter: The Internet of Things could talk by turning reflective Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 13th, 2014 | Fierce Drug Delivery

Medicated electrospun fabric offers alternative delivery method for HIV-preventing drugs Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 13th, 2014 | Gizmag

Dissolving tampon could offer fast-acting HIV protection Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 13th, 2014 | Science

Why hasn't this asteroid disintegrated? Keith Holsapple, A&A

August 12th, 2014 | Salon

New dissolving “tampons” could protect women against HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 12th, 2014 | Seattle Weekly

UW researchers created a quick dissolving, HIV fighting tampon Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 12th, 2014 | GCN

Cutting the cord: Using ambient Wi-Fi for power and communications Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 11th, 2014 | Information Week

Internet of Things: Batteries not required Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 11th, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

What if your smartphone didn't even need a battery? Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 11th, 2014 | EE Times

Internet of Things: Batteries not required Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE