Faculty & Research

New Engineering Faculty 2017

This year UW Engineering has attracted 14 outstanding new faculty members to our departments. We are excited to have these distinguished professors join our community of innovators.

Corie L. CobbCorie L. Cobb »

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Research focus: advanced manufacturing, batteries and energy storage, mechanics of materials, computational design synthesis, stochastic optimization

Leah FindlaterLeah Findlater »

Department: Human Centered Design & Engineering

Research focus: mobile and wearable technologies, human-computer interfaces, machine-learning tools, accessibility

Jon FroehlichJon Froehlich »

Department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Research focus: human-computer interaction, persuasive technology, personal informatics, health behavior change

Kevin JamiesonKevin Jamieson »

Department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Research focus: active learning, optimization, high-dimensional statistics, machine learning

Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson »

Departments: Electrical Engineering

Research focus: power electronics, power systems and controls, power electronics inverters, microgrids, renewable energy systems

Ji-Eun KimJi-Eun Kim »

Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Research focus: human factors, neuroergonomics

Yin-Tat LeeYin-Tat Lee »

Department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Research focus: convex optimizations, convex geometry, spectral graph theory, online algorithms

Jennifer MankoffJennifer Mankoff »

Department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Research focus: human-computer interaction, fabrication, ubicomp, diversity, accessibility

Amy OrsbornAmy Orsborn »

Department: Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering

Research focus: brain-machine interfaces, motor-learning, operant conditioning of neural activity, multi-learner adaptive systems, motor control and sensorimotor integration, multi-scale and large scale recording technologies

Nadya PeekNadya Peek »

Department: Human Centered Design & Engineering

Research focus: digital fabrication, machine design, human-computer interaction, advanced manufacturing, controls

David SheanDavid Shean »

Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering

Research focus: glaciology, mountain snowpack evolution, glacial geology, remote sensing, geospatial analysis, near-surface geophysical investigations

Siddhartha SrinivasaSiddhartha "Sidd" Srinivasa »

Department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Research focus: human-robot interaction, physics-based manipulation, prediction modeling, machine-learning

Michael TaylorMichael Taylor »

Department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Research focus: computer architecture, VLSI, computer vision, ASIC Clouds, Bitcoin, dark silicon

Azadeh Yazdan-ShahmoradAzadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad »

Department: Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering

Research focus: neurorehabilitation, optogenetic stimulation, neural engineering