Funding is available through the National Robotics Initiative to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or cooperatively with, people. Innovative robotics research and applications emphasizing the realization of such co-robots acting in direct support of and in a symbiotic relationship with human partners. The next deadline for applications is January 21, 2014.
Elliot Saba, University of Washington electrical engineering graduate student, has been selected by the UW College of Engineering to receive the Baker Fellowship and the Boeing Fellowship for 2013-2014. Elliot is jointly supervised by CSNE-affiliated faculty members Drs. Les Atlas and KC Lee.
The William T. Grant Scholars program supports promising early-career researchers from diverse disciplines, who have demonstrated success in conducting high-quality research and are seeking to further develop and broaden their expertise.
The NIH invites applications for R01 awards to support Bioengineering Research Grants (BRGs) for basic and applied multi-disciplinary research that addresses important biological, bioengineering or medical research problems. The BRGs support multi-disciplinary research performed in a single laboratory or by a small number of investigators that applies an integrative, systems approach to develop knowledge and/or methods to prevent, detect, diagnose, or treat disease or to understand health and behavior.
Intel is excited to be announcing the 2013 rollout of the Early Career Faculty Honor Program. This is the second year Intel has offered this program. In 2012 Intel honored 11 faculty members in the US with awards. Intel’s Early Career Faculty Honor Program provides financial and networking support to those faculty members who are early in their careers and who show great promise as future academic leaders in disruptive computing technologies.
Congratulations to CSNE member Fred Rieke! Fred has been chosen as the recipient of the University of Washington 2013 Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award, which "recognizes a faculty member who excels at the intense, one-on-one mentoring that is the hallmark of graduate study". The award will be presented at the Awards of Excellence ceremony on Thursday, June 13, 2013.