Sensor Systems Laboratory

Inventing new technology for sensing, robotics, wireless power, and medical devices

Joshua R. Smith, PhD
Director, Amazon Science Hub
Milton and Delia Zeutschel Professor
Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Washington


June 27, 2024 - Shanti wins ECE Chair's award and Kedi wins ECE Outstanding TA award...congrats! More here

June 21, 2023 - New Nature pub "Magnetic Field Coupling with Lunar Soil Simulants" [Nature Scientific Reports] [pdf]

November 1, 2022 - New PNAS pub "Communication by Modulated Johnson Noise" [PNAS] [Arxiv]

September 2022 - Zerina to start as Asst. Prof. EE at Stanford in Fall 2023! Huge congratulations.

June 21, 2022 - Zerina successfuly defended her PhD dissertation! Congratulations Zerina!

May 20, 2022  -  Patrick successfuly defended his PhD dissertation! Congratulations Patrick!

March 14, 2022  -  Mohamad successfuly defended his PhD dissertation! Congratulations Mohamad!

February 9, 2022  -  Josh will be the inaugural director of the new UW-Amazon Science Hub!  Learn more

December 7, 2021 - Josh elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors. Learn more

December 10, 2020 - Josh and Nadya receive NSF award to develop open srouce customizable robotics for scientists and laboratory automation Learn more

May 12, 2020 - Zerina Kapetanovic receives the Microsoft Research Disseration Grant! Congratulations Zerina!

December 13, 2019 - Josh honored as IEEE fellow! Contratulations Josh!!