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“Work on Home Sensors Targets Energy Efficiency”

PC World notes the selection of UW CSE’s Shwetak Patel as a Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow.

“Homeowners who want to know which electrical device in their house consumes the most energy will soon be able to find out due to the research of Shwetak Patel. The assistant professor from the University of Washington is one of this year’s recipients of Microsoft’s Research Faculty Fellowships …

“The Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship is not the first award marking Patel as an outstanding researcher in his field. In 2009 Technology Review magazine named him as one of the 35 most promising researchers under the age of 35, and he won the title “top innovator of the year” from Seattle Business Magazine in 2010.”

Read the article here.

August 30, 2011