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Shwetak Patel wins Georgia Tech GVU 20th Anniversary Impact Award

Shwetak Patel – UW professor of CSE and EE, and Georgia Tech alumnus – was honored this week with an “Impact Award” commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Georgia Tech’s Graphics, Visualization, and Usability Center.

“Shwetak Patel … has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington since 2008, where he … holds a dual appointment in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering, and he studies everything from low-power sensors to novel interaction techniques.  In 2011, Patel was recognized for is work by the MacArthur Foundation – the so-called ‘genius grant.'”

Read the full citation here.

Congratulations Shwetak!