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Shwetak Patel wins MacArthur 'genius' award

Shwetak Patel, assistant professor of computer science and engineering and electrical engineering has been named one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows.

Patel, who explores how people and computers interact, is one of 22 people honored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The $500,000 no-strings-attached prizes are often referred to as the “genius” awards. Read the UW Today article: //

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