Institute of Technology

Institute of Technology

The Institute of Technology at the University of Washington, Tacoma, provides focus for the rapid development of high-technology academic programs which serve the needs of the state of Washington. Launched in 2001, the Institute has supported the community by building facilities, classrooms and labs. Through innovative partnerships with area companies, internships and funded research projects, Institute students gain real world experience to tackle the challenges of a continually evolving industry.

Recent Events

The Institute of Technology's Ka Yee Yeung-Rhee has a growing collaboration with medical personnel in Madigan Army Medical Center, using bioinformatics to look for genetic markers of disease potential. For more about her and her research please visit the UW Improve Medicine webpage.

Ka Yee Yeung-Rhee, Ph.D.

UW Tacoma's Dr. Ka Yee Yeung-Rhee, Ph.D, is working with Dr. Pamela Becker, a UW Medicine hematologist who specializes in blood cancer research. Dr. Yeung-Rhee, a big-data expert, is looking for statistical patterns in cancer patients’ genetic mutations and the drugs they respond to. Read more here.


Information Technology (IT) Alumni

IT Graduates from the classes of 2011-2015 came together to congratualte Dr. Yan Bai on receiving the 2016 UWT Distinguish Teaching Award.

Take a look at our Computer Engineering Senior Projects

Congratulations to the Institute of Technology Computer Engineering and Systems Class of 2016! Each year our CES seniors apply all that they have learned to their senior capstone projects. Click on the picture to view the video of some examples of the amazing work they have done.

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Greetings from Dr. Katti Interim Dean of the Institute

Welcome to the Institute of Technology at UW Tacoma.  Established in 2001, the Institute of Technology has a strong tradition of offering excellent programs while providing student support through small class sizes.  The class sizes in the Institute of Technology average around 30 students per course.  The diverse student body consists of approximately 600 undergraduates and 180 graduate students with a demographic makeup of that population at around 43% Caucasian, 57% Asian, Hispanic, African American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or American Indian.   Currently 17% of our students are women and 15% are underrepresented minorities. More>

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