UW Graduate School

Technology Innovation

The UW Master of Science in Technology Innovation (MSTI) program prepares the next generation of innovators in connected devices. Through courses in design thinking, technology development and entrepreneurship, students learn what it takes to deliver innovative connected device solutions in a culture of rapid prototyping, critique and iteration, and preparing to launch a new venture. MSTI students join a community of innovators and work with outstanding UW faculty who are pioneering connected device solutions, and students are mentored by top technologists and entrepreneurs from Seattle’s thriving tech scene.

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Degree(s)/Certificate(s) offered

Master of Science in Technology Innovation

Interdisciplinary group chair

Shwetak N. Patel, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Program director

  • Linda Wagner, Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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Interdisciplinary Faculty Group Membership

The following are the core/voting Graduate Faculty members of the interdisciplinary group.  For a complete list of faculty active in the program, see the program website.

  • Shwetak N. Patel, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Linda E. Wagner, Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Matt Reynolds, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Joshua R. Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Julie A. Kientz, Associate Professor, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering