News & Events


Tue, 11/24/2020 | UW News

The annual Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate includes several MSE faculty: Guozhong Cao, Alex K. Y. Jen, Jun Liu, Yang-Kook Sun, and Xiaodong Xu.

Wed, 11/18/2020 | JCDREAM

MSE's Luscombe and Roumeli have been awarded 2020 JCDREAM Seed Grants for projects covering earth-abundant materials science.

Thu, 11/05/2020 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Research by Shuai Zhang demonstrates that changing the environment of proteins directs their assembly into different types of larger structures.
Mon, 11/02/2020 | UW News

A research team led by MSE's Miqin Zhang has created a nanoparticle-based drug delivery system that can ferry a potent anti-cancer drug through the bloodstream safely.

Mon, 10/26/2020

MSE research assistant professor Shuai Zhang was recognized for his submission to the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) Image Contest 2020. 

Tue, 10/13/2020 | UW News

In a paper published in Nature Physics, MSE researchers report that carefully constructed stacks of graphene can exhibit highly correlated electron properties. 

Thu, 10/08/2020 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Xiaodong Xu has won two prestigious honors from the American Physical Society and the Optical Society.

Fri, 09/04/2020 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Professor Christine Luscombe has been named interim chair of the Materials Science and Engineering Department. 

Tue, 08/25/2020 | Clean Energy Institute

MSE's Ting Cao brings computational science to the virtual classroom during COVID-19.

Thu, 07/23/2020 | Clean Energy Institute

Affiliate professor James De Yoreo has been named a 2020 “Distinguished Scientist Fellow” by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science

Thu, 07/16/2020

MSE professor Christine Luscombe has been elected a member of the Washington State Academy of Sciences for her scientific and technical achievements.

Thu, 07/09/2020 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MSE's Matthew Yankowitz has received the Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award from the Army Research Office. The award will support Matt’s research developing new experimental techniques to control the properties of van der Waals (vdW) heterostructures using high pressure.

Tue, 06/23/2020 | UW News

MSE researchers have demonstrated solid-state laser refrigeration of nanoscale sensors. 

Mon, 06/01/2020

Grad student Samantha Phan, a researcher with Professor Christine Luscombe's group, was named to the 2020 Husky 100.

Fri, 05/22/2020 | College of Engineering
Through strategic partnerships and the QuantumX initiative, the UW aims itself to be a leader in the coming quantum age.
Thu, 05/07/2020 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MSE's outstanding labs manager, Tatyana Galenko, was recognized with a 2020 FACET Award. 

Fri, 05/01/2020 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MSE student's start up wins a prize in the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge.

Fri, 05/01/2020 | UW News

The abundance of tiny microplastic contaminants in Pacific oysters is much lower than previously thought.

Tue, 04/28/2020 | Comotion

An innovative device in development by MSE researchers will use UV and IR light to help minimize the spread of disease by disinfecting common surfaces.

Mon, 04/06/2020

The College of Engineering has pulled together resources to help our community navigate changes to learning, teaching and working.

Thu, 03/19/2020 | Nature

Professor Bruce Hinds' lab, working with the UW Center for Dialysis Innovation, has invented a system to regenerate the cleaning water in dialysis using nanowires of photocatalyst.

Wed, 02/05/2020 | Clean Energy Institute

Professors Liu, Yang work with Nobel laureates to build a better battery for electric vehicles.

Wed, 01/08/2020 | Materials Science & Engineering

MSE congratulates Dylan Faherty (B.S. ’17) for winning the Trailblazer award from the NASA Spaceflight Awareness Directorate, an arm of NASA dedicated to outreach and recognition for support of manned spaceflight activities. 

Fri, 12/20/2019 | CEI News

Four MSE faculty members are among the most influential researchers in the world, according to the annual Highly Cited Researchers list published by the Web of Science Group.

Wed, 11/20/2019 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MSE is proud to announce that Assistant Professor Matthew Yankowitz was a finalist for the Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists. Yankowitz was recognized for his groundbreaking experimental work with a new class of two-dimensional materials known as van der Waal (vdW) materials.