Tue, 01/10/2023 | UW Chemical EngineeringIntroducing CSSAS 2.0
Center focused on bio-inspired materials synthesis enters new phase of research.
Wed, 12/21/2022Schoenholz takes third at SAMPE URS
The Ph.D. student's prizewinning paper described a new tool to improve efficiency in aerospace manufacturing.
Mon, 12/12/2022 | UW College of EngineeringPreparing tomorrow’s clean energy leaders
A multi-disciplinary course is training students across the scales of clean energy — from materials and devices to storage and power grid integration.
Thu, 11/17/2022 | UW NewsThree MSE faculty included on Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list
Guozhong Cao, Di Xiao and Xiaodong Xu were named on Clarivate’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers.
Tue, 11/08/2022Students share their first-generation college journeys
In honor of National First-Generation College Celebration Day, we asked a couple of MSE's current first-gen students about their experiences.
Thu, 10/27/2022Students present findings at Research & Industry Showcase
Twenty-two students representing 16 different research groups presented projects spanning everything from magnets and batteries to portable dialysis devices at the sixth annual MSE Research & Industry Showcase on October 17.
Thu, 09/22/2022 | UW Mechanical EngineeringPlanning for the next generation of composites
A meeting for the planned Center for Data-driven High-rate Composites Manufacturing brought together UW researchers, including MSE's Navid Zobeiry, and industry representatives to discuss the future of composites manufacturing.
Fri, 08/12/2022Richard Lee receives WRF Postdoctoral Fellowship
Postdoctoral fellow and recent Ph.D. grad Richard Lee has been awarded a Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to pursue his research on biosensors and bioelectric technologies.
Fri, 07/15/2022Two MSE faculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Jihui Yang and Xiaosong Li have been recognized for their outstanding record of scientific and technical achievement.
Thu, 07/14/2022 | Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryHow proteins form tooth enamel
Researchers at UW MSE and PNNL investigate how ribbon-shaped amelogenin proteins play a critical role in building tooth enamel at the molecular level, a process that is crucial for engineering bone and teeth.
Wed, 07/06/2022 | UW Population HealthMiqin Zhang receives pilot grant for diabetes research
MSE professor Miqin Zhang, along with ME faculty Mohammad Malakooti, will use the funding to develop a battery-free, wearable sweat sensor, integrated with a smartphone, that can continuously monitor pH and glucose levels and thus enable self-health monitoring for diabetic patients.
Thu, 06/23/2022Building literal bridges: How the UW SAMPE team survived a pandemic and persevered
The pandemic nearly forced the student chapter of SAMPE at UW to disband. Team leadership share their story of perseverance, resourcefulness and ultimately, success.
Fri, 05/27/2022 | UW College of EngineeringDean's Medal for Academic Excellence
MSE senior Taylor Juenke has been recognized by the UW Engineering dean for her academic achievements.
Mon, 05/16/2022Di Xiao receives FACET award
MSE professor Di Xiao received a FACET award recognizing his positive influence on students’ academic and professional development.
Tue, 04/26/2022 | Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryFinding additional ways that proteins rotate
Materials scientists, including Research Assistant Professor Shuai Zhang, are taking inspiration from biological materials like bones, teeth and seashells to create a new generation of advanced materials made from proteins and minerals. This research was highlighted in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science's CommUnique newsletter.
Thu, 04/21/2022 | UW NewsQ&A: Making Earth-friendly electronics
In honor of Earth Day, UW News conducted a Q&A with three University of Washington faculty members, including MSE's Eleftheria Roumeli, who are researching innovative methods to design and manufacture sustainable electronics.
Wed, 04/20/2022 | UW NewsLasers trigger magnetism in atomically thin quantum materials
MSE professor Xiaodong Xu and a team of researchers have discovered that light — in the form of a laser — can trigger a form of magnetism in a normally nonmagnetic material.
Mon, 03/21/2022 | Molecular Engineering & Sciences InstituteNovel nanoparticle shows promise for treating breast cancer
MSE Professor Miqin Zhang and her lab team in NanoES have developed a targeted nanoparticle that kills cancer cells by simultaneously delivering chemotherapeutic drugs and activating the immune system
Wed, 03/09/2022 | C5: NewsMatthew Yankowitz receives the 2022 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize
Matthew Yankowitz, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, is awarded the IUPAP Young Scientist Prize for his transformative contributions to the field of moiré quantum materials.
Wed, 11/24/2021 | UW NewsSeven MSE-affiliated experts included on Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list
Guozhong Cao, Alex K.Y. Jen, Jun Liu, Yang-Kook Sun, Di Xiao, Jie Xiao and Xiaodong Xu were named on Clarivate’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers.
Thu, 11/04/2021 | UW Clean Energy InstituteElevating battery standards for the skies
Robert Masse, co-founder and CEO of Astrolabe Analytics and Ph.D. candidate in Materials Science & Engineering and UW Clean Energy Institute Graduate Fellow, wins U.S. Air Force SBIR grant to accelerate battery innovation for electric aviation.
Tue, 10/19/2021 | Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic MaterialsJournal honors Prof. Krishnan's contributions to magnetic materials
The Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials recognizes Prof. Krishnan’s contributions in microstructure, nanoscience, and applications in information technologies & biomedicine.
Mon, 10/11/2021 | College of EngineeringTiny structures, big impact
Miqin Zhang is working to improve cancer treatment with nanoparticles made from the same material found in crustacean shells.
Tue, 10/05/2021Engineering excellence for the public good
The College of Engineering's strategic plan focuses on four key areas: creating a healthier and more just world through our work; embracing the power of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); translating innovation into impact; and investing strategically in our future.
Thu, 09/30/2021 | UW NewsSpotlight: Shawn Swanson pursues medical innovations through social entrepreneurship
Shawn Swanson - MSE alum, Engineering Innovation in Health all star, MedsForAll founder and Population Health Social Entrepreneurship Fellow - is profiled by the UW Population Health Initiative.