News & Events


Thu, 04/29/2021 | Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant professor Navid Zobeiry discusses advances in carbon fiber materials, one of the key enabling technologies of the 21st century.

Wed, 04/07/2021 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Nascent Diagnostics, led by UW materials science and engineering students competed in the 2021 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge and won the $10,000 Herbert B. Jones Foundation Second Place Prize.

Wed, 03/31/2021 | College of Engineering

Professor Jihui Yang discusses the industry demand for data-smart engineers.


Sun, 03/21/2021 | Materials Research Society

MSE Ph.D. student Guomin Zhu wins Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Award.

Thu, 03/11/2021 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Matthew Yankowitz, assistant professor of MSE and physics, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Lee Osheroff Richardson (LOR) Science Prize.

Wed, 03/03/2021 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

A team that includes MSE researchers discovered a new route to forming complex crystals.

Wed, 02/24/2021 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Kannan M. Krishnan published his paper "Configurable Artificial Spin Ice with Site-Specific Local Magnetic Fields" in Physical Review Letters.

Tue, 02/16/2021 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

The Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials has announced a Special Issue Festschrift for Professor Kannan Krishnan entitled “Mesoscopic magnetic materials and their application in information technology & biomedicine.”

Thu, 01/21/2021 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Assistant professor Eleftheria Roumeli and research assistant professor Shuai Zhang have been awarded UW’s Royal Research Award (RRF). 

Tue, 01/12/2021 | Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MSE welcomes Sean Krewson to the department. As lab technician, Sean manages the MSE machine shop and composite lab.

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.