Thu, 09/21/2023A game-changer for stem cell development
A material found in the outer skeletons of shellfish may be the key to increasing the supply of clinical-grade stem cells used in regenerative medicine.
Fri, 09/08/2023 | Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryEastern WA National Lab Interns Contribute to Energy, Security, Scientific Discovery
MSE senior Andrew Tong spent his summer interning at PNNL, designing and testing a device that helps determine how well different metals retain their strength after being embedded with hydrogen.
Wed, 08/30/2023Gironda awarded renewable energy scholarship
He was recognized by the Renewable Energy Scholarship Foundation for his work investigating materials for nuclear waste disposal.
Thu, 07/20/2023 | Department of Energy's Office of ScienceXiaodong Xu: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
In this feature from the DOE Office of Science, Xu reflects on his 2012 Early Career Award to investigate emerging quantum materials and how it propelled him to the groundbreaking research he's working on today.
Wed, 07/19/2023 | UW NewsResearchers put a new twist on graphite
A team led by MSE's Matthew Yankowitz reports that it is possible to imbue graphite — the bulk, 3D material found in No. 2 pencils — with physical properties similar to graphite’s 2D counterpart, graphene.
Tue, 07/11/2023 | UW NewsUW-developed dental lozenge could provide permanent treatment for tooth sensitivity
A special peptide rebuilds a tooth's worn down enamel, and can be integrated into nearly any type of oral health product.
Mon, 07/10/2023 | UW NewsNew biodegradable plastics are compostable in your backyard
A team of researchers led by Eleftheria Roumeli has developed new bioplastics that degrade on the same timescale as a banana peel in a backyard compost bin.
Thu, 07/06/2023First Nations students rocket to success
An interdisciplinary team of UW students launched rockets and connected with their Indigenous roots at the First Nations Launch competition.
Tue, 06/27/2023 | UW NewsResearchers make a quantum computing leap with a magnetic twist
A team led by MSE professsor Xiaodong Xu has announced a significant advancement in developing fault-tolerant qubits for quantum computing.
Mon, 05/22/2023 | UW Mechanical EngineeringA tiny break into toughness
Researchers turn to nature to investigate how nanomaterials and nanostructure makes materials more resistant to breaking.
Mon, 05/15/2023 | UW College of EngineeringWhy quantum matters
UW Engineering leaders share their thoughts on the potential of quantum research and why it’s important now
Mon, 04/24/2023 | UW Husky 100Gillian Pereira named to Husky 100
Congratulations to MSE master's student Gillian Pereira for making the Husky 100, which recognizes 100 students making the most of their time at the UW.
Wed, 04/19/2023Adjorlolo named 2023 Diamond Award Honoree
The MSE alumnus will receive the award in the Translating Innovation into Impact category for his contributions to environmental sustainability in commercial aviation.
Fri, 03/24/2023Juan Carlos Idrobo elevated to MSA Fellow
The honor recognizes his significant contributions to the advancement of the field of microscopy and microanalysis.
Thu, 03/23/2023 | UW MagazineDig deeper and you’ll find Materials Science department’s mining history
The College of Mines, established in the late 1800s, was the forerunner of what turned into UW Materials Science & Engineering.
Mon, 03/13/2023Di Xiao named chair of Materials Science & Engineering
The professor — who holds joint positions in materials science and engineering, physics and at PNNL — will begin his appointment on March 16.
Wed, 03/01/2023Asking quantum questions
Charles Marcus, renowned researcher in the field of quantum computing, to join UW MSE.
Tue, 02/21/2023Governor Inslee visits UW Materials Science & Engineering
Gov. Jay Inslee visited UW MSE on Feb. 20 to hear about our work on green alternatives to concrete.
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.