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.
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.
Fri, 09/10/2021 | UW MedicineMSE innovation at the core of award-winning artificial kidney prototype
Professor Bruce Hinds' lab developed the photoelectrochemical system that is integral to the new technology.
Tue, 09/07/2021Expanding STEM pathways via materials research
The Molecular Engineering Materials Center is part of a three-year, NSF-funded partnership to build STEM career pathways for underserved Hispanic, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students.
Wed, 08/04/2021Matthew Yankowitz wins NSF CAREER Award
Matthew Yankowitz, an assistant professor in the departments of Physics and MSE, has been honored with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Wed, 06/30/2021 | Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryHarvesting light like nature does
Affiliate professor James De Yoreo and Research assistant Professor Shuai Zhang are part of a research team who are creating a novel material capable of capturing light energy.
Tue, 06/29/2021Professor Di Xiao joins MSE faculty
Professor Di Xiao, a renowned theorist in the field of quantum materials, will be joining our faculty in September 2021.
Wed, 06/16/2021Celebrating ADVANCE and engineering equity
Christine Luscombe, associate professor of MSE, speaks on the importance of programming that promotes the advancement of women faculty.
Wed, 06/16/2021 | College of EngineeringBoeing-Roundhill Professor Lilo Pozzo named interim chair of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering
"Lilo’s dedication to leadership and service, as well as her collaborations with MSE faculty to accelerate the pace of materials discovery, make her uniquely qualified for this role."
Fri, 06/11/2021Barnard awarded Royalty Research Fund
Arthur Barnard, joint professor of MSE and physics, is researching a 2-axis shear cell for probing emergent states in quantum materials.
Wed, 06/09/2021 | College of EngineeringGuozhong Cao honored with faculty award
The College of Engineering Awards recognized Cao's research contributions to the field of inorganic nanomaterials.
Thu, 04/29/2021 | Department of Mechanical EngineeringHow Washington became a global epicenter for advanced carbon fiber
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 EngineeringMSE student-led project wins in the 2021 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge
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 EngineeringUnlocking data for engineers
Professor Jihui Yang discusses the industry demand for data-smart engineers.
Sun, 03/21/2021 | Materials Research SocietyPh.D. student Guomin Zhu wins MRS Graduate Student Gold Award
MSE Ph.D. student Guomin Zhu wins Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Award.
Thu, 03/11/2021 | Department of Materials Science and EngineeringYankowitz wins LOR Science Prize
Matthew Yankowitz, assistant professor of MSE and physics, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Lee Osheroff Richardson (LOR) Science Prize.