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.
MSE's Luscombe and Roumeli have been awarded 2020 JCDREAM Seed Grants for projects covering earth-abundant materials science.
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.
MSE research assistant professor Shuai Zhang was recognized for his submission to the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) Image Contest 2020.
In a paper published in Nature Physics, MSE researchers report that carefully constructed stacks of graphene can exhibit highly correlated electron properties.
Xiaodong Xu has won two prestigious honors from the American Physical Society and the Optical Society.
Professor Christine Luscombe has been named interim chair of the Materials Science and Engineering Department.
MSE's Ting Cao brings computational science to the virtual classroom during COVID-19.
Affiliate professor James De Yoreo has been named a 2020 “Distinguished Scientist Fellow” by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science
MSE professor Christine Luscombe has been elected a member of the Washington State Academy of Sciences for her scientific and technical achievements.
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.
MSE researchers have demonstrated solid-state laser refrigeration of nanoscale sensors.
Grad student Samantha Phan, a researcher with Professor Christine Luscombe's group, was named to the 2020 Husky 100.
MSE's outstanding labs manager, Tatyana Galenko, was recognized with a 2020 FACET Award.
MSE student's start up wins a prize in the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge.
The abundance of tiny microplastic contaminants in Pacific oysters is much lower than previously thought.
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.
The College of Engineering has pulled together resources to help our community navigate changes to learning, teaching and working.
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.
Professors Liu, Yang work with Nobel laureates to build a better battery for electric vehicles.
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.
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.
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.