Thu, 01/25/2024 | UW Clean Energy InstituteCEI announces Collaborative Seed Grants
MSE researchers hope to develop ultra-efficient energy production and storage with advancements in quantum computing.
Wed, 01/24/2024 | UW Mechanical EngineeringAdvancing clean manufacturing research
MSE's Eleftheria Roumeli and Jun Liu are part of an interdisciplinary team looking to manufacture improved materials for electric vehicle batteries.
Tue, 12/12/2023Jun Liu elected to NAI Fellow
This honor recognizes researchers who translate academic research into commercial technologies that benefit society.
Fri, 12/08/2023 | UW Population HealthEleftheria Roumeli awarded pilot grant for climate change project
Roumeli and Tomás Méndez Echenagucia, assistant professor of architecture, will investigate the development of modular blocks made of sustainable biomaterials that can be used for sound insulation.
Mon, 12/04/2023 | UW NewsFour MSE faculty included on Highly Cited Researchers 2023 list
Guozhong Cao, Charles Marcus, Di Xiao and Xiaodong Xu were named on Clarivate’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers.
Fri, 12/01/2023Kannan Krishnan honored with TMS educator award
The Julia & Johannes Weertman Educator Award recognizes Krishnan's outstanding contributions to education in materials engineering.
Mon, 11/06/2023 | UW College of EngineeringAddressing the climate crisis
Learn how the UW Engineering community is taking action through research, teaching and collaboration.
Wed, 11/01/2023Batteries and baklava
Two MSE students furthered their understanding of nanoindentation during a summer program in Greece.
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.