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M.S. in Applied Chemical Science and Technology (MSACST)

MSACST Program News

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October 17, 2022
Congratulations to Anika McManamen, MSACST class of 2022! Her thesis, “Capillary flow characterization and application in saliva sampling” from her work with Professor Ashleigh Theberge's group, has been chosen to receive the University of Washington Graduate School’s 2022 Distinguished Thesis Award (category: Mathematics; Physical Sciences and Engineering). She will receive an honorarium of $1,000 and will be publicly recognized by the Graduate School! Anika is now starting her PhD at Columbia... Read more
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October 12, 2022
What will our recent graduates be doing when they leave the UW? We look forward to expanding this page quarter by quarter! Content will be added on this page as students graduate, so check back periodically! Last update: 3/17/2023 Progyateg Chakma, Ph.D. is going to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for a position as a postdoctoral research associate. Progyateg conducted postdoctoral training with Prof. Matt Golder from August 2020 through January 2023. Peter... Read more
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September 12, 2022
Jump to MSACST Degrees DOCTORAL DEGREES AWARDED Summer 2021, Autumn 2021, Winter 2022, and Spring 2022 Todd Johnathan Anderson, PhD Chemistry New Microfabricated Tools for Electrochemical Imaging and Sensing (Professor Bo Zhang) Ryan Beck, PhD Chemistry Examination of Defect-Induced Properties in Nanomaterial Systems (Professor Xiaosong Li) Janna Leala Berman, PhD Chemistry New... Read more
Riley Rogan
December 20, 2021
As Riley Rogan completed his bachelor’s in chemistry in spring 2020, COVID-19 began to send the world into lockdown. With the future uncertain and career opportunities limited, he examined his options. “I decided to do a one-year master’s program and pick up more education while this pandemic unfolded,” Riley said. He enrolled in the UW Master of Science in Applied Chemical Science & Technology program to further explore his passion for analytical chemistry and become more competitive in... Read more
Selorm Tamakloe
December 8, 2021
Selorm Tamakloe grew up in Ghana with plans to become a pediatrician. While completing her bachelor’s in biochemistry and dance, she decided to get a taste of graduate school before applying to medical school. She was intrigued by the UW Master of Science in Applied Chemical Science & Technology. “I wanted to challenge myself,” said Selorm. “The master’s program was a way to learn more about the sciences, expand my skill set and prove to myself and to medical school that I can handle... Read more