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September 4, 2020
Each year the Department of Chemistry acknowledges our top students in the Honors General Chemistry series, the Honors Organic Chemistry series, and the Physical Chemistry series. The P.C. Cross award for the top student in Physical Chemistry has been awarded to Cable Warren. The Hyp Dauben award for the top students in Honors Organic Chemistry has been awarded to Matt Helton, Zachariah Fincher, and Hayden Manninen. The Honors General Chemistry Achievement Award for the top students in... Read more
UW Chemistry
August 25, 2020
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenured appointment to start in September 2021. Outstanding candidates in all areas of chemistry and interdisciplinary fields involving chemistry will be considered for an appointment at the Associate or Full Professor rank with tenure. University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service.... Read more
UW Chemistry
August 25, 2020
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level to start in September 2021. Outstanding candidates in all areas of chemistry and interdisciplinary fields involving chemistry will be considered. University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service. Successful candidates will be... Read more
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August 25, 2020
Xiaosong Li, chemistry professor brings computational science to the virtual classroom during COVID-19.Featured on Clean Energy Institute 
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August 10, 2020
Nature’s Label is a start-up created by five enterprising college students — Sophie Ye, Khoi Ha, Siddhant Jain and Alyssa Mell from the UW and Arya Mathew from Seattle University.Featured on Seattle Refined 
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July 16, 2020
Sue Moore, a research scientist in the Department of Biology, and Christine Luscombe, professor of chemistry, were elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.Featured on UW News 
Munira Khalil
June 30, 2020
We are delighted to announce Professor Munira Khalil as the new chair of the Department of Chemistry, as of July 1, 2020. The College of Arts & Sciences identified Professor Khalil through a standard process, in which three senior faculty members—one from Chemistry and two from other Natural Sciences units—were charged with conducting a review and making a recommendation as to the best candidates for the role. The committee met with numerous Chemistry faculty and personnel during the winter... Read more
Georges Camille Motchoffo Simo
June 24, 2020
Congratulations to Georges Camille Motchoffo Simo, who has been named a Spence Scholar! “I was born in Ebolowa, Cameroon. I was raised by a single mother with two older brothers. I moved to the US at the age of 18, not knowing a word of English. My dream of all time is to become an MD/Ph.D. in Neurosurgery. I have been dreaming of becoming a researcher while working in the medical field for my very first day of middle school. I grew up thinking that college was not an option for me because of... Read more
Marium Raza
June 24, 2020
Congratulations to Marium Raza, who has been awarded the Thomas Sedlock Icon Scholarship! “Marium is a rising senior in the interdisciplinary honors program at the University of Washington, studying biochemistry and comparative history of ideas. Her personal experiences with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis motivated her to study the physiological mechanisms behind the pain she so often felt growing up. So, as a freshman she started working in the Gordon lab in the Department of Physiology and... Read more
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June 24, 2020
Congratulations to Priscilla Kwong and Catherine Pham, who have both been awarded Fulbright Scholarship Awards for the 2020-21 academic year!   Priscilla graduated from the UW in 2016. She will be traveling to Thailand to work as an English Teaching Assistant, and plans to attend graduate school for counseling.   Catherine graduated from the UW this spring. She will be traveling to Vietnam to work as English Teaching Assistant, and hopes to pursue a future career as a pediatrician. To read... Read more

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