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Portrait of Yuting Zeng
November 5, 2021
Yuting Zeng, a graduate student in Assistant Professor Ashleigh Theberge’s group, was accepted into the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney STARS program. The ASN Kidney STARS program stimulates interest in nephrology careers by providing tailored events and networking opportunities for medical students, residents, and graduate students with an interest in nephrology who have not yet committed to applying to a... Read more
Anne McCoy
October 14, 2021
The American Chemical Society announced that they will present the Francis P. Garvan–John M. Olin Medal for distinguished service to chemistry to Anne McCoy, Natt-Lingafelter Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington, at their national meeting in San Diego in March 2022.... Read more
Xiaosong Li stands near a stone pillar at the entrance to Bagley Hall
October 13, 2021
Professor Xiaosong Li was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society. Professor Li was nominated by the Division of Chemical Physics “for seminal contributions to the development and application of time-dependent quantum theory and relativistic electronic structure theory.” Newly elected APS Fellows number no more than one-half of one percent of Society membership and election is considered a distinct honor because the evaluation process, conducted by the Fellowship... Read more
A group of faculty stand in the end zone waving to the fans as they are applauded for Distinguished Teaching Awards
September 27, 2021
At the Huskies Football game on September 25, 2021, recipients of the UW Distinguished Teaching Award including Professor Xiaosong Li (2020) and Associate Teaching Professor Andrea Carroll (2021) were invited onto the field to be introduced and recognized during halftime!... Read more
Big W on Rainier Vista
September 10, 2021
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 2022. Outstanding candidates in all areas of chemistry and interdisciplinary fields involving chemistry will be considered. Candidates in areas of physical and analytical chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. University of Washington... Read more
David Ginger at the sample preparation laboratory for atomic force microscopy in the UW’s Molecular Engineering and Sciences Building.
September 9, 2021
The National Science Foundation announced on Sept. 9 it will fund a new endeavor to bring atomic-level precision to the devices and technologies that underpin much of modern life, and will transform fields like information technology in the decades to come. The five-year, $25 million Science and Technology Center grant will found the ... Read more
Crews from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, headed by Matt Eberlein, work on a prescribed burn of underbrush on state land in North Eastern Washington.
September 8, 2021
Two studies being conducted by Assistant Professor Ashleigh Theberge and her research group are featured in this story by Tasso, Inc explaining the use of at-home blood collection devices.Featured on Tasso, Inc
UW MEM-C logo
September 3, 2021
UW will work with UCF and UHawai'i over the next three years to build STEM career pathways for underserved Hispanic, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students. Faculty and students with the Molecular Engineering Materials Center (MEM-C) at the UW are looking forward to hosting visitors from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UHawai'i) in the next three years as part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Partnership for Research and Education in... Read more
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August 24, 2021
Daniel Schwartz, professor of chemical engineering at the UW and director of the UW Clean Energy Institute, is the author of this article explaining the process of developing greener technologies and the support that is needed. He mentions BlueDot Photonics, a UW spinoff from the Department of Chemistry working to commercialize perovskite materials for solar applications. Jared Silvia, who graduated from the University of Washington in 2005 with degrees in chemistry and biochemistry is the CEO... Read more
Munira Khalil
August 23, 2021
Dear Friend of Chemistry,With my first year as chair completed, it is my pleasure to greet you in the first issue of our UW Chemistry Magazine. I hope this provides you with a look into the past year of our department—both from the bird’s eye view with our annual report of degrees awarded, fellowships, and honors, and from an insider’s perspective through... Read more