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February 18, 2021
Ian Kretzler, a Ph.D. anthropology graduate, and Samson Jenekhe, professor of chemical engineering and chemistry, have been recently awarded honors.Featured on UW News 
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February 16, 2021
Ashleigh Theberge, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, and Jodi Young, an assistant professor in the School of Oceanography, have been named 2021 Sloan Fellows.Featured on UW News 
Ashleigh Theberge
February 16, 2021
Ashleigh Theberge has been selected as a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry. These two-year, $75,000 fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. The Theberge group studies chemical mechanisms underlying inflammation and disease. They develop analytical chemistry tools to advance medicine, including microfluidic... Read more
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February 10, 2021
Seven UW scientists were included on Cell Mentor's list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists, including postdoctoral chemistry fellow Tam’ra-Kay Francis and Assistant Professor of mathematics Bobby Wilson.Featured on UW News 
Alexandra Velian
February 9, 2021
Alexandra Velian has been named as one of 25 Cottrell Scholars by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement for the quality and innovation of her research program and her academic leadership skills. She will receive a $100,000 award to foster advancements in her research and educational accomplishments. For more information about the Award, read the press release. Assistant Professor Velian... Read more
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February 7, 2021
Some of Island County’s best-known climate activists are young, including members of the South Whidbey–based United Student Leaders. But in this retirement destination, where a quarter of the residents are over 65, there are plenty of elders who share the teenagers’ planetary worries. Richard Gammon, professor emeritus of chemistry at the UW, is quoted.Featured on Herald Net 
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February 4, 2021
This article highlights the Clean Energy Bridge to Research program, with special focus on Vanessa Zambrano, for whom the program helped kickstart her career.Featured on 
January 17, 2021
Tam’ra-Kay (TK) Francis, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry, is passionate about creating community. Through ongoing conversations with students of color about their experiences in STEM courses, Francis recognized a need for faculty and staff to become more equity-minded and better understand the importance of creating inclusive labs and classrooms. Francis is passionate about helping students succeed, and studies pedagogies and other interventions in higher education that... Read more
Charles Campbell
January 3, 2021
The Chinese Chemical Society grants membership as an Honorary Fellow only to the most distinguished chemists, and Charles Campbell is now one of sixty Honorary Fellows. Professor Campbell, who is the B. Seymour Rabinovitch Endowed Chair in Chemistry, was selected for this prestigious group at the recommendation of the Catalysis Commission of the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS),... Read more
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December 28, 2020
Washington Research Foundation Fellowships support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. Two of our students, Hannah Lea and Yennhi Vohoang , have been awarded 2020-2021 WRF Fellowships. Hannah is a junior at the University of Washington majoring... Read more