Faculty & Research

Faculty Snapshot

Faculty Snapshot

  • 23 tenure track faculty (18 FTE), 2 research track faculty, 1 full-time lecturer
    - 14 Professors (5 joint)
    - 6 Associate Professors (1 joint)
    - 5 Assistant Professors
    - 1 Full-Time Lecturer

  • 14 endowed positions

  • 9 Adjunct Professors with the School for Forest Resources and the departments of Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Biological Structure, Chemistry, Materials Science & Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. 

  • 18 Affiliate Professors who are expert practicing engineers in industry and other academic institutions.  

  • Approximately 25 post-doctoral research associates

 

Faculty Honors 

  • 5 National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Members: Bruce Finlayson, Allan Hoffman, Buddy Ratner, Bud Homsy, Albert Babb (deceased) 

  • 1 National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Member: Mary Lidstrom 

  • 5 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows: François Baneyx, Samson Jenekhe, Mary Lidstrom, Buddy Ratner, Charles Sleicher

  • 5 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellows: François Baneyx, David Castner, Allan Hoffman, Shaoyi Jiang, Buddy Ratner 

  • 4 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Fellows: John Berg, Bruce Finlayson, Shaoyi Jiang, Charles Sleicher

  • 2 American Academy of Microbiology Fellows: François Baneyx, Mary Lidstrom 

  • 1 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow: Buddy Ratner 

  • 1 Electrochemical Society Fellow: Dan Schwartz

  • 1 American Physical Society Fellow: Sam Jenekhe 

  • 1 UK Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow: Sam Jenekhe 

  • 9 Washington State Academy of Science Members: François Baneyx, David Castner, Bruce Finlayson, Allan Hoffman, Samson Jenekhe, Shaoyi Jiang, Mary Lidstrom, Buddy Ratner, Dan Schwartz

  • UW Clean Energy Institute Founding Director: Dan Schwartz 

 

Recent Faculty Awards

  • 2015 Electrochemical Society Electrodeposition Division Research Award (Schwartz) 

  • 2015 The Jaconette L. Tietze Young Scientist Award (DeForest)

  • 2015 Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award (Schwartz)

  • 2015 ACS Langmuir Lecturer (Ratner)

  • 2015 Forbes "30 under 30" in Science and Medicine (Nance)

  • 2014 Riviere Prize, United Kingdom Surface Analysis Forum (Castner)

  • 2014 DOE Sunshot Award (Hillhouse)

  • 2014 "20 under 40", American Society of Engineering Education (Pfaendtner)

  • 2014 Burroughs Wellcome Career Award (Nance) 

  • 2014 UW 50-Year Anniversary (Berg)

  • 2014 AIChE Stine Award (Jenekhe)

  • 2014 Lifetime Inventor & Innovator Award, UW School of Medicine (Ratner) 

  • 2014 UW Presidential Innovation Award (Carothers)

  • 2014 Junior Faculty Innovator Award, UW College of Engineering (Pfaendtner)

  • 2013 Sloan Research Fellow (Carothers)

  • 2013 DOE Early Career Award (Pozzo) 

  • 2013 UW Distinguished Teaching Award (Pfaendtner)

  • 2013 UW Outstanding Research Mentor Award (Pozzo) 

  • 2013 ACS OpenEye Junior Faculty Award (Pfaendtner) 

  • 2013 Innovator in Research Award, UW College of Engineering (Jenekhe)

  • 2012 UW Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow (Jiang)

  • 2012 Innovator in Research Award, UW College of Engineering (Jiang)

  • 2012 Innovator in Teaching and Learning, UW College of Engineering (Overney)

  • 2012 National Science Foundation Career Award (Pfaendtner)