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Tue, 04/06/2021 | University of Washington Magazine

As part of the QuantumX initiative, Jim Pfaendtner is collaborating with physicists, materials scientists, and electrical engineers to advance quantum computing and envision what problems it could be used to solve

Mon, 03/22/2021 | UW College of Engineering
Faculty and students explain why engineering students should add data science to their toolbox
Mon, 03/01/2021 | Chemical & Engineering News
Jenekhe's pioneering polymer work paved the way for commercial OLEDs
Tue, 02/23/2021

Undergraduates learned to code and tackled a real-world chemical production problem in first annual department hackathon

Mon, 02/22/2021 | UW Today
After 15 years in the role, she will return full time to the faculty, concentrate more on her research, and establish mentoring and DEI programs.
Wed, 02/10/2021 | UW News

Cell Mentor’s list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists includes seven from UW

Wed, 01/27/2021 | UW Department of Chemistry

Campbell is a professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of chemical engineering. His group pursues basic experimental research concerning environmental and energy-related catalysis, interfaces in solar cells and microelectronics, and array-based biochemical analyses.

Thu, 01/21/2021 | UW Department of Bioengineering

Ratner is a biomaterials pioneer and a proponent of technology commercialization

Tue, 01/19/2021 | UW News

A new approach uses lasers and molecular tethers to instruct cells how to grow on a scaffold in the correct configuration

Mon, 01/04/2021 | KNKX

ChemE Ph.D. student Erica Eggleton's work can help transit agencies that are looking to electrify their fleets

Thu, 12/10/2020

The Unit Operations and Surface & Colloid Science labs go remote

Thu, 12/10/2020

A glimpse into ChemE's year of reinvention, adapting to the pandemic

Thu, 12/03/2020

Ray Marzullo (B.S. '69) and Barry Lutz (Ph.D. '03) are honored for their contributions to industry and academia, respectively

Tue, 12/01/2020 | U.S. DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office

Hugh Hillhouse has received a U.S. DOE award to model perovskite solar cell performance through dark-field imaging and machine learning

Mon, 11/30/2020

ChemE welcomes two alumni back to the department

Wed, 10/28/2020 | Seattle Times

ChemE spinoff Membrion is developing a sprayable treatment for cloth masks that electrostatically adsorbs the coronavirus and could keep the wearer safer

Fri, 10/16/2020

Over two weeks in January, undergrads will complete a Python tutorial and team up to solve a chemical engineering problem with code

Thu, 10/15/2020

ChemE launches the Berg Endowed Fellowship

Mon, 10/12/2020

Advances in synthetic biology and biomaterials open up exciting prospects for distributed manufacturing of drugs, food products, and other commodities

Wed, 10/07/2020 | American Physical Society

Professor Sam Jenekhe is recognized for his influential work on semiconducting polymers for electronic and photovoltaic applications

Wed, 09/02/2020 | UW Mechanical Engineering

ChemE's Jonathan Posner is part of a team building portable boxes that decontaminate N95 masks

Thu, 08/27/2020 | UW Medicine

The Center for Dialysis Innovation earns a KidneyX award for a porous synthetic graft intended to make dialysis safer and more reliable

Wed, 08/05/2020 | UW Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute

ChemE professor James Carothers and adjunct professor Jesse Zalatan receive NSF award to develop a new type of SARS-CoV-2 antibody test

Tue, 06/23/2020 | UW News

Cooling lasers could revolutionize fields ranging from bio-imaging to quantum communication

Wed, 06/03/2020

Presenting beautiful, creative views of ChemE students' research