Wed, 10/25/2023 | https://www.cheme.washington.edu/news/article/2023-10-25/making-bacteria-work-smarterMaking bacteria work smarter
Chemical engineers are harnessing genetic engineering tools to rewire biological systems.
Mon, 10/16/2023 | UW College of EngineeringShowcasing student research
Wed, 10/11/2023Illuminating new depths of biomedical treatments
By using colored light, UW researchers can now manipulate biomaterials deeper inside native tissue than ever before.
Mon, 09/25/2023Acid, ions and industry experience
The UW College of Engineering’s Industry Capstone Program brings engineering seniors and industry partners together.
Thu, 09/07/2023Meet our new faculty
Zachary Sherman has joined ChemE as assistant professor.
Mon, 07/03/2023 | UW Magazine2023 Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award
John C. Berg, a beloved professor of chemical engineering, receives this year's honor.
Tue, 06/13/2023 | AIChENance is Named Editor-in-Chief of Bioengineering & Translational Medicine Journal
ChemE associate Professor Elizabeth Nance has been selected as the new editor-in-chief of Bioengineering & Translational Medicine Journal
Thu, 05/25/2023 | UW NewsUW's Clean Energy Testbeds integral to Washington's clean energy future
UW Clean Energy Institute Director and Boeing-Sutter Professor of Chemical Engineering Daniel Schwartz is part of the team leading Washington's clean energy revolution.
Tue, 05/16/2023 | UW College of EngineeringJames Carothers to serve as interim chair of Chemical Engineering
Associate Professor James Carothers has been appointed interim chair of the department of Chemical Engineering
Thu, 02/09/2023 | AIChE's CEP MagazineEffective DEI practices for chemical engineering departments
UW ChemE's holistic approach was highlighted at a national conference for academic leaders developing best practices for equity and inclusion
Mon, 01/30/2023 | UW College of EngineeringUW COE a national leader in inclusive excellence
The College of Engineering has been recognized as a leader in inclusive excellence by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
Wed, 12/07/2022WChE 6th Annual Industry Event
Department alumni shared with current students valuable insights into preparing for and navigating the many career paths available to ChemE’s
Mon, 12/05/2022Champions of Sustainability
Working at the nanoscale up to the systems level, UW chemical engineers are focused on speeding the adoption of renewable power, slashing energy demands of industrial processes, and so much more
Thu, 12/01/2022Meet our new faculty
Julie Rorrer and Alex Prybutok join UW ChemE in the 2022-23 academic year
Thu, 12/01/2022Passion for engineering excellence is all in the family
Dahlgren father and son alumni establish new endowment in chemical engineering
Wed, 11/09/2022 | Innovator InsightsFinding a path in ChemE
Professor Alex Prybutok discusses the versatility of a ChemE degree and shares how she found her passion for equity and accessibility in engineering education
Mon, 10/17/2022Introducing CSSAS 2.0
Center focused on bio-inspired materials synthesis enters new phase of research
Thu, 10/06/20222022 Early Career Impact Award
Brent Nannenga (Ph.D. '11) is an emerging leader in protein engineering and structural biology, and an expert in cryo-electron microscopy techniques
Tue, 09/13/2022Retooling microbes to upcycle CO2
An interdisciplinary, UW-led team of synthetic biologists will embark on a 5-year, $15 million project to engineer microbial genomes that transform CO2 into high-value chemicals.
Wed, 09/07/2022 | Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryRenyu Zheng wins Peptoid Summit presentation award
Graduate student Zheng presented work on the design of a simple peptoid capable of self-assembly into highly ordered helical fibers
Thu, 08/11/20222022 Moulton Distinguished Alumnus
Kirk A. Nass (Ph.D. ’89) is honored for his work in polymer science and advocacy for equal rights at Chevron
Fri, 07/15/2022 | UW NewsJim Pfaendtner elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Pfaendtner is recognized “for pioneering contributions that advanced the frontiers of molecular simulation, impacting the prediction of enzyme activity in ionic liquids, peptide interactions with surfaces and molecular design.”
Tue, 07/05/2022 | UW Allen School of Computer Science & EngineeringIsaiah Lemmon is a 2022 UW Engineering Dean's Medalist
Lemmon, a ChemE–computer science double major, has a passion for programming and clean energy
Fri, 06/10/2022 | UW Clean Energy InstituteMadden joins Clean Energy Testbeds as Entrepreneur-in-Residence
ChemE affiliate professor Thomas Madden (Ph.D. '01) will mentor entrepreneurs and advise early-stage, climate tech startups at UW's open-access facility for developing clean energy technology
Tue, 05/17/2022 | UW Molecular Engineering & Sciences InstituteUnlocking biotechnology with RNA
Two recent molecular engineering alums, advised by ChemE professor James Carothers, have launched a startup to engineer 'smart' RNA to solve complex problems