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  • PolyDrop’s Sky-high Solution

    UW Chemical Engineering alum Volha Hrechka and her start up company is featured on the UW website home page the week of December 8, 2014. Hrechka’s start up company PolyDrop is the result of her chemical engineering capstone project under the guidence of MolES faculty member Lilio Pozzo.

  • David Castner Honored by UK Surface Analysis Forum

    MolES faculty member and NESAC/BIO Director David Castner was recently awarded the 2014 Rivière Prize from the UK Surface Analysis Forum. This award is presented to researchers whose work has had a major impact on other researchers in the field of surface analysis. In naming Castner the 2014 recipient, the UK Surface Analysis Forum cited… Read More…

  • Think Small for Big Impact: Molecular Engineering Ph.D.

    Ph.D. Program in Molecular Engineering Offers Collaborative Environment Designed For Impact The University of Washington introduced a new graduate program in an emerging field of molecular science.  Starting in fall of 2014, pioneering students began a path of study that nurtures and develops their professional identities as versatile thinkers in Molecular Engineering, while they earning… Read More…

  • MolES Faculty Honored with UW Innovation Awards

    Two faculty members of the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute have received Innovation Awards, recently announced by the Office of the President.  The awards honor  mid-career researchers who are engaged in the medical, natural, social and engineering sciences.  They also recognize faculty who foster new creative ways to foster student learning and active engagement. Among the… Read More…

  • MolES Researchers Craft Thinnest Possible Semiconductor

    Faculty and student researchers at the UW Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute are emerging as leaders in the fast-growing field of 2D materials. Physics professors David Cobden and Xiadong Xu study the characteristics of single sheets of atomically thin material. These single-layer materials, also known as monolayers, are flexible, and act as semiconductors with extraordinary electronic… Read More…