News & Events
  • MolES Faculty Earn 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award

              Two MolES faculty members are being honored as 2016 Awards of Excellence winners, both for their achievements in teaching. Cole Deforest, assistant professor, chemical engineering and Wendy Thomas, associate professor, bioengineering will be honored June 9, 2016 at a ceremony on campus. The Distinguished Teaching Award is given annually to seven… Read More…

  • Nature Biotechnology’s ‘greatest hits’ includes MolES faculty

    Professor Shaoyi Jiang’s research focuses on helping the body accept medical devices and implants that it naturally wants to reject. His 2013 paper on using zwitterionic hydrogels to eliminate the foreign body response to implants was selected as one of eight major hits in 20 years of Nature Biotechnology biomedical research. The March 2016 issue… Read More…

  • Controlled Release Society to honor Allan Hoffman April 11

    The Controlled Release Society is hosting a recognition event and reception to honor Dr. Allan Hoffman, longstanding contributor to the Controlled Release Society and luminary in the delivery science field.

  • Pat Stayton accepts appointment extention as MolES Director

    Colleagues, I’m pleased to announce that Pat Stayton, Director of the Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute (MoIES) and Distinguished Career Professor of Bioengineering, has accepted our offer to extend his appointment as MolES Director for an additional five years.  MolES has grown significantly under Pat’s leadership and has had a great impact on the college… Read More…

  • UW-NIMS agreement launches new biomaterials collaboration

    December 4, 2015 – The Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institutes celebrates signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS) and the University of Washington (UW) The MolES Institute welcomed MANA Researcher Dr. Mitsuhiro Ebara, a former UW postdoctoral fellow in Bioengineering, for a signing celebration on December 4, followed… Read More…