News & Events
  • October 15, 2014

    Product Launch Event Features Nanotip Developed by MolES Faculty

    October 15, 2014 –  A nanotip technology developed at the University of Washington, used to rapidly extract genomic DNA from bio samples, was at the center of a new product launch celebration at UW Center for Commercialization (C4C) this week. UW Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and MolES faculty member Jae-Hyung Chung, along with executives from start-up company NanoFacture,… Read More…

  • September 7, 2014

    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…

  • August 28, 2014

    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…

  • August 15, 2014

    New Instrumentation in MAF

    The Molecular Engineering and Science Institute and Clean Energy Institute have partnered to invest dollars and allocate space to more than $1.5M of new instrumentation. The instrumentation is primarily located in the Molecular Analysis Facility, the Photonics Research Center, and the newly established scale-up and synthesis labs in Roberts Hall. See below for a description… Read More…

  • August 6, 2014

    Nanotech at 30,000 Feet

    An overview of the growing nanotechnology field, its impact on our lives and the future potential of molecular engineering and science is the featured article in the August edition of Alaska Airlines Magazine. “Big Potential for Going Small: the life-changing impact of nanotechnology” by Sally James features interviews with UW faculty and Molecular Engineering & Sciences… Read More…