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UW professor and Clean Energy Institute director Daniel Schwartz wins highest U.S. award for STEM mentors

Schwartz received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation for his commitment to interdisciplinary graduate education and his dedication to recruiting and supporting Native American STEM scholars at the UW. ...

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University of Washington, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team up to make the materials of tomorrow

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]By James Urton January 31, 2018[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Many innovations of 21st century life, from touch screens and electric cars to fiber-optics and implantable devices, grew out of research on new materials. This impact of materials science on today’s world has prompted two of the leading research institutions in the Pacific Northwest to join forces to research and develop new materials that will significantly influence tomorrow’s world.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]With this eye toward the future, the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington announced the creation of the Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry and Technology — or NW IMPACT — a joint research endeavor to power discoveries and...