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Five CEI faculty among world’s most influential researchers

Professors Guozhong Cao, Jiun-Haw Chu, professor emeritus Alex K-Y. Jen, Jun Liu, and Xiaodong Xu are among the most influential in the world, according to the annual Highly Cited Researchers list published by the Web of Science Group. The list identifies researchers that produced multiple publications in the top 1% of citations for their field and year of publication over the past decade — this year’s edition covers the time period from 2008 through 2018. ...

Two CEI Graduate Fellows examine a scientific instrument.

X-ray spectroscopy for all

easyXAFS, a startup founded by UW physics alum Dr. Devon Mortensen received $160,000 from the National Science Foundation under a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer grant to develop a low-cost, tabletop x-ray spectrometer in collaboration with UW physics professor Jerry Seidler — the first such device targeted at undergraduate labs and industrial energy storage scientists. ...

Kevin Klustner, Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Materials and Clean Energy Technologies (CAMCET).

Former cleantech executive leads development of University of Washington energy research and technology center

UW and CEI named Kevin Klustner executive director of the Center for Advanced Materials and Clean Energy Technologies (CAMCET). When complete, CAMCET will be a 340,000 square-foot building that will bring together UW scientists and engineers with industry, civic and nonprofit partners to accelerate clean energy solutions for a healthy planet. ...