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CEI announces 2022 Clean Energy Student Achievement Awardees

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029257332{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]Shua Sanchez receives Scientific Achievement Award for novel x-ray technique for study of quantum and energy materials; Miguel González Montijo, Ricardo Rivera-Maldonado share Outreach & Service Award for outstanding contributions to CEI K-12 education programs[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029247373{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]July 28, 2022[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029487113{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]Miguel González Montijo, Ricardo Rivera-Maldonado, and Dr. Shua Sanchez received the Clean Energy Institute’s 2022 Clean Energy Student Achievement Awards at the institute’s annual end-of-year seminar on May 26.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1659029499647{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]The Clean Energy Scientific Achievement Award recognizes UW graduate students who have demonstrated extraordinary productivity in clean energy research and scholarship, and have contributed meaningfully to the scientific...

Jim De Yoreo smiles for the camera wearing a tan suit, sage green shirt, and patterned green tie.

Exploring new materials through collaboration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1655159667535{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]Jim De Yoreo’s career full of insights about materials will continue at the Energy Sciences Center[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1655154121223{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]June 13, 2022 | By Beth Mundy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1655159679514{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]Scientists who study materials can be divided into three categories. “You have people who make things, people who make things do things, and people who try to understand why things do what they do,” said Jim De Yoreo, a Battelle fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He places himself into the third category.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1655159687342{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]Through advanced microscopy techniques, De Yoreo has spent his career trying to understand and predict the...

Samson A. Jenekhe’s pioneering polymer work paved the way for commercial OLEDs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1614189512200{padding-bottom: 5px !important;}"]His semiconducting polymers, found in displays and solar cells, emerged from decades of careful engineering[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1614189522440{padding-top: 5px !important;padding-bottom: 5px !important;}"]February 22, 2021[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1614191310168{padding-top: 5px !important;padding-bottom: 5px !important;}"]By Jermey N. A. Matthews | Originally published in Chemical & Engineering News[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1614189503001{padding-top: 5px !important;}"]In polymer science, it pays to be persistent. University of Washington chemical engineer Samson A. Jenekhe has dedicated decades of research in the lab to understanding and optimizing the properties of semiconducting polymers. In recent years, this persistence has paid off, with some of his work leading to advances that enabled new consumer products—including the glowing screen you might be holding...

Designing cutting-edge materials from home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1598373898336{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]UW professors Ting Cao and Xiaosong Li bring computational science to the virtual classroom during COVID-19[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1598377715538{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]August 25, 2020[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1598373907152{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]When Governor Jay Inslee issued the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order to combat the spread of COVID-19 on March 23rd, University of Washington scientists and engineers faced a new challenge: how could they continue to experiment, innovate, and learn while most labs were closed?[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1598373915648{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]For materials science & engineering (MSE) professor Ting Cao and chemistry professor Xiaosong Li, both Clean Energy Institute (CEI) member faculty, the shift to...