CEI News

UW LEADs Nation in Female Engineering Faculty

Read a Q&A with Christine Luscombe, a member of the Clean Energy Institute Faculty Advisory Board and Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. She discusses the challenges and rewards of being a woman scientist and engineer at the University of Washington.

Building off its track record of advancing the careers of female faculty, the University of Washington is creating an online toolkit to assist other colleges and universities in advancing STEM faculty diversity at their home institutions. Read more in this article from UW News and Information.

“Providing clean energy to the inhabitants of our planet is a major challenge to future generations. The University of Washington is to be congratulated for establishing an Institute where faculty and students can work together to tackle the difficult global challenge of energy sustainability.”
– Mildred Dresselhaus, Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Emerita and Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Energy competition is opening up in a variety of ways, the push for carbon control will continue, and the rate of technology advancement is exponential. All the things I’ve seen at the CEI are just perfect for the way we see things going in energy. You guys are at the cutting edge. We’re counting on you.”
– Ronald Litzinger, President, Edison Energy