Department of Chemistry News


May 24, 2018

Chiu, Vaughan receive NIH Transformative Research Award

Assistant Professor Joshua Vaughan and Professor Daniel Chiu were awarded a NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award to support the development of radical new technologies for high-resolution mapping of brain tissue.

December 21, 2011

Four Faculty Members Elected Fellows of AAAS

Professors Chiu, Gamelin, Goldberg and Robinson were elected as AAAS Fellows.

April 5, 2011

Daniel Chiu honored as one of UW’s most entrepreneurial faculty

Daniel Chiu is one of eight UW professors honored as the University’s most entrepreneurial faculty researchers, under the new Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows Program.

December 22, 2010

Two New Professorships; Two New Holders

We are pleased to announce the establishment of two new professorships within the Department of Chemistry and the appointments of the first holders to these new positions.

September 15, 2010

Professor Daniel Chiu wins Young Innovator Award in Microfluidics

Professor Daniel Chiu is the recipient of the Analytical Chemistry 2010 Young Innovator Award.

October 4, 2007

Daniel Chiu receives Life Sciences Discovery Fund Grant

Chiu receives one of the first six grants awarded by the LSDF, receiving $760,000 to fund his breast cancer research.

June 29, 2007

Daniel Chiu receives National Fresenius Award

Chiu recognized as one of the top young faculty in pure and applied chemistry in the nation.

January 30, 2007

Daniel Chiu promoted to Full Professor

Chiu’s research focuses on the development of new tools combining ultrasensitive laser-based detection and manipulation methodologies with micro- and nano-fabrication techniques for interfacing with biological systems at the nanometer scale.

March 6, 2005

Daniel Chiu receives Sloan Research Fellowship

Chiu is one of four UW faculty to receive this prestigious fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.