Department of Chemistry News


August 15, 2018

David Ginger, Sotiris Xantheas elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

In recognition of their distinguished and continuing scientific achievements and contributions, David Ginger and Sotiris Xantheas have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.

February 2, 2018

UW and PNNL launch NW IMPACT in joint pursuit of new materials

The University of Washington and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have launched the joint Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry, and Technology to create advanced materials for energy, security, manufacturing, transportation, biomedical, and information technologies.

June 21, 2017

Recent work by David Ginger and coworkers published in Nature Materials

Recent work by Professor David Ginger and colleagues was published online in Nature Materials on June 19 and highlighted in a News & Views article.

March 14, 2017

David Ginger receives 2017 Cottrell Scholars TREE Award

David Ginger, Alvin L. & Verla R. Kwiram Endowed Professor of Chemistry and Associate Director of the UW Clean Energy Institute, has received the 2017 TREE Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

December 20, 2013

Clean Energy Institute Launches

A new University of Washington institute to develop efficient, cost-effective solar power and better energy storage systems launched December 12 with an event attended by UW President Michael K. Young, Gov. Jay Inslee and researchers, industry experts and policy leaders in renewable energy.

September 13, 2013

New research published in Nature explores organic solar cells

Professors David Ginger and Alex Jen, along with other researchers, have recently reported on the role of electron spin in creating efficient organic solar cells. Their findings were recently published in the journal Nature.

November 30, 2012

Four Faculty Members Elected Fellows of AAAS

Professors David Ginger, D. Michael Heinekey, Sarah Keller, and Frantisek Turecek were elected as 2012 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

April 15, 2012

David Ginger wins 2012 Microscopy Society of America Burton Award

Professor David Ginger received the Microscopy Society of America Burton Medal for 2012.

March 21, 2012

UW documentary features four Chemistry faculty

Department of chemistry professors Michael Gelb, David Ginger, Alvin Kwiram, and Pradip Rathod, are among the notable UW scientists highlighted in a new documentary released this month.

February 15, 2011

David Ginger named Lawton Distinguished Scholar

Prof. David Ginger has been named the Raymon E. and Rosellen M. Lawton Distinguished Scholar in Chemistry.

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