Department of Chemistry News


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.

February 16, 2012

Alex Jen selected as a 2012 Materials Research Society Fellow

Professor Alex Jen, Boeing-Johnson Chair professor of materials science and engineering and professor of chemistry, has been selected as a 2012 Materials Research Society Fellow.

August 16, 2011

Professors Campbell, Jen, and Mayer named 2011 ACS Fellows

Professors Charles Campbell, Alex Jen, and James Mayer have been named 2011 ACS Fellows and will be recognized at an induction ceremony on August 29, 2011 during the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Denver.

July 29, 2011

Three chemistry faculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

Three UW Department of Chemistry faculty members are among the 24 new members elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing scientific achievements.

July 18, 2011

UW Chemistry Faculty Lead UW to Top Citation Impact in Materials Science

The University of Washington led the world in impact of publications in materials science research during the period 2001-2011 according to a recent report by Thomson-Reuters.