July 17, 2018

David Younger: Turning Research Into Impact

The UW College of Engineering features Dr. David Younger, a postdoc in the lab of NanoES faculty member Eric Klavins. Younger is the founder/CEO of A-Alpha Bio, a spinout focused on accelerating drug development by providing quantitative and high-throughput measurements of protein-protein interactions.

June 20, 2018

Shreyas Shah awarded Mistletoe Research Fellowship

Dr. Shreyas Shah, a postdoc working with Karl Böhringer and Arka Majumdar on an integrated photonics project, has been awarded an Unfettered Research Grant award to the tune of $10,000 by the Mistletoe Research Foundation. The Mistletoe Research Foundation, founded in 2017, builds bridges between the academic, entrepreneurial, and civil communities to create a more human-centered and sustainable future through technology.

April 24, 2018

Hal Holmes wins prestigious Schmidt Science Fellows award

Hal Holmes, a doctoral candidate of Bioengineering working with NanoES Director Karl Böhringer, has been selected as one of 14 Schmidt Science Fellows in the inaugural year of this prestigious program initiated by Eric and Wendy Schmidt.

Innovations in Imaging for Life Sciences Symposium: June 20

Please join the third Innovations in Imaging for Life Sciences Symposium at the University of Washington on June 20, 2018. The talks will focus on advances in imaging from atomic to tissue scales, including cryo-electron microscopy and volume scope imaging. To register (no charge) please go here:

April 12, 2018

AFM Workshop for Scanning Microwave Impedance, May 1, 10:00 – 11:30 am, MolES 215

PrimeNano will give a talk on the method May 1st from 10:00 am – 11:30 am in MolES 215.  They will then provide demos on the technique using our AFM Dimension Icon that afternoon and the next day. Speaker Bio: Oskar Amster, M.S. (Sr. Dir. Marketing of PrimeNano, Inc) Mr. Amster has a background in…

April 3, 2018

Yoshikazu Hirai, University of Kyoto – Body-on-a-Chip: an application of three-dimensional microstructuring techniques: April 13, 10:30 am, NanoES 291

Body-on-a-Chip: an application of three-dimensional microstructuring techniques Yoshikazu HIRAI Department of Micro Engineering, Kyoto University, JAPAN E-mail: Yoshikazu HIRAI NanoES 291 Abstract This presentation introduces three-dimensional (3-D) microstructuring methods based on optical lithography and addresses one of their application for developing “Body-on-a-Chip.” In vitro cell-based assay with human cells is getting attention since the accuracy…

What is the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure?

NanoES is one of 16 primary sites in the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI). Learn more about what NNCI is and their goals for nanotechnology in this promotional video.

March 2, 2018

A-Alpha Bio wins grand prize at Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge

The team behind A-Alpha Bio, including David Younger, a postdoc in the lab of Eric Klavins and A-Alpha Bio CEO, won the $15,000 grand prize at the 2018 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge.

February 24, 2018

Gleb M. Akselrod, CTO and Co-founder, Holosense – Controlling Light with Metasurfaces: February 27, 3:30 pm, EEB 303

Controlling Light with Metasurfaces Gleb M. Akselrod, CTO and Co-Founder, Holosense Feb. 27, 3:30 PM, EEB 303 Metasurfaces are surfaces composed of sub-wavelength elements that offer an unprecedented way to manipulate light. In this talk I will first describe my work from Duke University on colloidal metasurfaces, which act as unique “paints” that can manipulate…

February 11, 2018

Prof. Edo Waks from the University of Maryland to give EE colloquium on 2/13/18

Interactions between light and matter lie at the heart of optical communication and information processing. Nanophotonic devices enhance light-matter interactions by confining photons to small mode volumes, enabling devices to operate at significantly lower energies.  In the strong coupling regime these interactions are sufficiently large to generate a nonlinear response with a single photon, an…

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