May 24, 2023
Multifunctional interface enables manipulation of light waves in free space (SPIE)
May 22, 2023
A tiny break into toughness
A beetle shell might look like solid armor to us, but it’s actually composed of tiny fibers woven together in complex structures. These nanofibers that comprise many natural materials from shell to skin to cartilage are surprisingly tough and are able to handle force without fracturing.
May 11, 2023
UW to join Northwest’s NSF Regional Innovation Engine in semiconductors, led by Oregon State
April 14, 2023
Tech leaders size up what it’ll take to turn Pacific Northwest into a ‘Quantum Valley’ (GeekWire)
April 12, 2023
University of Washington jostling for a slice of R&D funding from the CHIPS and Science Act (GeekWire)
April 30, 2021
Building a career at the nanoscale
Ana Constantin joins Facebook after three years of undergraduate and professional experience at the Washington Nanofabrication Facility.
April 5, 2021
In quantum computing, UW scientists see the building blocks of the next technological revolution.
February 1, 2021
A new kind of lens for tiny cameras
A UW team led by Karl Böhringer and Arka Majumdar has developed a tunable lens made of metasurfaces and actuated by microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).
January 6, 2021
Accelerating AI computing to the speed of light
A UW research team led by associate professor Mo Li has developed an optical computing system that could contribute toward speeding up AI and machine learning while reducing associated energy and environmental costs.
November 16, 2020
A culture of collaboration
UW Bioengineering faculty pivot diagnostics research to support the need for COVID-19 testing. The Lutz and Yager labs have developed prototypes that deliver results in less than 30 minutes, and the groups have also assembled 35,000 tests for the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network at the NanoES building.