Timea Tihanyi has just been highlighted by the Perspective newsletter for her innovative and interdisciplinary research around ceramic 3D printing , involving faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates from various departments.
Earlier this month Lilo Pozzo, Weyerhaeuser Endowed Associated Professor of Chemical Engineering at the UW, was recognized for her outstanding leadership in education by the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Initiative at their annual Women in Clean Energy Symposium. She was honored for her student mentorship and leadership of post-Hurricane Maria recovery initiative in Puerto Rico.
Congratulation, Professor Pozzo!
Melissa Krook is a recent UW alumna from the Psychology department. During her time here, Melissa was one of our Undergraduate Research Leaders and a Scan Design Innovations in Pain summer program researcher! Her story has recently been highlighted by UW Undergraduate Academic Affairs and the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Melissa has done some great work, and her journey is unique and inspiring! To read about it, click here.
Three weeks ago Kristina Olson, an Associate Professor of Psychology here are the University of Washington, was named one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows.
The MacArthur Fellowship honors Olson’s research at the Social Cognitive Development Lab, which she established and runs at the UW, as well as the TransYouth Project, which she created and is now the nation’s largest longitudinal study of transgender children. The award comes with a $625,00 stipend that can help Olson support further research.
Congratulations, Professor Olson!
In case you missed it in the midst of starting school:
Last month Professor Greenwald from Psychology was honored for his research on Implicit Bias through the Golden Goose Award! The Award recognizes the Implicit Association Test Greenwald and his colleagues developed over two decades ago, as well as the impact their research has had throughout those years. Read the full article here.
The Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity (EXPD) is having an Art Show!
You are invited on Feb. 7th, to view students’ entries of how their personal stories have shaped their experiences in EXPD programs (Including URP). Make sure to come by, be inspired, and celebrate!
UW Bioengineering’s Professor Paul Yager has been elected as a 2017 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Professor Yager develops two-dimensional paper networks (2DPNs) for diagnosing disease, with the long-term goal of increasing access to healthcare in developed and developing countries. His projects involve collaborations with non-governmental organizations, federal agencies and industry. Professor Yager has also been a stellar mentor for dozens of undergraduate researchers in his career, and recently gave a lecture for our Research Exposed! class about his work. You can learn more about Professor Yager’s research on his faculty page here.
The video below showcases just a few of the more than 1,100 students and 800 mentors who make UW’s Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium such a spectacular event. Congratulations to all of the student presenters and their mentors for their inspiring work.