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UW teams up with national lab on materials science

The University of Washington and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are joining forces on a new research venture that spans 200 miles to advance the frontiers of materials science. The venture — known as the Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry and … Continue reading

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Boeing HorizonX invests in Gamma Alloys

Boeing’s latest venture-capital investment, in a company called Gamma Alloys, aims to give a boost to next-generation aluminum alloys that may show up one day in Boeing’s airplanes. The investment by Boeing’s HorizonX venture arm, announced today, is the first to … Continue reading

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UW center targets moonshots in materials science

The University of Washington has received a $15.6 million, six-year grant from the National Science Foundation to fund its Molecular Engineering Materials Center and take on “moonshots” that could lead to cleaner energy, advanced light-based electronics and quantum computing. The grant was … Continue reading

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