AMSEC in the News
Apr. 13, 2015 -- Students win $75K for solar window
A team of chemistry, engineering, design and business students at Western Washington University and University of Washington will gain a giant leap forward after the Environmental Protection Agency awarded them a $75,000 dollar grant this past weekend.
Apr. 9, 2015 -- Students to present solar window in D.C.
Windows that collect solar energy? It's possible, and a team of Western Washington University students have built a prototype to prove it.
They'll travel to Washington, D.C., this weekend to participate in the Environmental Protection Agency’s “P3: People, Prosperity, and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability.”
In the News Archives:
Feb. 27, 2014 – Congratulations to AMSEC Faculty Affiliate Peter M.A. Sherwood for having the AVS Mid-Career Award in Applied Surface named in his honor! For details see the following link: https://www.avs.org/Awards-Recognition/Division-Group-Professional-Awards/Applied-Surface-Science-Division
Congratulations to AMSEC faculty John Gilbertson, David Patrick and Stephen McDowall and students on the selection of their recent Chemistry of Materials article as an ACS Editors Choice!
The ACS Editor’s Choice distinction, given to only about ten Chemistry of Materials articles each year, highlights the exceptional quality of the research by the AMSEC solar team that is synthesizing new sterically engineered dyes for use in novel luminescent solar concentrator devices under development at WWU. An ACS Editor’s Choice article, is highlighted on the American Chemical Society journal website and will be an open access article forever. Article link: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/cm403286v
"Capturing the Sun," WINDOW Magazine- Fall 2011
"WWU Chemist Working to Turn Greenhouse Gas into Usable Liquid Fuel" - February 8, 2010