• Suzie Pun, Professor of Bioengineering
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    Suzie Pun selected as 2015-16 AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador

Suzie Pun selected as 2015-16 AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador

UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Professor Suzie Pun has been selected as a 2015-16 AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador in recognition of her contributions to and innovation in the field of biomaterials and drug delivery. The AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador Program seeks to cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors who promote global understanding of the critical role of invention and innovation.

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    Bioengineers Without Borders team receives Global WACh – Coulter Foundation seed grant

Bioengineers Without Borders team receives Global WACh – Coulter Foundation seed grant

UW Bioengineering’s Bioengineers without Borders (BWB) has received $30,000 UW’s Global WACh-Coulter Foundation partnership to develop a portable, affordable anesthetic delivery device for use in low-resource settings.

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    Matthew O’Donnell receives IEEE EMBS Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology

Matthew O’Donnell receives IEEE EMBS Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology

UW Bioengineering Professor Matthew O’Donnell has received the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology.

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    Buddy Ratner receives Most Cited Article award from Annals of Biomedical Engineering

Buddy Ratner receives Most Cited Article award from Annals of Biomedical Engineering

UW Bioengineering Professor Buddy Ratner has received one of two Most Cited Article awards from the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, the official journal of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).

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    Student-led Hook, vHAB, miPS startups selected for 2015 Jones + Foster Accelerator Program

Student-led Hook, vHAB, miPS startups selected for 2015 Jones + Foster Accelerator Program

BioE student-led startups Hook, vHAB and miPS were selected to participate in the UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2015 Jones + Foster Accelerator program.

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    Barry Lutz named 2015 CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellow

Barry Lutz named 2015 CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellow

Barry Lutz is one of 17 UW faculty to be named 2015 CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellows recognized for initiating groundbreaking programs, fostering industry collaborations and sharing their ideas, knowledge and entrepreneurial thinking across UW.

Jia Jun Chia receives HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Award

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student Jia Jun Chia has received a HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Award. This award recognizes commitment to research at the interface of basic science and medicine.

Alyssa Taylor elected ASEE officer

Lecturer Alyssa Taylor has been elected as Member-at-Large for the Biomedical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

Lara Gamble named Fellow of AVS

Dr. Gamble is recognized for her continued development of novel biomedical surface analysis tools and methodology for advancing our understanding of diagnostic devices and biological materials.

2015-16 undergraduate scholarships announced

Ten UW Bioengineering undergraduates have received College of Engineering and Department of Bioengineering scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Most scholarship award decisions were made on the basis of merit, […]