Emeritus Faculty

UW Bioengineering emeritus faculty are retired from active teaching and research activities in the department, do not maintain labs, and do not accept graduate students. Emeritus faculty include:

Kirk W. Beach
David M. Foster
Michael Hlastala
Allan S. Hoffman
Thomas A. Horbett
Martin J. Kushmerick
Henry C. Lai
Roy Martin
Don Martyn
Francis Spelman
Pedro Verdugo

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Peggy Sharp
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Brittni Burgess
I am a UW Bioengineering peer advisor and provide guidance to undergraduate students. Peer advisor drop-in hours for Autumn 2016: Tuesday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Thursday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Friday, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
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2016 BMES, SACNAS and ABRCMS Conference Information

Prospective students, alumni, and other peers are welcome to stop by and visit UW Bioengineering at the 2016-17 BMES, SACNAS and ABRCMS conferences.

By | September 20th, 2016|

Health Innovators Collaborative, Cambia Grove partner to launch new interactive discussion series

The "Under the Boughs" seminars will offer interactive discussions with leaders in health care. The series will examine the forces driving health care change, and the potential for innovation - technological, organizational, financial and political - to make a constructive difference.

By | September 20th, 2016|

Nuttada Panpradist and Rahil Jain selected as 2016 APF Student Technology Prize finalists

Ph.D. students Nuttada Panpradist and Rahil Jain of Assoc. Prof. Barry Lutz's lab have proposed improved technologies for diagnosing HIV, influenza.

By | September 15th, 2016|

BioEngage: 2015-16 Year in Review

UW Bioengineering's BioEngage program is ramping up for another exciting year of programming and events! [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|

Cecilia Giachelli elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

The Washington State Academy of Sciences provides expert scientific and engineering analysis for policy makers, and works to increase the role and visibility of science in Washington state.

By | August 1st, 2016|

Alissa Bleem receives Biofilms7 NPG prize

Biofilms7 is the seventh iteration of the internationally acclaimed Biofilms conference series addressing cutting-edge issues of biofilms in industry, environment and health.

By | August 1st, 2016|

2016 BioE Summer Camp offers high school students opportunity to investigate global health solutions

The 2016 UW Bioengineering Summer Camp in Global Health concluded on Friday, July 22. The [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering student-run journal Denatured debuts

Denatured aims to raise awareness of new discoveries and research in the field of bioengineering by providing accessible and exciting articles about innovation in medicine and biotechnology

By | July 28th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering hosts STEMMPrep outreach event

STEMM Prep is a highly competitive, selective national program that aims to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering math and medicine higher education programs and careers, and connect minority trainees with mentors, leaders and opportunities across the educational pipeline.

By | July 18th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering hosts Summer Bridge students (July 2016)

The visiting students learned about bioengineering from an introductory activity by faculty followed by a Question/Answer panel with BIOE undergraduates and 4 hands-on activities.

By | July 12th, 2016|