2015 Bioengineering Capstone Design Symposium

Engineering Solutions for Life and Health June 1, 2015 W.H. Foege Bioengineering Building (Foege North)
3:00-6:00 p.m.

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    Shivani Gupta receives Society of Women Engineers scholarship

Shivani Gupta receives Society of Women Engineers scholarship

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student has received the 2015 Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship recognizes Shivani’s outstanding academic achievement and strong engineering potential.

UW’s BMES chapter announces 2015-16 student officers

UW Bioengineering’s chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has announced its officers for the 2015-16 academic year. The new officers look forward to contributing to and further improving the BioE community.

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    BioE research intern David Yama defies stereotypes, selected for national award

BioE research intern David Yama defies stereotypes, selected for national award

BioE research intern David Yama defies all conventional stereotypes of a high school dropout. A drive to succeed has enabled him to return to school and discover bioengineering in Assistant Prof. Deok-Ho Kim’s lab. Today, he’s about to graduate with his AA degree and recently received one of the nation’s top honors for community college students.

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    High-resolution imaging technique can detect vascular, structural changes caused by acne

High-resolution imaging technique can detect vascular, structural changes caused by acne

Researchers in Professor Ruikang Wang’s lab have demonstrated the capabilities of optical coherence tomography (OCT) -based microangiography in detecting high-resolution, three-dimensional structural and microvascular features of human skin affected by acne.

Buddy Ratner named 2015 Langmuir Lecturer

Buddy Ratner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering and the Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, has been selected as a 2015 Langmuir Lecturer.

April 2, 2015: Erik C. Dreaden, Chemical Engineering, MIT

UW Bioengineering welcomes Erik C. Dreaden, Senior Fellow of the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT and Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, to its Departmental Seminar series. Talk title: Nanoscale Biomaterials for Rational Combination Therapies against Metastatic Solid Tumors

April 9, 2015: Victor Varner, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University

UW Bioengineering welcomes Victor Varner, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton University, to its Departmental Seminar series. Talk title: Mechanical control of tissue morphogenesis in the developing embryo

April 16, 2015: Sliman Bensmaia, Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago

UW Bioengineering welcomes Sliman Bensmaia, Associate Professor of the Depmartment of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, to its Departmental Seminar series. Talk title: Biological and bionic hands: natural neural coding and artificial perception

April 23, 2015: Amanda Murphy, Chemistry, Western Washington University

UW Bioengineering welcomes Amanda Murphy of the Department of Chemistry at Western Washington University to its Departmental Seminar Series. Talk title: “Conductive Biomaterials Based on Chemically-Modified Silk”