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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Clay Schwenn
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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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    • Bachelor’s degrees awarded: 53
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    • Master’s degrees awarded: 29
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Albert Folch’s “The upcoming 3D printing revolution in microfluidics” featured on Lab on a Chip cover

UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Albert Folch co-authored and designed the cover illustration for the cover article "The upcoming 3D printing revolution in microfluidics" of the May 21 issue of Lab on a Chip.

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UW Bioengineering hosts College Assistance for Migrant Program (June 2016)

On June 20, UW BIOE hosted 25 rising 9th and 10th grade students from the Dare to Dream Academy offered by UW College Assistance Migrant Program.

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(Recap) BioEngage Symposium: Imaging Technologies for Precision Cancer Treatment

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UW BIOE at Cleveland STEM High School June 2016

On June 8, UW BIOE Outreach visited Mr. Pratt's AP Chemistry class at Cleveland STEM [...]

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NESAC/BIO Workshop 2016: Surface Characterization of Biomaterials

August 1-3, 2016. Attendees will learn the capabilities of biomedical surface analysis methods and how to intelligently review data received from surface analysis laboratories.

By | July 12th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering welcomes new Director of Academic Services Clay Schwenn

UW Bioengineering has appointed Clay Schwenn as its new Director of Academic Services. Clay, formerly [...]

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UW Medicine’s “most influential” scientists video series features Emeritus Allan Hoffman, adjunct David Baker

Prof. Emeritus Allan Hoffman and adjunct faculty in BioE David Baker, recognized earlier this year as among "World's Most Influential Scientific Minds" by Thomson Reuters are featured in a UW Medicine video series about the broad scope of innovative research in UW Medicine.

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UW Bioengineering eNews Spring/Summer 2016

UW Bioengineering eNews offers an update on our advances in bioengineering research and education, and recognizes recent achievements of our students and faculty.

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James Bassingthwaighte to head new Cardiac Energy Grid multi-institutional research program

A new multi-institutional research program, the Cardiac Energy Grid, funded by NHLBI for the next [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|

UW Bioengineers design tiny vascular networks, study clotting

UW bioengineers have engineered tiny blood vessels to study blood clotting disorders and blood flow in kidneys and other organs, and are also getting to an understanding of how mechanical forces affect blood clotting, which may one day help prevent heart disease and stroke.

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