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
I direct UW Bioengineering Academic Services, advise undergraduates, and answer questions from prospective Ph.D. and PHARBE students.
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Clay Schwenn, Director, Academic Services
Marta Scatena, Graduate Program Coordinator
As the Graduate Program Coordinator, I help our PhD and MS students progress through their degree programs.
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Marta Scatena, Graduate Program Coordinator
Holly Williams
I advise undergraduate students and specialize in freshmen and transfer advising.
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Holly Williams, Academic Counselor, Undergraduate Programs
Peggy Sharp
I advise current and prospective MS, PhD and PharBE students.
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Peggy Sharp, Academic Counselor, Graduate Programs
Lael Wentland, UW Bioengineering peer advisor
I am a UW Bioengineering peer advisor and provide guidance to undergraduate students. Spring 2015 Drop-in Hours: Wednesdays, 11:45 – 2:15pm, Foege N137
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Lael Wentland, Peer Advisor


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  • Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m., Foege N230
  • Thursday, April 30, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m., Foege N230
Academic Programs by the Numbers
    • Undergraduate enrollment: 180
    • Bachelor’s degrees awarded: 53
    • Graduate enrollment: 153
    • Master’s degrees awarded: 29
    • Doctoral degrees awarded: 16
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Coulter program helps launch BioE technologies toward clinical impact

Medical test and drug development technologies from UW Bioengineering have spun out into start-ups Nexgenia and Nanosurface Biomedical, with Coulter's help.

By | March 19th, 2015|

2015 – 2016 UW Coulter TRP Program New Awardees

The University of Washington Coulter Translational Research Partnership (TRP) Program is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 awardees of Coulter funding to support commercialization of medical research. Five teams of university faculty won $100,000 – $150,000 grants in June 2015.

By | June 2nd, 2015|

Kassandra Thomson Appointed New Interim Director of the UW Coulter TRP Program

Kassandra Thomson, Ph.D. has been appointed Interim Director of the W. H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership (TRP) Program. The Coulter TRP program was previously led by Kathie Jordan, PhD, who became the Coulter Program Director at Drexel University beginning in April 2015.

By | April 13th, 2015|

Coulter Program helps launch BioE technologies toward clinical impact (Part 2 of 2)

This May marks the 10th anniversary of the UW’s Coulter Translational Research Partnership in Biomedical Engineering, which has helped propel dozens of UW inventions from the lab toward clinical use. We profile one of Coulter’s recent successes: a platform for growing cardiac cells for drug toxicity testing. Researchers in BioE’s Deok-Ho Kim’s lab developed the technology, which was recently spun out to the start-up NanoSurface Biomedical.

By | June 2nd, 2015|

Kathie Jordan promoted to Program Director, Kassandra Thomson appointed Assistant Director, of UW Coulter TRP Program

We are pleased to announce that Kathie Jordan, PhD has been promoted to Director of the UW Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership Program. Kathie was appointed as the Interim Director of the UW Coulter TRP Program in December 2013. We are also pleased to welcome Kassandra Thomson, PhD as the new Assistant Director of the UW Coulter TRP Program, appointed in June of 2014.

By | October 6th, 2014|

2014-2015 UW Coulter TRP Program New Awardees

The University of Washington Coulter Translational Research Partnership (TRP) Program is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 awardees of Coulter funding to support commercialization of medical research.

By | October 6th, 2014|

Appointment of New Interim Coulter Program Director

We are pleased to announce that Kathie Jordan, Ph.D. has been appointed as the Interim Program Director of the W. H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership (TRP) Program.

By | December 10th, 2013|

Wallace H. Coulter Birthday Celebration and Renaming of Foege N130

This event celebrated Wallace H. Coulter’s legacy and medical innovations, and included a symposium to highlight modern research and applications that are direct descendants of the work of Wallace H Coulter as well as renaming the conference room Foege N130 to The Wallace H. Coulter Conference Room.

By | December 10th, 2013|

9/23/13 – Coulter TRP Symposium: The 21st Century Legacy of the Coulter Counter

The 21st Century Legacy of the Coulter Counter: Rapid Single-File Characterization of Cells and Biomolecules [...]

By | September 5th, 2013|