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  • UW Bioengineering graduate student Nuttada Panpradist
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    Ph.D. student and HHMI Nominee Nuttada Panpradist brings global perspective to confronting HIV, TB

Ph.D. student and HHMI Nominee Nuttada Panpradist brings global perspective to confronting HIV, TB

Second-year Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist is confronting the world’s largest public health problems. Working with Assistant Professor Barry Lutz, Nuttada develops diagnostic tests for diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis and hopes to increase access to affordable, accessible and sustainable tools that address urgent global health needs.

  • powerPad clean water monitoring device
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    Senior fellow Juan Pablo Esquivel receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seed grant to develop clean water monitoring device

Senior fellow Juan Pablo Esquivel receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seed grant to develop clean water monitoring device

Juan Pablo Esquivel, a senior fellow in Professor Paul Yager’s research group, led a team that received a $50,000 seed grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the 2014 Electrochemical Energy and Water Summit of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) to develop powerPAD, a clean water monitoring device using paper fuel cell technology

Direct freshman admit Solomon Muche “found hope in the margins” to overcome adversity and study at UW

UW BIOE Direct freshman admit and recent Ethiopian immigrant Solomon Muche faced a difficult path to UW, including homelessness. However, perseverance and hope guided him to complete high school, apply to UW and study bioengineering.

  • UW Bioengineering assistant professor Kim Woodrow leads Gates Foundation youth outreach event
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    Kim Woodrow leads Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation youth outreach event

Kim Woodrow leads Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation youth outreach event

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Dr. Kim Woodrow led a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation youth educational outreach event on July 23, which exposed 6th to 8th graders to a college campus and laboratory and led participants in inquiry-based learning activities about STEM applications for pediatric HIV.

  • UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Dr. Dan Ratner leads activity on ultrasound
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    UW Bioengineering Summer Camp 2014 concludes, teaches high school students about bioengineering, global health

UW Bioengineering Summer Camp 2014 concludes, teaches high school students about bioengineering, global health

UW Bioengineering Summer Camp 2014 wraps up, teaching 24 high school students about the field of bioengineering and and the field’s solutions for global health problems.

  • UW graduate academic counselor Dorian Varga
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    Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

UW Bioengineering Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga is the 2013-14 recipient of the GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award in recognition of her consistent efforts to promote diversity in graduate education.

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    Undergraduate Ameen Tabatabai speaks out about personal challenges, inspiration to study bioengineering

Undergraduate Ameen Tabatabai speaks out about personal challenges, inspiration to study bioengineering

UW Bioengineering undergraduate Ameen Tabatabai’s personal health crisis put his college education on hold – temporarily. However, he returned to UW inspired to study bioengineering and improve the lives of others like him.

  • UW Bioengineers at Engineering Discovery Days
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    UW Bioengineers participate in 2014 Engineering Discovery Days

UW Bioengineers participate in 2014 Engineering Discovery Days

UW Bioengineering faculty, staff and students participated in Engineering Discovery days April 25-26, 2014, teaching bioengineers of all ages through exciting hands-on exhibits and activities.

  • 2014 BIOE Awards recipients Barry Lutz Wilbert Copeland Elizabeth Soberg
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    2014 BIOE Awards for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Announced

2014 BIOE Awards for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Announced

The 2014 BIOE Awards for Faculty Teacher/Mentor, Graduate Student TA/Mentor and Staff were announced on Friday, March 21 during the annual Rushmer Lecture. Award recipients include Barry Lutz, Wilbert Copeland and Elizabeth Soberg.

  • Anh Ta
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    Senior Anh Ta helping develop hydrogels to tackle brain cancer

Senior Anh Ta helping develop hydrogels to tackle brain cancer

Senior Anh Ta is pursuing research solutions and embracing academic challenges, with the hope of one day becoming a pediatric oncologist.

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