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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Kelli Jayn Nichols, Director of Academic Services
I direct UW Bioengineering Academic Services, advise undergraduates, and answer questions from prospective Ph.D. and PHARBE students.
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Kelli Jayn Nichols, 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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  • 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
    2014 data

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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.
By |June 8th, 2016|

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.
By |May 1st, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering graduate student Nuttada Panpradist

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.
By |December 15th, 2014|
  • powerPad 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
By |December 15th, 2014|

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.
By |September 25th, 2014|
  • UW Bioengineering assistant professor Kim Woodrow leads Gates Foundation youth outreach event
  • Students participating in youth outreach program laboratory exploration exercise
  • Students in youth outreach program participating in laboratory exploration and learning exercise
  • UW Bioengineering faculty Kim Woodrow leading youth outreach program
  • UW Bioengineering faculty Kim Woodrow leading youth outreach program

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.
By |August 4th, 2014|
  • UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Dr. Dan Ratner leads activity on ultrasound
  • UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Dr. Kim Woodrow leads activity about HIV virus action/mechanism
  • UW Bioengineering summer camp participants receive lesson about disease diagnostics from a graduate student
  • UW Bioengineering summer camp participants complete activity about disease diagnostics
  • UW Bioengineering summer camp participants deliver presentation

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.
By |July 28th, 2014|
  • UW graduate academic counselor Dorian Varga

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.
By |May 28th, 2014|
  • UW Bioengineering student Ameen Tabatabai

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.
By |May 23rd, 2014|
  • UW Bioengineers at Engineering Discovery Days
  • Composite image of UW Bioengineering students, faculty and staff leading youth outreach exercises at 2014 Engineering Discovery Days
  • Composite image of UW Bioengineering students, faculty and staff leading youth outreach exercises at 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.
By |April 28th, 2014|