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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B.S. Bioengineering Information Sessions

  • 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 Ph.D. Student Jia Jun Chia

Jia Jun Chia receives HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Award

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student Jia Jun Chia has received a HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Award. This award recognizes commitment to research at the interface of basic science and medicine.
By |June 24th, 2015|
  • Bioengineering lecturer Alyssa Taylor working with student

Alyssa Taylor elected ASEE officer

Lecturer Alyssa Taylor has been elected as Member-at-Large for the Biomedical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
By |June 24th, 2015|
  • Jennifer Davis and Kelly Stevens
  • Kelly Stevens research images
  • Jennifer Davis research images

UW Bioengineering: Building World Leadership in Heart Regeneration

UW Bioengineering and Pathology announce new assistant professors Jennifer Davis and Kelly Stevens. They will be part of the UW heart regeneration program.
By |June 23rd, 2015|
  • Lara Gamble, research associate professor of bioengineering, with lab equipment

Lara Gamble named Fellow of AVS

Dr. Gamble is recognized for her continued development of novel biomedical surface analysis tools and methodology for advancing our understanding of diagnostic devices and biological materials.
By |June 22nd, 2015|
  • WH Foege Building sign

2015-16 undergraduate scholarships announced

Ten UW Bioengineering undergraduates have received College of Engineering and Department of Bioengineering scholarships for […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineers, led by Dr. Deok-Ho Kim, designed a polymer-based hydrogel with nanoscale grooves and ridges, shown in this scanning electron microscope image, for growing heart cells. The nano-grooved surface causes immature human heart cells to organize and mature into a layer of human heart tissue useful for testing toxic effects of drugs.
  • Bioengineering lecturer Alyssa Taylor working with student
  • Empreva BioE team leaders
  • Sharon Newman with RAVEN surgical robot

UW Bioengineering eNews – Spring/Summer 2015

Read the Spring-Summer 2015 issue of UW Bioengineering eNews for the latest on how our students and faculty are inventing the future of medicine.
By |June 2nd, 2015|
  • Bioengineering lecturer Alyssa Taylor working with student

Lecturer Alyssa Taylor recognized for teaching excellence, promoting academic discovery

Instead of pursuing a tenure-track faculty position or a job in industry, UW Bioengineering Lecturer Alyssa Taylor decided to focus on her passion for undergraduate education and become a course lecturer. Today, Dr. Taylor is recognized for her work teaching and mentoring BioE students, and promoting academic discovery in the department community.
By |June 2nd, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineers, led by Dr. Deok-Ho Kim, designed a polymer-based hydrogel with nanoscale grooves and ridges, shown in this scanning electron microscope image, for growing heart cells. The nano-grooved surface causes immature human heart cells to organize and mature into a layer of human heart tissue useful for testing toxic effects of drugs.

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|
  • Patrick Hsieh, UW Bioengineering alumnus

Alumnus Patrick Hsieh confronts challenges in cardiac stem cell therapy

UW Bioengineering alumnus Patrick Hsieh is confronting these challenges by developing stem cell therapy strategies for treating cardiovascular disease and preventing heart failure. Dr. Hsieh’s research focuses on developing drug delivery and biomaterials that promote the survival, retention and integration of cardiac stem cells.
By |June 3rd, 2015|
  • Empreva BioE team leaders

Students win Second Place, Finalist, Best Idea Prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

Five UW Bioengineering student-led teams won over $30,000 of start-up funding at the 18th annual UW Business Plan Competition. The competition offers entrepreneurial students an opportunity to turn their ideas into compelling and viable startups. BioE teams won seven of the 14 prizes in the competition, including the second place and finalist prizes.
By |June 1st, 2015|