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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Lael Wentland, Peer Advisor


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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

Awards

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  • Marvin Mecwan and Razieh Khalifehzadeh

Marvin Mecwan and Razieh Khalifehzadeh receive 2016 World Biomaterial Congress Travel Award

Marvin Mecwan, a Ph.D. student in Professor Buddy Ratner's lab, has received a $500 travel award to attend the 2016 World Biomaterial Congress in Montreal, Canada. The World Biomaterials Congress is the largest gathering of biomaterial researchers charting the future of the field.
By |April 19th, 2016|
  • UW Bioengineering Professor Patrick Stayton

Patrick Stayton named Distinguished Career Professor of Bioengineering

Boldly pursuing the forefront of molecular engineering and nanotechnology, Patrick Stayton embodies UW Bioengineering’s mission to invent the future of medicine.
By |March 14th, 2016|
  • Suzie Pun, Professor of Bioengineering

Suzie Pun named 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Suzie Pun, the UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, was recently named a 2015 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction given to academic inventors who demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and societal welfare.
By |December 22nd, 2015|
  • Aerial photo of UW Bioengineering W.H. Foege Building by Portage Bay

UW Bioengineering 2015 eNews Year in Review for Peers

Learn about advances in research made by UW Bioengineering faculty and students in 2015, as well as the many awards and honors they have received in the past year.
By |October 28th, 2015|
  • Barry Lutz with Student

Barry Lutz named 2015 CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellow

Barry Lutz is one of 17 UW faculty to be named 2015 CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellows recognized for initiating groundbreaking programs, fostering industry collaborations and sharing their ideas, knowledge and entrepreneurial thinking across UW.
By |July 13th, 2015|
  • 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|
  • Alyssa Taylor working in lab 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|
  • 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|
  • Alyssa Taylor working in lab 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|