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

BioE-AP

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  • BIOE-AP Industry Spotlight: Instrumentation, Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy

BIOE-AP Industry Spotlight: Instrumentation, Imaging, Image-Guided Therapy

Join the BIOE Affiliates Program for an Industry Spotlight event, Tuesday, 5/13/14, 6:00 PM, Foege Room N130A. This event will focus on Instrumentation, Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy.

In this evening with industry, you will learn how instrumentation drives imaging and image-guided therapy innovation. This session will provide attendees with opportunities to network with local industry representatives. Remember to bring your resume!

Participating companies include GE Healthcare, SonoSite and Light Sciences Oncology.

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  • BIOE-AP Student Workshop Series: Networking 101

BIOE-AP Student Workshop Series: Networking 101

Learn how to make the most out of your connections

In this interactive workshop, an invited guest speaker will present today’s best practices in networking and how to make the most out of our connections. Designed for maximum interaction among UW students, this workshop features a keynote speech and small group interactions with ample opportunities to put theory into practice.

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  • BIOE-AP Industry Spotlight header

BIOE-AP Industry Spotlight: Molecular and Cellular Engineering

Date: Thursday, March 6 2014

Time: 6:00-7:00 PM

Location: Foege N130A (Wallace H. Coulter Conference Room)

Participating companies: Novo Nordisk, Zymo Genetics, Presage Biosciences

Students are invited to join the BIOE-AP for an evening with industry. The event will explore how molecular-level interactions drive cellular behavior, and designing new molecular systems for medical applications.

This session will provide students a great opportunity to network with local industry representatives. Remember to bring your resume!

Topics will include but not be limited to:

  • Current trends in industry
  • Employment placement
  • Academic preparedness
  • Skills development
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  • UWBioE-AP Open House

9/24/2013 – 2nd Annual UW Bioengineering Fall Open House

2nd Annual UW Bioengineering Fall Open House

UW BioE-AP

Tuesday September 24, 2013 – 8:30am – 5:00pm

Please join the UW Bioengineering community for an opportunity to interact with faculty and learn about their current research. Meet our graduate and undergraduate students. Learn about the BIOE curriculum. Network with other companies and discuss common technical areas around our core research themes.

For more information, visit the UWBioE-AP website

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Healthful relationship between UW, business

Bioengineering Affiliates Program LogoUW Bioengineering hosted its first Bioengineering Affiliates Program (BIOE-AP) Open House on Tuesday, 10/2/2012. The event aimed to connect UW Bioengineering students and faculty with business and nonprofit leaders in the Pacific Northwest’s biotechnology industry. In this Seattle Times article, the author discusses how the event provided an opportunity for the groups to converge, discuss the intersections of their work, and future implications for healthcare.

Read more about the 2012 BioE-AP Open House in this Seattle Times article.

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