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

BIOE eNews

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  • Regenerated heart muscle (white)
  • Student working with bioengineering laboratory equipment and devices
  • Student participants in CSNE Hackathon
  • UW Bioengineering undergraduates Jamie Nunez and Lael Wentland
  • Sharon Newman in a cleanroom with silicon wafers holding the first few layers of her electrodes. They are about to be deposited with a few nanometer thick layer of SiC via the PECVD (Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition) machine shown.

UW Bioengineering eNews – Fall/Winter 2015

In this issue: Innovation and Impact | Featured Publications | Bioengineers in the news
Welcome to UW Bioengineering’s Fall/Winter 2015 eNews!
I’m […]

By |December 16th, 2015|
  • Student working with bioengineering laboratory equipment and devices

New Master of Applied Bioengineering program to prepare students for translational research

This month, UW Bioengineering will begin accepting applications for its newest master’s degree program, the […]

By |December 16th, 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|
  • Medical image displayed on screen
  • Bioengineering PhD graduates wearing graduation regalia

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|
  • smart magnetic nanoparticles
  • Image of kidney podocytes
  • UW Bioengineering student Krittika D'Silva in India
  • Empreva co-inventor Renuka Ramanathan
  • UW Bioengineering alumnus and Fulbright Student Fellow Hani Mahmoud teaches a class of children

UW Bioengineering eNews – Spring 2015

UW Bioengineering eNews Spring 2015 features the latest on the Department of Bioengineering's advances in bioengineering research and education, as well as recognizes awards and honors received by our students and faculty.
By |March 18th, 2015|
  • Averkiou ultrasound mediated drug delivery
  • Mike Averkiou, UW Bioengineering faculty
  • Barry Lutz, UW Bioengineering faculty
  • UW Bioengineering Research Assistant Professor Gianluca Interlandi
  • Paul Yager at-home test with cell phone

Fall/Winter 2014 UW Bioengineering eNews

In this issue: Chair’s Welcome  – Features – Bioengineers in the News – Awards & […]

By |December 15th, 2014|
  • Dissolving fabric may offer fast, potent anti-HIV protection
  • Image of protein structure binding to folding amyloid protein
  • Illustration of computationally designed, engineered protein that UW research shows to cause death of cancer cells infected with Epstein-Barr virus
  • Regenerated heart muscle (white)
  • titanium based materials fight oral bacteria

Fall 2014 UW Bioengineering eNews for Peers

Welcome to the Fall 2014 issue of UW Bioengineering e-News for Peers
In this issue: News […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|
  • Image of retina vessels
  • UW Bioengineering summer camp
  • 2014 UW Business Plan Competition 2nd place prize recipient, FluFinder
  • UW Bioengineering student Hani Mahmoud
  • UW Bioengineering PhD student Jason Coult; Photo Credit Hillary Anderson

Spring 2014 UW Bioengineering eNews

In this issue:  Chair’s Letter – Note to Graduates – Features – News Briefs – […]

By |June 4th, 2014|
  • BIOE eNews Winter 2014

Winter 2014 UW Bioengineering eNews

Winter 2014 UW Bioengineering eNews. Updates on our research in technologies for global health, student profiles, news briefs and more.
By |January 29th, 2014|