Core Faculty

  • Suzie Pun, Professor of Bioengineering
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    Suzie Pun selected as 2015-16 AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador

Suzie Pun selected as 2015-16 AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador

UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Professor Suzie Pun has been selected as a 2015-16 AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador in recognition of her contributions to and innovation in the field of biomaterials and drug delivery. The AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador Program seeks to cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors who promote global understanding of the critical role of invention and innovation.

  • Scientists working in nanofabrication facility
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    UW nanofabrication lab to receive $37M to expand work on tiny chips, sensors

UW nanofabrication lab to receive $37M to expand work on tiny chips, sensors

The Seattle Times reported on UW’s efforts to expand its Washington Nanofabrication Facility, a national user facility that provides UW researchers and businesses space to create tiny chips and sensors used in medical devices, electronics […]

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    Bioengineers Without Borders team receives Global WACh – Coulter Foundation seed grant

Bioengineers Without Borders team receives Global WACh – Coulter Foundation seed grant

UW Bioengineering’s Bioengineers without Borders (BWB) has received $30,000 UW’s Global WACh-Coulter Foundation partnership to develop a portable, affordable anesthetic delivery device for use in low-resource settings.

  • Matt O'Donnell
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    Matthew O’Donnell receives IEEE EMBS Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology

Matthew O’Donnell receives IEEE EMBS Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology

UW Bioengineering Professor Matthew O’Donnell has received the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology.

  • Buddy Ratner
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    Buddy Ratner receives Most Cited Article award from Annals of Biomedical Engineering

Buddy Ratner receives Most Cited Article award from Annals of Biomedical Engineering

UW Bioengineering Professor Buddy Ratner has received one of two Most Cited Article awards from the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, the official journal of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).

  • Barry Lutz with Student
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    Barry Lutz named 2015 CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellow

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.

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).

  • Jennifer Davis and Kelly Stevens
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    UW Bioengineering: Building World Leadership in Heart Regeneration

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.

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.

  • Bioengineering lecturer Alyssa Taylor working with student
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    Lecturer Alyssa Taylor recognized for teaching excellence, promoting academic discovery

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.