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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Clay Schwenn
I direct UW Bioengineering Academic Services, advise undergraduates, and answer questions from prospective Ph.D. and PHARBE students.
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Marta Scatena, Graduate Program Coordinator
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Holly Williams
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Peggy Sharp
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Brittni Burgess
I am a UW Bioengineering peer advisor and provide guidance to undergraduate students. Peer advisor drop-in hours for Autumn 2016: Tuesday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Thursday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Friday, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
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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
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Kelly Stevens Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Dr. Kelly Stevens, an assistant professor in UW Bioengineering and in Pathology, has received a 2016 National institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award in support of her work to build artificial human tissues from stem cells, and to remotely control these tissues after implantation in a patient.

By | October 4th, 2016|

College of Engineering features Bioengineers without Borders team’s project to create portable anesthesia device for developing countries

Photo: Eric Swanson and David Peeler, Bioengineers Without Borders team members and Bioengineering graduate students. A [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|

Pun lab researchers win national cancer treatment nanotech challenge

The researchers were selected for their proposal and business plan to develop a targeted drug delivery system for breast cancer which targets a specific population of tumor-promoting cells.

By | September 20th, 2016|

Kelly Stevens receives UW ISCRM John H. Tietze Stem Cell Scientist Research Award

This award recognizes Dr. Stevens' efforts to address the clinical challenge of liver disease by building an artificial engineered liver using pluriopotent stem cells.

By | October 5th, 2016|

Wendy Thomas presents at Strengthening STEM through Diversity event

Wendy Thomas, associate professor of bioengineering and vice chair of academic affairs, delivered the plenary talk at Oct. 8's Strengthening STEM through Diversity event, an all-day event focused on inclusivity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

By | October 12th, 2016|

Patrick Stayton, Valerie Daggett to present 2016-17 Science in Medicine Lectures

Patrick Stayton, the Distinguished Career Professor of Bioengineering and director of the UW Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute, and Valerie Daggett, professor of bioengineering, will present 2016-2017 UW Medicine Science in Medicine Lectures.

By | September 30th, 2016|

Cecilia Giachelli elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

The Washington State Academy of Sciences provides expert scientific and engineering analysis for policy makers, and works to increase the role and visibility of science in Washington state.

By | August 1st, 2016|

2016 BioE Summer Camp offers high school students opportunity to investigate global health solutions

The 2016 UW Bioengineering Summer Camp in Global Health concluded on Friday, July 22. The [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering student-run journal Denatured debuts

Denatured aims to raise awareness of new discoveries and research in the field of bioengineering by providing accessible and exciting articles about innovation in medicine and biotechnology

By | July 28th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering hosts STEMMPrep outreach event

STEMM Prep is a highly competitive, selective national program that aims to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering math and medicine higher education programs and careers, and connect minority trainees with mentors, leaders and opportunities across the educational pipeline.

By | July 18th, 2016|