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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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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    • Bachelor’s degrees awarded: 53
    • Graduate enrollment: 153
    • Master’s degrees awarded: 29
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  • UW Bioengineering faculty Deok-Ho Kim and Charles Murry

Deok-Ho Kim and Charles Murry receive 2016 ITHS Collaboration Innovation Award

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim and Charles Murry have received one of three 2016 ITHS Collaboration Innovation Awards. The award encourages the development of new interdisciplinary collaborations that address critical transitions in translational research.
By |May 19th, 2016|
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Deok-Ho Kim appointed EMBS Representative to IEEE Nanotechnology Council

In this role, Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim will support EMBS on teleconferences or at scheduled meetings, and submit representative reports to IEEE EMBS leadership.
By |May 13th, 2016|
  • April cover of Biomaterials Science

Deok-Ho Kim’s “Self-assembling peptides for stem cell and tissue engineering” featured on Biomaterials Science cover

Deok-Ho Kim and collaborators examine the potential of self-assembling peptides (SAPs) in conjunction with stem cells to improve the repair of damaged tissues.
By |April 27th, 2016|
  • Illustration of myoblasts organizing into myotubes on gold-patterned substrate

Electroconductive nanopatterned substrates enhance myongenic differentiation and maturation

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim and collaborators have demonstrated the ability of electroconductive nanopatterned substrates to enhance the maturation and differentiation of skeletal muscle cells.
By |January 28th, 2016|
  • UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim

Deok-Ho Kim named 2015 Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering

Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim has been named a 2015 Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) by the Biomedical Engineering Society. Dr. Kim was recognized for the development of a nanopatterned human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived model of a dystrophin-null cardiomyopathic phenotype.
By |September 30th, 2015|
  • Surface analysis equipment

Coulter Program helps launch BioE technologies toward clinical impact (Part 2 of 2)

This May marks the 10th anniversary of the UW’s Coulter Translational Research Partnership in Biomedical Engineering, which has helped propel dozens of UW inventions from the lab toward clinical use. We profile one of Coulter’s recent successes: a platform for growing cardiac cells for drug toxicity testing. Researchers in BioE’s Deok-Ho Kim’s lab developed the technology, which was recently spun out to the start-up NanoSurface Biomedical.
By |June 2nd, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim

Deok-Ho Kim appointed to Theranostics editorial board

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim recently was appointed to the editorial board of the academic journal Theranostics. The journal, which has an impact factor of 7.806, is one of the leading journals in the field of regenerative medicine and therapeutic applications.
By |May 28th, 2014|
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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|
  • UW Bioengineering faculty Deok-Ho Kim

Deok-Ho Kim Receives Young Investigator Award from KSEA

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim is a 2013 recipient of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) Young Investigator Award.
By |September 26th, 2013|
  • Dr. Deok Ho Kim and LSDF logo

Deok-Ho Kim Receives LSDF Grant

Deok-Ho Kim has received a $250,000 Proof of Concept grant from the Life Sciences Discovery Fund, which will further development of a micro/nano-engineered cardiotoxicity assay.
By |September 25th, 2013|