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    UW Bioengineering students showcase innovation, win second place, Best Innovation prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

UW Bioengineering students showcase innovation, win second place, Best Innovation prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

UW Bioengineering students led 4 teams in the 2014 Business Plan Competition, which concluded on May 22. Competing against 88 other teams, BioE’s teams pitched diverse, innovative ideas to hundreds of judges – including entrepreneurs, lawyers and investors. One team won second place and Best Innovation prizes.

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    Profile: PhD student Jason Coult investigates “smarter” treatment for cardiac arrest, pursues musical interests

Profile: PhD student Jason Coult investigates “smarter” treatment for cardiac arrest, pursues musical interests

If your heart stops beating, CPR and a shock might not necessarily save your life. PhD student Jason Coult seeks to increase cardiac arrest survival by improving treatment technology. Outside the lab, playing music helps him stay engaged in research.

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    Profile: Fulbright recipient Hani Mahmoud to study diabetes in Kuwait

Profile: Fulbright recipient Hani Mahmoud to study diabetes in Kuwait

Bioengineering senior Hani Mahmoud is eager to help establish collaborations between the United States and Kuwait on mutual interests in biomedicine to improve health.

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    Lara Gamble receives Peter M.A. Sherwood Mid-Career Award from AVS Applied Surface Science Division

Lara Gamble receives Peter M.A. Sherwood Mid-Career Award from AVS Applied Surface Science Division

UW Bioengineering Research Associate Professor Lara Gamble was selected as the 2014 recipient of the Peter M.A. Sherwood Mid-Career Award from AVS Applied Surface Science Division

This award recognizes Dr. Gamble’s research contributing to the development of surface analytical methods for characterizing biomedical surfaces and interfaces.

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    Charles McLien named 2014 Alumnus of the Year, Morehouse College Alumni Association

Charles McLien named 2014 Alumnus of the Year, Morehouse College Alumni Association

UW BioE Affiliates Program Director Charles W. McLien III received the 2014 Alumnus of the Year Award from the Morehouse College Alumni Association. Charles, a 1997 graduate of Morehouse College, was recognized for his commitment to keeping the spirit of his alma mater alive through leadership and service, including serving President of the Greater Seattle Morehouse College Alumni Association.

Ruikang Wang elected AIMBE Fellow

UW Bioengineering Professor Ruikang Wang to join AIMBE’s College of Fellows Class of 2015.

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    Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

UW Bioengineering Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga is the 2013-14 recipient of the GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award in recognition of her consistent efforts to promote diversity in graduate education.

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    Student Kurt Kung of the Pollack Lab wins two UW poster contests

Student Kurt Kung of the Pollack Lab wins two UW poster contests

Kurt Kung, an electrical engineering PhD student and manager of the Pollack lab, recently won two poster competitions at UW with his poster, “The Novel Renewable Energy Technology – Energy Harvesting from Water”.

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    Buddy Ratner named 2014 UW School of Medicine Lifetime Inventor & Innovator

Buddy Ratner named 2014 UW School of Medicine Lifetime Inventor & Innovator

Buddy Ratner, professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering at UW and noted pioneer in the field of biomaterials, is named 2014 UW School of Medicine Lifetime Inventor & Innovator. This award honors an individual whose career has helped pave the way for medical innovation to occur at UW.

  • UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Suzie Pun
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    Suzie Pun receives 2014 Controlled Release Society Young Investigator Award, inaugural Biomaterials Science Lectureship

Suzie Pun receives 2014 Controlled Release Society Young Investigator Award, inaugural Biomaterials Science Lectureship

UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Associate Professor Dr. Suzie Pun is the 2014 recipient of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) Young Investigator Award and Biomaterials Science Lectureship.