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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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

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  • Students conducting research with bioengineering tools

2016 Bioengineering Capstone Design Symposium

Engineering Solutions for Life and Health: May 23, 2016, 3:00-6:30 p.m., W.H. Foege Bioengineering Building (Foege North). Join UW Bioengineering as we celebrate the accomplishments in research and design innovation made by the Class of 2016.
By |April 4th, 2016|
  • Husky 100 recipients

Six students selected for Husky 100 Class of 2016

Husky 100 Class of 2016 awardees Ian Andrews, Krittika D’Silva, Natacha Lou Comandante, Anastasia Nicolov and Dominic Tran, and graduate student Gary Liu are among 100 UW students from Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses in all areas of study making their most out of their time at UW.
By |April 12th, 2016|
  • UW Bioengineering student Caleb Perez

Sophomore Caleb Perez receives 2014-15 UW Freshman Medal

UW Bioengineering sophomore Caleb Perez contributes to a world of good, and demonstrates commitment to advancing health care through his research in Assistant Professor Ying Zheng's lab and involvement with Bioengineers without Borders.
By |April 1st, 2016|
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May 25, 2016 BioEngage Symposium: Imaging technologies for precision cancer treatment

UW Bioengineering will hold a special symposium on May 25, 2016 to explore imaging technologies that can potentially deliver on the promise of precision cancer treatment.
By |April 14th, 2016|
  • Wendy Thomas with student next to research poster

Wendy Thomas selected for 2016 UW Distinguished Teaching Award

UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Wendy Thomas was selected for a 2016 UW Distinguished Teaching Award. This award recognizes Dr. Thomas's outstanding teaching and mentoring, excellence in research, selfless contributions to service at UW and beyond, and her efforts to champion inclusion.
By |March 29th, 2016|
  • Yager lab diagnostic device

Scientific American: Paper diagnostic tests could save thousands of lives

Paul Yager and other researchers are developingfast, inexpensive, highly sensitive and simple disease testing technology that anyone can use, anywhere, without needing access to power, running water or special equipment. The devices could lead to faster treatment, limit spread of infectious disease, save hundreds of thousands of lives and reduce the cost of health care.
By |March 29th, 2016|
  • Composite image of featured stories from Winter-Spring 2016 UW Bioengineering eNews

UW Bioengineering eNews Winter/Spring 2016

In this issue: Innovation and Impact | Featured Publications | Bioengineers in the News

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By |March 15th, 2016|
  • BioEngage MCT Symposum Sign

(Recap) BioEngage Symposium: Molecular Recognition and Immunotherapies

At BioEngage's second full-day symposium, students, faculty and industry partners from local biotechnology companies presented short talks focusing on applications and technologies in the field of molecular recognition and immunotherapies.
By |February 26th, 2016|
  • UW Bioengineering Professor Patrick Stayton

Patrick Stayton named Distinguished Career Professor of Bioengineering

Boldly pursuing the forefront of molecular engineering and nanotechnology, Patrick Stayton embodies UW Bioengineering’s mission to invent the future of medicine.
By |March 14th, 2016|
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Charles Murry’s winding path to the forefront of stem cell science

UW professor of pathology, bioengineering and medicine/cardiology Charles Murry's career led him from medical school to a PhD and back again, to his current work at the forefront of cardiac stem cell science and engineering.
By |March 9th, 2016|