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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Kelli Jayn Nichols, Director, Academic Services
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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  • 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|
  • UW Bioengineering eNews

UW Bioengineering eNews Winter/Spring 2016

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

Have feedback? Contact the editors […]

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|
  • Health Innovation Challenge competition

Students win $7,500, Second and Third Place prizes at UW Health Innovation Challenge

Two UW Bioengineering student teams won $7,500 and the Second and Third Place prizes at […]

By |March 9th, 2016|
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Controlled Release Society to hold Dr. Allan Hoffman Recognition Event & Reception

The Controlled Release Society (CRS) Board of Directors extends a cordial invitation to an evening of celebration in honor of Dr. Allan Hoffman, UW Bioengineering Professor Emeritus the recipient of the 2016 CRS Foundation Award.
By |March 9th, 2016|
  • A micrograph of a motor neuron cell showing its extended fibers.

TAxI peptide shuttles protein cargo into spinal cord

Drew Sellers, Suzie Pun and collaborators have demonstrated that a small peptide called TAxI, or Targeted Axonal Import, shows promise as a treatment strategy for ALS and other notoriously difficult to treat motor neuron diseases.
By |February 17th, 2016|
  • Photo of Bioengineers without Borders Anesthesia Device Team

Bioengineers without Borders team receives PATH Health Innovation Portfolio grant

UW Bioengineering’s Bioengineers without Borders (BWB) has secured a 6 month grant from Seattle’s PATH to support continuing work to develop an anesthetic delivery device for low-resource settings.
By |February 9th, 2016|