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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  • Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m., Foege N230
  • Thursday, April 30, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m., Foege N230
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

Research

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  • Alyssa Taylor working in lab with student

Alyssa Taylor elected ASEE officer

Lecturer Alyssa Taylor has been elected as Member-at-Large for the Biomedical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
By |June 24th, 2015|
  • Lara Gamble, research associate professor of bioengineering, with lab equipment

Lara Gamble named Fellow of AVS

Dr. Gamble is recognized for her continued development of novel biomedical surface analysis tools and methodology for advancing our understanding of diagnostic devices and biological materials.
By |June 22nd, 2015|
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2015-16 undergraduate scholarships announced

Ten UW Bioengineering undergraduates have received College of Engineering and Department of Bioengineering scholarships for […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|
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  • Bioengineering PhD graduates wearing graduation regalia

UW Bioengineering eNews – Spring/Summer 2015

Read the Spring-Summer 2015 issue of UW Bioengineering eNews for the latest on how our students and faculty are inventing the future of medicine.
By |June 2nd, 2015|
  • smart magnetic nanoparticles

Coulter program helps launch BioE technologies toward clinical impact

Medical test and drug development technologies from UW Bioengineering have spun out into start-ups Nexgenia and Nanosurface Biomedical, with Coulter's help.
By |March 19th, 2015|

Alumnus Patrick Hsieh confronts challenges in cardiac stem cell therapy

UW Bioengineering alumnus Patrick Hsieh is confronting these challenges by developing stem cell therapy strategies for treating cardiovascular disease and preventing heart failure. Dr. Hsieh’s research focuses on developing drug delivery and biomaterials that promote the survival, retention and integration of cardiac stem cells.
By |June 3rd, 2015|

Students win Second Place, Finalist, Best Idea Prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

Five UW Bioengineering student-led teams won over $30,000 of start-up funding at the 18th annual UW Business Plan Competition. The competition offers entrepreneurial students an opportunity to turn their ideas into compelling and viable startups. BioE teams won seven of the 14 prizes in the competition, including the second place and finalist prizes.
By |June 1st, 2015|

Natacha Lou Comandante to participate in MIT Summer Research Program

Natacha Lou Comandante will be participating in the 2015 MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP). She will work with Dr. Michael Mitchell in the Langer lab of MIT's Biological Engineering Department for two months.
By |June 8th, 2015|

2015 BioE Awards Recipient Profiles: Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin

Profiles of the 2015 BioE Awards recipients: Suzie Pun (Outstanding Faculty Mentor), Nuttada Panpradist (Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor), Ted Chen (Outstanding Graduate Student TA) and Colleen Irvin (Outstanding Staff Member).
By |June 1st, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering student Sharon Newman with RAVEN surgical robot

Senior Sharon Newman receives Fulbright, Whitaker fellowships, will travel to Europe to advance neuroprosthetics research

After she graduates in June 2015, Sharon will spend the next year applying her expertise in neuroprosthetics, robotics and engineering while building relationships with universities and hospitals in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
By |May 12th, 2015|