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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Lael Wentland, Peer Advisor


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B.S. Bioengineering Information Sessions

  • 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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  • Students discussing research poster at UW Bioengineering BioEngage symposium
  • Presentation at UW Bioengineering's BioEngage Symposium
  • Student presenting poster at December 10 2015 BioEngage Symposium
  • UW Bioengineering students discussing research poster at BioEngage symposium
  • UW Bioengineering students discussing research poster at BioEngage symposium

(Recap) BioEngage Symposium: Biochemistry and Devices for in vitro Diagnostics

UW Bioengineering's first BioEngage Symposium was held December 10, 2015. This inaugural event gathered students, faculty and industry professionals representing a wide variety of biotechnology companies and nonprofit research organizations together to discuss their work, identify collaboration opportunities, network and build connections.
By |January 5th, 2016|
  • Students and faculty at BioEngage Meet and Eat 1 at Philips Ultrasound
  • Students and faculty at BioEngage Meet and Eat 1 at Philips Ultrasound
  • Students and faculty at BioEngage Meet and Eat 1 at Philips Ultrasound
  • Students and faculty at BioEngage Meet and Eat 1 at Philips Ultrasound
  • Students and faculty at BioEngage Meet and Eat 1 at Philips Ultrasound

(Recap) BioEngage Industry Meet and Eat – Philips Healthcare

BioEngage's Meet and Eat events aim to connect UW Bioengineering students and faculty with local industry partners in key biotechnology industry sectors. The first Meet and Eat event was held Dec. 4 2015 at Philips Healthcare in Bothell.
By |January 4th, 2016|
  • UW Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate Alex Jiao

miPS: BioE PhD candidate’s startup aims to freeze cells to repair your body later

UW Bioengineering's Alex Jiao co-founded startup miPS with a novel idea: allow consumers to freeze their cells now, and be able to regenerate their bodies later.
By |January 4th, 2016|
  • Suzie Pun, Professor of Bioengineering

Suzie Pun named 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Suzie Pun, the UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, was recently named a 2015 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction given to academic inventors who demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and societal welfare.
By |December 22nd, 2015|
  • Regenerated heart muscle (white)
  • Student working with bioengineering laboratory equipment and devices
  • Student participants in CSNE Hackathon
  • UW Bioengineering undergraduates Jamie Nunez and Lael Wentland
  • Sharon Newman in a cleanroom with silicon wafers holding the first few layers of her electrodes. They are about to be deposited with a few nanometer thick layer of SiC via the PECVD (Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition) machine shown.

UW Bioengineering eNews – Fall/Winter 2015

In this issue: Innovation and Impact | Featured Publications | Bioengineers in the news
Welcome to UW Bioengineering’s Fall/Winter 2015 eNews!
I’m […]

By |December 16th, 2015|
  • Sharon Newman in a cleanroom with silicon wafers holding the first few layers of her electrodes. They are about to be deposited with a few nanometer thick layer of SiC via the PECVD (Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition) machine shown.

BioE alumna & Fulbright/Whitaker recipient Sharon Newman checks in from Germany

UW Bioengineering alumna and recipient of 2015-16 Fulbright Student and Whitaker fellowships Sharon Newman is investigating ways to design and build durable, longer lasting neuroprosthetic electrodes. She is also learning German and exploring Europe in her free time.
By |December 11th, 2015|
  • Student participants in CSNE Hackathon

Uniting the brain with technology: Ph.D. Student Nile Wilson leads 2015 CSNE Hackathon

UW’s CSNE (Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering) hosted its 2015 Hackathon November 6-9. At this […]

By |December 11th, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering undergraduates Jamie Nunez and Lael Wentland

Lael Wentland and Jamie Nunez receive UW EIP Presidential Scholarships

The Presidential Scholarship supports UW students who demonstrate scholastic achievement, an interest in research and motivation to pursue graduate study in their field.
By |December 15th, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering 2016-16 Distinguished Lecturers David Meaney, W. Mark Saltzman and Frances Arnold

2015-16 Distinguished Lecturer Series

UW Bioengineering's Distinguished Lecturer Series invites internationally recognized leaders in the field of bioengineering to present their work and to engage with our faculty, students and trainees.
By |October 30th, 2015|
  • Jennifer Davis and Kelly Stevens
  • Images of cells
  • Images of cell scaffolds

UW Bioengineering: Building World Leadership in Heart Regeneration

UW Bioengineering and Pathology announce new assistant professors Jennifer Davis and Kelly Stevens. They will be part of the UW heart regeneration program.
By |June 23rd, 2015|