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

Faculty, Staff, and Postdoctoral Fellow Job Openings

No positions available at this time

See all
Contact an Academic Counselor
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.
Contact an Academic Counselor
Admissions Criteria and Process
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.
Contact an Academic Counselor
Admissions Criteria and Process
Marta Scatena, Graduate Program Coordinator
Holly Williams
I advise undergraduate students and specialize in freshmen and transfer advising.
Contact an Academic Counselor
Admissions Criteria and Process
Holly Williams, Academic Counselor, Undergraduate Programs
Peggy Sharp
I advise current and prospective MS, PhD and PharBE students.
Contact an Academic Counselor
Admissions Criteria and Process
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
Contact an Academic Counselor
Admissions Criteria and Process
Lael Wentland, Peer Advisor


Looking for our course offerings and syllabi?

Please see our resources page

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

Students

//Students
  • Aerial photo of UW Bioengineering W.H. Foege Building by Portage Bay

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|
  • WH Foege Building from Portage Bay

Call for applications – Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant

The Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant (BCTG) is currently accepting applications for appointments starting in June and September 2016. The BCTG provides an opportunity for graduate students interested in cardiovascular science and engineering to train under the guidance of excellent mentors.
By |February 5th, 2016|
  • UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Logo

BioE Ph.D. students wow judges in UW Foster School Science & Technology Showcase

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. students Marvin Mecwan, Ruying Chen and Alex Jiao competed in this month's UW Foster School of Business Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship and Science & Engineering Business Association (SEBA) Science & Technology Showcase.
By |January 28th, 2016|
  • 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|
  • 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|
  • 3-d printed rib model

3-D printing techniques help surgeons carve new ears

BioE alumna Sharon Newman and UW otolaryngology resident Angelique Berens teamed up to use 3D printing to create a pediatric rib cage model that aspiring surgeons can use to practice making new ears.
By |September 30th, 2015|
  • A few of the Bioengineers Without Borders team

Bioengineers Without Borders team receives Global WACh – Coulter Foundation seed grant

UW Bioengineering's Bioengineers without Borders (BWB) has received $30,000 UW's Global WACh-Coulter Foundation partnership to develop a portable, affordable anesthetic delivery device for use in low-resource settings.
By |July 23rd, 2015|