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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Clay Schwenn
I direct UW Bioengineering Academic Services, advise undergraduates, and answer questions from prospective Ph.D. and PHARBE students.
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Clay Schwenn, 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
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Marvin Mecwan and Razieh Khalifehzadeh receive 2016 World Biomaterial Congress Travel Award

Marvin Mecwan, a Ph.D. student in Professor Buddy Ratner's lab, has received a $500 travel award to attend the 2016 World Biomaterial Congress in Montreal, Canada. The World Biomaterials Congress is the largest gathering of biomaterial researchers charting the future of the field.

By | April 19th, 2016|

Three BioE student-led teams advance to 2016 UW Business Plan Competition

UW Bioengineering students will lead miPS, MultiModal Health and Z-ion+ Technologies to the 2016 UW Business Plan Competition. They are among 36 teams who will compete for a total of $85,000 in seed funding to help launch their startups.

By | April 18th, 2016|

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|

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|

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|

UW Bioengineering eNews Winter/Spring 2016

In this issue: Innovation and Impact | Featured Publications | Bioengineers in the News Have feedback? Contact the [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|

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|

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|

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|

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|