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

Students

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  • Colorful image of nanotubes in UW Bioengineering lab

BioE teams Hook and EcoStream receive top honors in 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

Student and staff researchers from BioE helped two teams take home top honors at April’s UW Foster School of Business 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge. The teams pitched Hook, a home automation solution, and EcoStream, a water conservation system that aims to make saving water fun and easy.
By |May 12th, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering Professor Paul Yager
  • Chris Adams

Paul Yager, Leslie Chan and Christopher Adams receive 2015 College of Engineering Awards

uW Bioengineering Professor Paul Yager, Ph.D. candidate Leslie Chan and Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute building coordinator Christopher Adams have been selected for 2015 College of Engineering (COE) Awards.
By |April 30th, 2015|

2015 Bioengineering Capstone Design Symposium

Engineering Solutions for Life and Health June 1, 2015 W.H. Foege Bioengineering Building (Foege North) 3:00-6:00 p.m.
By |April 30th, 2015|

Shivani Gupta receives Society of Women Engineers scholarship

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student has received the 2015 Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship recognizes Shivani's outstanding academic achievement and strong engineering potential.
By |May 1st, 2015|
  • Foege Building

UW’s BMES chapter announces 2015-16 student officers

UW Bioengineering's chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has announced its officers for the 2015-16 academic year. The new officers look forward to contributing to and further improving the BioE community.
By |May 4th, 2015|
  • WH Foege Building from Portage Bay

Three UW Bioengineering undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarship Awards

UW Bioengineering undergraduates Ian Andrews, Alice Bosma-Moody and Gina Hansen have received Goldwater Scholarship Awards for the 2015-16 academic year. Earlier this year, four BioE students were nominated for the prestigious scholarship program. All Goldwater Scholar nominees from the University of Washington in 2015 were from BioE.
By |March 31st, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering undergraduate student Abbi Helfer

Undergraduate Abbi Helfer to participate in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program

UW Bioengineering undergraduate Abbi Helfer was selected for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP). Abbi will work in the lab of Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, whose research focuses on stem cell biology, and stem cell gene transfer to treat patients with genetic and acquired diseases.
By |April 13th, 2015|

Undergraduate Kadin Brooks selected for Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program

UW Bioengineering undergraduate Kadin Brooks has been selected as an Amgen Scholar and will participated in the 2015 Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP)/Amgen Scholars Program. He'll live on-campus at Stanford University from June-August and work full-time on a research project focused on cell biology.
By |April 13th, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering undergraduate student and peer advisor Lael Wentland

Undergraduate Lael Wentland to participate in Engineering World Health Summer Institute in Tanzania

UW Bioengineering undergraduate student and peer advisor Lael Wentland has been chosen to participate in the Engineering World Health (EWF) Summer Institute in Tanzania.
By |April 8th, 2015|
  • UW Bioengineering undergraduate Soley Olafsson

Undergraduate Soley Olafsson receives Greek of the Week award

UW Bioengineering junior Soley Olafsson is a recipient of the Greek of the Week award. This new highlights the accomplishments of the UW Greek community members and the strides they have taken to deter the negative connotations surrounding Greek life around the country.
By |April 10th, 2015|