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

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James Bassingthwaighte, UW Bioengineering faculty
Daniel Chiu, UW Bioengineering faculty

Daniel Chiu

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Joint A. Bruce Montgomery Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Bioengineering

Phone: (206)543-1655
Office: Bagley 204

UW Bioengineering faculty Valerie Daggett

Valerie Daggett

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Phone: (206)685-7420
Office: Foege N310B

UW Bioengineering faculty Albert Folch
Gianluca Interlandi

Gianluca Interlandi

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Research Assistant Professor

Phone: (206)685-4435
Office: Foege N430 E


UW Bioengineering professor Deok-Ho Kim

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Assistant Professor

Phone: (206)616-1133
Office: Foege N410G

South Lake Union campus:
Office: 850 Republican St. Rm 418

Kyung Hyuk Kim, Acting Assistant Professor, UW Bioengineering

Kyung Hyuk Kim

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Acting Assistant Professor

Not accepting graduate students

Phone: (206)543-8321
Office: Foege N410B


UW Bioengineering faculty Gerald Pollack

Gerald Pollack

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Phone: (206)685-1880
Office: Foege N210G

UW Bioengineering faculty Herbert Sauro

Herbert Sauro

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Associate Professor

Phone: (206)685-2119
Office: Foege N410A

UW Bioengineering faculty Colin Studholme

Colin Studholme

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Joint Professor of Pediatrics and Bioengineering

Phone: (206)221-7022
Office: HSB RR439A

UW Bioengineering faculty Wendy Thomas

Wendy Thomas

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Associate Professor
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Bioengineering

Phone: (206)616-3947
Office: Foege N430P

UW Bioengineering faculty Paul Wiggins

Paul Wiggins

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Joint Assistant Professor, Physics and Bioengineering

Phone: (626)437-3761
Office: Foege N410F