UW Bioengineering Awards and Recognition

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UW Bioengineering is proud of all our faculty, staff and students, and the many awards they earn for their work in teaching, mentoring and improving lives through bioengineering research and innovations.

Faculty Award Highlights

  • 6 members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • 15 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows
  • One George Winter Award (top award of the European Society of Biomaterials)
  • Three UW Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows
  • One Sloan Research Fellow
  • One NAE Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize
  • One Pierre Galleti Award from AIMBE

Student Award Highlights

  • 19 current National Science Foundation Fellows
  • One Rhodes Scholar, one Luce Scholar, and 5 Goldwater Scholars as of Spring 2013
  • 5 Levinson Emerging Scholar awards
  • Multiple awards from NASA Space Grant
  • Multiple awards in business plan competitions from UW Foster School of Business
  • Fellowships from American Heart Association and Washington Research Foundation
  • More Amgen Scholars than any other UW department; 31 since 2007
  • Over 100 Mary Gates Scholarships

Featured Awards and Recognition