Humans of UW Bioengineering

The student-led Humans of UW Bioengineering project offers an inside perspective of the department’s student experience, direct from students themselves.

  • Michael Butler

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Michael Butler

March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Michael Butler

Michael Butler shares how a math academy summer camp led him to discover the BioE major, and pursue a double major in Applied and Computational Math Sciences. He talks about his experience studying abroad, his and his plans to teach English in Spain after graduation, and later pursue a career in industry and graduate school.

  • Joanna Sun

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Joanna Sun

March 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Joanna Sun

Joanna Sun talks about exploring interdisciplinary solutions for medicine in the BioE major, her research in ultrasound and her plans to pursue a career in industry after graduation.

  • Atrina Gharai

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Atrina Gharai

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Atrina Gharai

Atrina Gharai discusses her motivation to study bioengineering and neurobiology as a premed and her research in the Kim lab, and offers advice for students to explore their interests through extracurricular activities.

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Chrissi Nhan

February 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Chrissi Nhan

Chrissi Nhan talks about her decision to pursue a career in consulting after she graduates, and how she has fit an internship, study abroad in Paris and exploring her academic and research interests into her time in the BioE major.

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Karl Manner

February 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Karl Manner

Undergraduate Karl Manner discusses how bioengineering led to his interest in drug development, and future plans to work in biotechnology industry to focus on real-world applications of research.

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Namratha Potharaj

January 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Namratha Potharaj

Namratha Potharaj talks about exploring her passion for global health in BioE and Bioengineers without Borders, and her hope to, one day, apply her engineering skills as a physician.

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UW Bioengineering students excel in research, leadership and service. Read on to learn how our students are inventing the future of medicine.

  • BioE Ph.D. student Efren Lee

Ph.D. student Efren Lee works to improve PET/CT gold standard, safety

March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Ph.D. student Efren Lee works to improve PET/CT gold standard, safety

Efren Lee aims to advance PET/CT imaging technology to help physicians better plan and evaluate the success of individualized treatment, and to improve patient outcomes. Efren works with Paul Kinahan, UW professor of radiology and adjunct faculty in BioE, in the Imaging Research Laboratory.

  • BWB Anesthesia Device team with $10,000 prize from the Holloman Health Innovation Challenge

Bioengineers without Borders Anesthesia team receives second place prize at 2017 Holloman Health Innovation Challenge

March 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Bioengineers without Borders Anesthesia team receives second place prize at 2017 Holloman Health Innovation Challenge

The Bioengineers without Borders (BWB) Anesthesia Device team won the $10,000 Herbert B. Jones second place prize at the 2017 Holloman Health Innovation Challenge (HIC), held by the UW Foster School of Business Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship

  • BioE students leading strawberry DNA extraction activity

BioE Outreach hosts Highline High School students in BIOXMS program

March 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on BioE Outreach hosts Highline High School students in BIOXMS program

On Monday February 20, Bioengineering Outreach hosted students and mentors from the UW BIOXMS (Biomedical [...]

  • Nuttada Panpradist and student research team

Global research impact: College of Engineering, KING 5 interview Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist about her HIV diagnostics work

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Global research impact: College of Engineering, KING 5 interview Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist about her HIV diagnostics work

The UW College of Engineering published an interview with Nuttada Panpradist, a fourth year Ph.D. student in Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab who is developing an instrument-free device that can detect HIV infection, drug resistance and viral load. Nuttada talks about her path to research in BioE, and inspiration to pursue better health care worldwide.

  • Students completing in 2017 CSNE Hackathon

Students create solutions to neural engineering problems at 2017 CSNE Hackathon

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Students create solutions to neural engineering problems at 2017 CSNE Hackathon

Video: Q13 Fox Seattle coverage of the 2017 CSNE Hackathon. UW’s CSNE (Center for Sensorimotor [...]

  • Eric Juang and Averkiou research group

M.S. student Eric Juang receives poster award at 22nd European Symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on M.S. student Eric Juang receives poster award at 22nd European Symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging

Master of Science student Eric Juang won the poster award at the 22nd European Symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging, held Jan. 19-20 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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