Bioengineering Design Showcase

May 20, 2024, 2:30 – 5:30pm PDTFoege North Building·

  • 2:30pm | Opening remarks by Professor Princess Imoukhuede, Hunter and Dorothy Simpson Endowed Chair of Bioengineering·
  • 2:40 – 4:30pm | Project poster presentations·
  • 4:30 – 5:30pm | Reception and Bioengineering Department Award Ceremony (light refreshments will be served)

Dear friends of UW Bioengineering,

We’re excited to celebrate our remarkable Class of 2024 as they present their innovative capstone design solutions for today’s clinical and healthcare challenges!

Over 75 seniors and Master of Applied Bioengineering students will share posters of their work, featuring collaborations with:

  • UW Medicine Ophthalmology
  • Lung Technologies Inc.,
  • Harborview Medical Center
  • UW Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound
  • Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technologies
  • Kathmandu University
  • Allen Brain Institute
  • NW Orthopedic Specialists
  • UW Medicine Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Exciting design topics will include:

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
  • Radiation Reduction in CT-Guided Biopsy
  • Developing an automated imaging and fluidics system for large-scale in situ sequencing in macaque brain tissue
  • Limb position monitoring for the Advanced Modular Manikin
  • Adaptive gaming controller for people with spinal cord injuries and tetraplegia
  • Biofeedback for pain management
  • Remote monitoring of anesthesia equipment in the OR
  • Eyebox: streamlining the routine eyecare process
  • Particle trapping and mass measurement using focused ultrasound
  • PLA prosthetic recovery and disposal  / medical waste reduction
  • Neonate neural diagnostics
  • Innovations in ventricular pacemakers
  • Deep learning in neural imaging diagnostics
  • Eco-friendly anesthesia filtering systems
  • Global health ultrasound diagnostic tool
  • Smart clinical training tools

We look forward to seeing you there as we celebrate and showcase our students’ creativity and innovation!

UW BioE Capstone Showcase Committee:

  • Chris Neils, Senior Capstone Instructor and Lead Coordinator
  • Rupak Rajachar, Director of Masters of Applied Bioengineering Program
  • Whit Fraleigh, Bioengineering Undergraduate Advisor
  • Hannah Anderson, Bioengineering Graduate Academic Advisor