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Seniors Erin Ichinotsubo, Brianna McIntosh and Nina Reese started their storytelling project to help prospective undergraduates discover opportunities in BioE and learn about life in the major. They also sought to celebrate the accomplishments and showcase the department's diversity.
For their honors service project, seniors Calysta Yan and Guanyou Lin teamed up to produce videos about BioE’s research themes. They were driven by a common goal: they wanted to help undergraduates explore and learn how to get involved in research.
Celina Gunnarsson receives 2017 UW President’s Medal, College of Engineering Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence
Celina, a senior in Assistant Professor Ying Zheng's lab, is developing a tool that can help researchers understand blood brain barrier dysfunction in cerebral malaria, and has co-created a curriculum that focuses on the interplay of ethics and diversity in undergraduate engineering education.
The GROW program expands opportunities for US graduate students to engage in international research collaboration, and is open only to active awardees of the NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Alissa will travel to Denmark and Hannah is headed to Australia.
Alumni Anna Blakney, Abbi Helfer, Emily Krogstad and Lael Wentland advance bioengineering worldwide with Whitaker awards
UW Bioengineering alumni Anna Blakney, Abbi Helfer, Emily Krogstad and Lael Wentland received Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program awards in 2016 to pursue independent research projects abroad. They talk about their experiences researching and living in England, Australia, South Africa and Vietnam.
Rong Tian, joint UW professor of anesthesiology/pain medicine and bioengineering, was interviewed for an article appearing in the May 12 issue of Circulation Research. Dr. Tian directs UW Medicine's Mitochondria and Metabolism Research Center, and investigates the role of mitochondria and pathogenesis in cardiovascular and metabolic disease.
UW Bioengineering students, faculty and staff participated in the Husky Hope and Help (H3) Walk on [...]
The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program promotes the professional development of superb leaders in biomedical engineering who will advance the profession through an international outlook. Both senior fellows will travel to Australia - Dr. Gustafson to Melbourne, and Dr. Redd to Brisbane.
In Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab, electrical engineering Ph.D. student Rahil Jain investigates ways smartphones can advance disease diagnostics technologies. To satisfy his entrepreneurial drive outside the lab, he works to develop “smart home” consumer electronics.