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“Humans of UW Bioengineering” team shares student stories about the BioE experience

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.

By | May 23rd, 2017|

Seniors’ video project documents discovery, innovation in BioE research

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.

By | May 23rd, 2017|

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.

By | May 11th, 2017|

Ph.D. students Alissa Bleem and Hannah Frizzell receive NSF GROW fellowships

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.

By | May 22nd, 2017|

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.

By | May 12th, 2017|

Finding what feeds the heart: Rong Tian interviewed for Circulation Research

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.

By | May 17th, 2017|

Bioengineers participate in Husky Hope Walk

UW Bioengineering students, faculty and staff participated in the Husky Hope and Help (H3) Walk on [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|

Senior Fellows Heather Gustafson and Meredith Redd receive Whitaker International Scholar Awards

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.

By | May 17th, 2017|

Ph.D. student Rahil Jain investigates “smart” solutions for diagnostics, home electronics

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.

By | May 12th, 2017|

Allan Hoffman receives 2017 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal

The Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal annually recognizes demonstrated leadership in the field of biomaterials science and engineering. It rewards research that has made a significant and lasting impact on the field, or recent work of great originality.

By | May 8th, 2017|