50 years of engineering better health for a boundless future

2017-18 marked the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Center for Bioengineering at UW, and 20 years since BioE was established as an academic department. Read about UW BioE’s achievements, leadership through the decades and notable dates in the anniversary article.

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UW Bioengineering history

Learn how we have advanced bioengineering research, education, leadership and service, from our beginning as the UW Center of Bioengineering in 1967 to today.

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Stories of Impact

  • Bioengineers Connecting

Bioengineers Connect: An evening of networking and inspiration

May 1st, 2024|Comments Off on Bioengineers Connect: An evening of networking and inspiration

Bioengineers Connect, a UW Bioengineering initiative, brought together alumni and students for a networking dinner to share experiences and aspirations.

  • UW Bioengineering - Inventing the Future of Medicine

BioE Impact report

October 5th, 2023|Comments Off on BioE Impact report

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  • Department Successes

Impact Built Together

June 13th, 2023|Comments Off on Impact Built Together

An update on bioengineering’s successes this academic year As the Department of Bioengineering is [...]

  • Patrick M Boyle at work in the CardSS lab

Research from the heart

March 16th, 2023|Comments Off on Research from the heart

Patrick Boyle, center, with bioengineering Ph.D. candidate Alexander Ochs, left, and junior Jamie [...]

  • Prof. Joan Sanders

Prof. Joan Sanders featured in UW Today

October 21st, 2022|Comments Off on Prof. Joan Sanders featured in UW Today

Written by: Kiyomi Taguchi and James Urton UW News - October 13, 2022 See [...]

  • Izzy Kim DiversiTEA

DiversiTEA: Building community one cup of boba at a time

May 13th, 2024|Comments Off on DiversiTEA: Building community one cup of boba at a time

Issac "Izzy" Kim stands out not just for her academic and professional pursuits but also for her deep commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • UW BioE Husky 100

Six Bioengineering students named to 2024 Husky 100

May 8th, 2024|Comments Off on Six Bioengineering students named to 2024 Husky 100

UW named six Bioengineering students as a part of the 2024 Husky 100. This [...]

  • Princess Imoukhede and Patrick M. Boyle

Patrick Boyle and Princess Imoukhuede receive 2024 ITHS Awards

January 9th, 2024|Comments Off on Patrick Boyle and Princess Imoukhuede receive 2024 ITHS Awards

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Patrick Boyle and Bioengineering Professor and Chair Princess Imoukhuede have [...]

  • Bioengineers Connecting

Bioengineers Connect: An evening of networking and inspiration

May 1st, 2024|Comments Off on Bioengineers Connect: An evening of networking and inspiration

Bioengineers Connect, a UW Bioengineering initiative, brought together alumni and students for a networking dinner to share experiences and aspirations.