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.
UW Bioengineering history
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Stories of Impact
Research from the heart
Patrick Boyle, center, with bioengineering Ph.D. candidate Alexander Ochs, left, and junior Jamie [...]
UW News features Valerie Daggett’s groundbreaking Alzheimer’s diagnostic test
University of Washington Professor Valerie Daggett and her team in bioengineering have developed a [...]
Prof. Joan Sanders featured in UW Today
Written by: Kiyomi Taguchi and James Urton UW News - October 13, 2022 See [...]
Hope and Healing
Reprinted here. Original story One researcher combats cancer with the help of UW [...]
A-Alpha Bio, Nanodropper, OLA Simple finish strong, win $32,500 at 2018 UW Business Plan Competition
Photo: 2018 UW Business Plan Competition Grand Prize winners A-Alpha Bio. Courtesy of UW Foster School [...]
Donald Baker – UW Bioengineering pioneer of medical ultrasound – has died at age 85
Donald W. Baker, former professor in UW Bioengineering and in Electrical Engineering, and inventor whose device has enabled life-saving imaging for millions of patients, passed away Feb. 27, 2018.
Anniversary News & Events
2023 UW Bioengineering Graduation Celebration Thursday, June 8, 2023
Thursday, June 8, 2023 Doors open: 9:00am Start time: 9:30am Estimated End time: 11:30am [...]
BioE graduates gain hands-on experience in cardiovascular science and engineering
A patient specific cardiac model with a breakdown of the machine learning identified features [...]
Eric Chudler’s BrainWorks receives a Northwest 2023 Emmy® Award
Eric H. Chudler, Executive Producer of Brainworks Article updated June 5, 2023. [...]
Three BioE students receive prestigious fellowships
UW Bioengineering Ph.D. students Ryan Ressmeyer, Murial Ross, and Ioana Veras-Tobos are recipients of [...]
Valerie Daggett receives the University Faculty Lecture Award
Valerie Daggett, University of Washington professor of bioengineering, received the 2023 University Faculty Lecture [...]
BioE’s Endozene wins Best Health/Wellness Impact Award at the Dempsey Startup Competition
Article updated June 9, 2023 UW Bioengineering team Endozene won the Karr Tuttle Campbell [...]