Students in the News
UW Bioengineering students excel in research, leadership and service. Read on to learn how our students are inventing the future of medicine.
Endozene, LegUp Prosthetics and Piezopulse win top prizes at the 2023 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge
Winning BioE team members and some of their work. Credit: Matt Hagen/UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship and Soraya Bailey/UW Bioengineering Seven teams involving UW BioE students were among 22 teams to compete [...]
Seven BioE teams to compete in the 2023 Health Innovation Challenge finals
Congratulations to the seven UW Bioengineering-related teams competing in the 2023 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge (HIC) March 2. The Bioengineering students are part of 22 regional finalist teams facing off in the competition. Four [...]
UW BioE students receive scholarships and fellowships
We are proud of our students who have been honored with scholarships or fellowships for the 2022-2023 academic year. Levinson Emerging Scholars Award The Levinson Emerging Scholars Award supports talented and highly [...]
Creating Community through Coffee Chats
The isolation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light how important social connection is for a person’s well-being. Recognizing the significance of connection, a group of UW Bioengineering students, at the suggestion of faculty, [...]
BioE Ph.D. student Julien Bloch, receives the 2022 Center for Neurotechnology Best Paper Award
UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student, Julien Bloch, was named the 2022 recipient of the Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) Best Paper Award for Neurotechnology Advancement.
31 UW Bioengineering students presented their work at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
The 25th UW Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) took place May 20 and featured hundreds of UW students from all academic disciplines who presented their research topics. Thirty-one of the presenters are bioengineering students. Presenting [...]
Humans of BioE
The student-led Humans of UW Bioengineering project offers an inside perspective of the department’s student experience, direct from students themselves.
HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Kassidy Tromboni
Kassidy Tromboni is a graduate student in the MAB program.
HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Joaquin Batista
Joaquin Batista is a graduate student in the Masters of Applied Bioengineering (MAB) program with the Department of Bioengineering. He is currently working on a project applying augmented reality to neurosurgery for neurosurgical navigation using [...]
Humans of UW Bioengineering: Hannah Redden
Hannah Redden is a senior in the Department of Bioengineering and Department of Biochemistry, minoring in Chemistry and Classical Studies, undergraduate researcher in the Integrated Brain Imaging Center (IBIC), and Outreach Chair for BMES. Throughout [...]
Humans of UW Bioengineering: Alton Cao
Alton Cao is a senior studying bioengineering, and he plans to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about how Alton found his way into research before realizing he needed to make a change in his path, and discovered that working in patient care and medicine was more fulfilling for him.
HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Savannah Lawton
Savannah Lawton is a senior studying Bioengineering. After graduation, she will be traveling the world solo for eight months under the Bonderman Fellowship. Read more to learn about how Savannah discovered her interests in bioengineering and plans to enter medicine.
Humans of UW Bioengineering: David Younger
David Younger is a postdoc in Bioengineering who is commercializing the work from his Ph.D. at A-Alpha Bio. Read more to learn about how the teamwork and scientific skills he built from his undergrad and Ph.D. were a perfect fit for his current challenge to build a startup.