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.

  • 7 Bioengineering Husky 100 students 2020

Seven Bioengineering Students in 2020 Husky 100

The UW recognized seven students from the Department of Bioengineering for the 2020 Husky 100, an honor awarded to extraordinary juniors, seniors and graduate students who are making meaningful contributions at the University of Washington and beyond. Undergraduates Anna Craig, Sofia Jepson, Amanda An Nguyen, Parker Ruth, Vidhi Singh and Eric Yang, and Ph.D. student Trey Pichon Students are among 100 students selected.

  • UW Bioengineering team Concentric 2020

Concentric wins Second Place Prize at 2020 Health Innovation Challenge

A team from UW Bioengineering took home the second place prize at the 2020 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge (HIC) March 5 on the UW Seattle campus. Concentric, a team of students in the Master’s of Applied Bioengineering program, won for their low-cost, portable screening device for corneal disease.

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.

  • Jayleen Leon

HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Jayleen Leon

Jayleen Leon is a junior in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue her education in graduate school. Read more to learn about her journey to BioE.

HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Levi Davis

Levi Devis is a senior in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue his education in graduate school. Read more to learn about his transition from community college to UW.

  • Bonnibelle Leeds

HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Bonnibelle Leeds

Bonnibelle Leeds is a senior in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue her education in graduate school. Read more to learn about her transition from community college to UW.

Humans of UW Bioengineering – Arielle Howell

Arielle Howell is a senior studying Bioengineering, and plans to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about how Arielle realized the value of extracurricular activities like water polo to find balance in a busy school schedule.

  • Vaishnavi Dhawan

HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Vaishnavi Dhawan

Vaishnavi Dhawan is a B.S./M.S. student in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue her education in graduate school. Read more to learn how the cohort nature of bioengineering put her on a more positive trajectory.

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Dr. Herbert Sauro

Dr. Herbert Sauro is an associate professor of UW Bioengineering and director of the Center of Reproducible Biomedical Modeling. He also teaches a core course on biological control systems in the undergraduate bioengineering curriculum. Read more to learn about how he took an unusual route to academia by following his passion for combining computational modeling and biology.