Humans of Bioengineering: Preston Pan

Preston is an undergraduate junior in bioengineering, and he is interested in the electrical engineering/programming aspects of bioengineering. Read more about how his experiences in and out of BioE, and being in a competitive major, have shaped his interests and goals.

By | February 21st, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Sam Krahling

Sam Krahling is a senior in the Max Lab in the Speech and Hearing Sciences Department, and plans to go into consulting and potentially pursue an MBA in the future. Her activities range far beyond BioE, including becoming ordained to marry her housemates.

By | February 14th, 2018|

Winston Ciridon nominated for 2018 UW Distinguished Staff Award

Winston Ciridon, research technologist in bioengineering and chemical engineering, has been nominated for a UW Distinguished Staff Award. He joins Shirley Nollette, assistant to the chair, as a 2018 DSA nominee from BioE.

By | February 7th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Soren Johnson

Soren Johnson is a senior in bioengineering currently doing research in Dr. Suzie Pun’s lab. His work involves developing nonviral methods for efficient and stable gene transfer in renal progenitor cells. Upon graduation he plans on working in industry after hiking across the United States along the Pacific Crest Trail.

By | February 7th, 2018|

Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad receives Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development award

Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad has has received an Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development (IREK12) program award to support her efforts to develop novel neural interfaces and investigate the plasticity mechanism of the brain.

By | February 5th, 2018|

Eric Chudler’s BrainWorks seeks support for new episode on brain-computer interface technology

A team led by Eric Chudler, research associate professor of bioengineering and executive director of UW's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, is seeking support for the next episode of their Emmy®-award winning UWTV program, BrainWorks.

By | January 31st, 2018|

UW Bioengineering advances solutions to neural engineering challenges with new research area

UW Bioengineering has formally announced neural engineering as a research thrust, in recognition of new hires, expanding opportunities and the department’s growing leadership in the field.

By | January 31st, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Yoshitaka Goto

Yoshitaka Goto began in bioengineering as a direct freshman admit and is now a senior. He is actively involved with iGEM, where he has served several leadership roles. He also represented the UW team at the 2016 and 2017 iGEM International Competition, where they won bronze and silver, respectively. He currently works in Dr. Herbert Sauro’s lab, where he performs computational modelling of E. coli and investigates how specific genetic pathways may alter the bacteria’s behavior, specifically with resource drain and cost.

By | January 31st, 2018|

New study abroad program in Nepal to explore clinical needs and technology solutions for global health

UW BioE's new exploration seminar "Bioengineering Nepal: Technology Development for Global Health" will introduce students to needs, solutions and challenges that impact health care delivery.

By | January 25th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Janis Shin

Undergrad Janis Shin discusses her journey from growing up in an undeserved community to BioE, and to overcome the adversity she experienced against her academic pursuits. Looking forward, she hopes to empower students from backgrounds like hers to chase their dreams.

By | January 24th, 2018|