UW Bioengineering eNews | Spring/Summer 2020

In an unprecedented year, UW Bioengineering celebrates achievements in research, education and outreach. Our department is known for our culture of openness and collaboration. Let’s continue to build on that to create a more equitable, inclusive and compassionate community together.

By | July 1st, 2020|

Favour Orji Receives Gilman Scholarship

Favour Orji, a UW senior working on a dual degree in bioengineering and sociology, has received the highly competitive Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

By | June 28th, 2020|

Bioengineering alumna Jane Grande-Allen receives 2020 UW Diamond Award

UW Bioengineering alumna Jane Grande-Allen (Ph.D. ’98) has received the UW College of Engineering’s 2020 Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Academia.

By | June 26th, 2020|

Bioengineering students finish in top 3 in Microsoft Imagine Cup

Two bioengineering students were part of a team that finished in the top three of Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup, a global technology competition for student developers. 

By | June 26th, 2020|

Three UW Bioengineering students receive 2020 Fulbright awards

UW Bioengineering undergraduates Sarah Slack and Vidhi Singh, and Ph.D. student Hannah VanBenschoten, were awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year.

By | June 5th, 2020|

Alyssa Taylor Honored with 2020 UW Distinguished Teaching Award

UW Bioengineering Senior Lecturer Alyssa Taylor has received a 2020 UW Distinguished Teaching Award, which recognizes UW faculty for outstanding dedication and innovations in teaching, mentoring and service to others.

By | May 28th, 2020|

UW Bioengineering’s Parker Ruth Named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar

UW Bioengineering senior Parker Ruth is one of three students from the University of Washington and among 396 nationwide to be named Goldwater Scholars for 2020.  

By | May 26th, 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.

By | May 15th, 2020|

Students Recognize BioE Faculty with FACET Awards

Three UW Bioengineering core faculty members are being honored by the 2020 Faculty Appreciation for Career Education & Training (FACET) Awards program for positively impacting their students' career and professional development.

By | May 7th, 2020|

BioE Alumna’s Nanodropper Startup Gets Boost from Accelerator Program

Nanodropper, a company co-founded by University of Washington Bioengineering alumna Mackenzie Andrews, MS ’19, has completed this year’s Jones + Foster Accelerator program and received $25,000 in seed funding.

By | March 20th, 2020|