Suzie Pun, the UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, was recently named a 2015 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction given to academic inventors who demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and societal welfare.
Learn about advances in research made by UW Bioengineering faculty and students in 2015, as well as the many awards and honors they have received in the past year.
Barry Lutz is one of 17 UW faculty to be named 2015 CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellows recognized for initiating groundbreaking programs, fostering industry collaborations and sharing their ideas, knowledge and entrepreneurial thinking across UW.
UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student Jia Jun Chia has received a HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Award. This award recognizes commitment to research at the interface of basic science and medicine.
Lecturer Alyssa Taylor has been elected as Member-at-Large for the Biomedical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Dr. Gamble is recognized for her continued development of novel biomedical surface analysis tools and methodology for advancing our understanding of diagnostic devices and biological materials.
Ten UW Bioengineering undergraduates have received College of Engineering and Department of Bioengineering scholarships for [...]
Instead of pursuing a tenure-track faculty position or a job in industry, UW Bioengineering Lecturer Alyssa Taylor decided to focus on her passion for undergraduate education and become a course lecturer. Today, Dr. Taylor is recognized for her work teaching and mentoring BioE students, and promoting academic discovery in the department community.
Five UW Bioengineering student-led teams won over $30,000 of start-up funding at the 18th annual UW Business Plan Competition. The competition offers entrepreneurial students an opportunity to turn their ideas into compelling and viable startups. BioE teams won seven of the 14 prizes in the competition, including the second place and finalist prizes.
Profiles of the 2015 BioE Awards recipients: Suzie Pun (Outstanding Faculty Mentor), Nuttada Panpradist (Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor), Ted Chen (Outstanding Graduate Student TA) and Colleen Irvin (Outstanding Staff Member).