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|

New Weill Neurohub Launches First Projects; UW Bioengineering Faculty Among Project Leaders

Two UW Bioengineering faculty, Amy Orsborn and Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad, are project leaders on one of the new Weill Neurohub's five foundational projects announced in March.

By | June 26th, 2020|

Meeting the need for COVID-19 test kits: pivoting from Seattle Flu Study and developing new rapid tests

Barry Lutz, associate professor, and his lab are working on multiple fronts to support the need for coronavirus testing. Within days, his team shifted from helping with the Seattle Flu Study to COVID-19, and his lab began developing community and at-home tests.

By | June 16th, 2020|

2020 UW Department of Bioengineering Graduation Celebration.

2020 UW Department of Bioengineering Graduation Celebration. The UW Department of Bioengineering celebrates the graduates [...]

By | June 16th, 2020|

Paul Yager developing rapid COVID-19 tests for the home and clinic

The Paul Yager Lab at UW Bioengineering is applying its rapid, low-cost testing technology, called UbiNAAT, to COVID-19 tests, which could be used by untrained people in their homes as well as in health care facilities and low-resource settings around the world.

By | June 11th, 2020|

Patrick Boyle Leads Artificial Intelligence Effort to Predict Risk of Heart Complications from COVID-19

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Patrick Boyle and his collaborators in UW cardiology and epidemiology are developing a way to use artificial intelligence to help frontline health care workers predict which COVID-19 patients are at highest risk for heart complications from the illness.

By | June 10th, 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|

Herbert Sauro, David Baker, Dayong Gao Elected to AIMBE

UW professors and bioengineering faculty Herbert Sauro, David Baker and Dayong Gao have been named fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

By | May 27th, 2020|