The New Innovator in NANOMED 2018 award, from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional early career technical advancement and innovation in the field of nano/molecular medicine and engineering.
UW Bioengineering ranked fourth among biomedical engineering programs by 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
The study, compiled by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranked more than 4,000 universities in 52 subjects across engineering, and the natural, life, medical and social sciences.
Suzie Pun, the Robert F. Rushmer Professor of Bioengineering, is one of 14 UW faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2018. The academy’s mission is “to provide expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policymaking in Washington, and to increase the role and visibility of science in the state.”
Learning the language of business, with the help of UW's Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, enabled the A-Alpha Bio team to launch their ideas from the lab to a startup company, and introduce their technology to Seattle's entrepreneurship community and beyond.
Monkeys with heart failure regrew working heart muscle after receiving human stem cells, report a UW team led by Charles Murry, professor of bioengineering, pathology and cardiology/medicine.
It's a wrap on another year of UW Bioengineering eNews. Read on to learn how our faculty and students are inventing the future of medicine, and serving as leaders in bioengineering research, education and outreach.
The BCTG provides an opportunity for graduate students interested in cardiovascular science and engineering to train under the guidance of excellent mentors. Application deadline: Thursday, July 12, 2018.
After wrapping up the second year of the Humans of UW Bioengineering blog, recent B.S. grads Vanessa Nguyen and Samantha Sun reflect on their motivation to become involved in the project and how they found inspiration in working with their fellow students to share their stories.
David Castner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering, is specifically acknowledged for "leading advances in rigorous and state-of-the-art surface analysis methods applied to organic and biological samples."
UW Bioengineering master's student Dylan Guelig is developing a cartridge-style two-dimensional paper network test that can detect minute amounts of proteins present in deadly flu viruses as well as a similar test for the Ebola virus.