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With smartphone camera, researchers can create hyperspectral images to analyze skin changes

Modern smartphone cameras can be harnessed to analyze and track skin changes and blood flow dynamics under the skin, report UW Bioengineering Professor Ruikang Wang and his graduate student Qinghua He, in the February issue of Biomedical Optics Express.

By | March 10th, 2020|

BioE graduate student Alyssa Schul wins Grand Prize at Science and Technology Showcase

UW Bioengineering graduate student Alyssa Schul took home the $1,000 Premera Grand Prize at UW’s  2020 Science and Technology Showcase Jan. 29. A

By | March 9th, 2020|

NESAC/Bio wins 2020 SFB Technology, Innovation and Development Award; Cole DeForest wins 2020 Young Investigator Award

University of Washington bioengineers have won two awards from the Society for Biomaterials and will receive the honors in May 2020. The NESAC/Bio team of Buddy Ratner, David Castner and Lara Gamble have won the 2020 Technology Innovation and Development Award, and Cole DeForest won the 2020 Young Investigators Award.

By | March 9th, 2020|

Engineered capillaries model traffic in tiny blood vessels

University of Washington bioengineers Ying Zheng and Cole DeForest, working with Seattle Children’s infectious disease researchers, have engineered tiny blood vessels and shed light on how severe malaria infection causes red blood cells to get stuck in the bloodstream’s narrowest passageways. Their paper is published in the Jan. 17 issue of Science Advances.  

By | January 24th, 2020|

Bioengineer Nancy Allbritton Named Dean of UW College of Engineering

On Nov. 1, bioengineer Dr. Nancy Allbritton began her role as Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Washington. In addition to her deanship at UW, she holds an appointment in the UW Department of Bioengineering, where she plans to continue her research in single-cell enzymatic assays and organ-on-a-chip technology.

By | December 30th, 2019|

2019 Allan Hoffman Lecture – Kristi S. Anseth, Ph.D.

University of Washington Department of Bioengineering Allan S. Hoffman Lecture Presents Kristi S. Anseth, Ph.D. [...]

By | October 9th, 2019|

Computational Molecular Biology Annual Retreat (9am on 10/4 @ Waterfront Activities Center)

You are invited to attend the 2019 Computational Molecular Biology (CMB) Annual Retreat on October [...]

By | September 18th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Alton Cao

Alton Cao is a senior studying bioengineering, and he plans to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about how Alton found his way into research before realizing he needed to make a change in his path, and discovered that working in patient care and medicine was more fulfilling for him.

By | June 13th, 2019|

Innovation & Impact – UW Bioengineering eNews Spring/Summer 2019

A recap of UW Bioengineering's efforts to empower better health care through biomedical research, education and service, and impact medicine, for Washington and for the world.

By | June 13th, 2019|

Nanodropper wins Grand Prize; Pulmora, Insulin Anywhere also win at 2019 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge

Eight teams involving UW BioE undergraduate and graduate students were among 22 teams competing in [...]

By | June 11th, 2019|