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Humans of UW Bioengineering: Julio Pineda

Julio discusses his decision to double major in bioengineering and math and his passion for teaching and mentoring others.

By | May 11th, 2017|

Ph.D. student Rahil Jain investigates “smart” solutions for diagnostics, home electronics

In Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab, electrical engineering Ph.D. student Rahil Jain investigates ways smartphones can advance disease diagnostics technologies. To satisfy his entrepreneurial drive outside the lab, he works to develop “smart home” consumer electronics.

By | May 12th, 2017|

Allan Hoffman receives 2017 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal

The Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal annually recognizes demonstrated leadership in the field of biomaterials science and engineering. It rewards research that has made a significant and lasting impact on the field, or recent work of great originality.

By | May 8th, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Kayla Hogan

Kayla Hogan discusses her volunteer experience at a homeless shelter and at Children's Hospital, and her plans to continue volunteering after graduation.

By | May 5th, 2017|

Albert Nguyen seeks to improve at-home dialysis in Master of Applied Bioengineering program

As a Master of Applied Bioengineering (MAB) student, Albert Nguyen is working to advance at-home dialysis technology that gives patients an easier option for treating kidney failure.

By | May 2nd, 2017|

Charles Murry announced as Director of UW Medicine’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) at UW Medicine has announced the appointment of Professor Charles (Chuck) Murry as the new Director of ISCRM.

By | May 2nd, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: John Buchholz

John Buchholz discusses his experience in Dr. Pollack's lab and traveling abroad to complete a research internship in Australia.

By | April 26th, 2017|

Suzie Pun receives 2017 College of Engineering Faculty Award for Research

The Faculty Award for Research recognizes extraordinary contributions and dedication to research, support of diverse students in research, and innovative approaches in research, scholarship or creative activities.

By | April 25th, 2017|

Eric Chudler co-authors “Brain Bytes” blog for Psychology Today

Eric Chudler has recently started a blog for the print and online magazine Psychology Today. In "Brain Bytes," Chudler and co-author Lise Johnson, Ph.D., also a neuroscientist at the CSNE, explore the topic of neuroscience in small bits.

By | April 25th, 2017|

Ph.D. student Hal Holmes targets wildlife and timber trafficking with new devices

Bioengineering Ph.D. student Hal Holmes is developing a device that could help customs officials and agents of conservation combat wildlife and timber trafficking. Hal aims to create a field-deployable screening tool that can determine if a product was sourced from an endangered or protected species by looking at the information encoded in its DNA.

By | April 25th, 2017|