The GROW program expands opportunities for US graduate students to engage in international research collaboration, and is open only to active awardees of the NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Alissa will travel to Denmark and Hannah is headed to Australia.
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.
UW Bioengineering students, faculty and staff participated in the Husky Hope and Help (H3) Walk on [...]
Celina, a senior in Assistant Professor Ying Zheng's lab, is developing a tool that can help researchers understand blood brain barrier dysfunction in cerebral malaria, and has co-created a curriculum that focuses on the interplay of ethics and diversity in undergraduate engineering education.
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.
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.
Camille Birch, Shivani Gupta, David McIntyre, Connor Tsuchida and Jonathan Tsui selected for Husky 100 Class of 2017
The Husky 100 connect to life inside and outside the classroom, and apply what they learn to make a difference on campus, in their communities and for the future. They demonstrate passion, leadership and commitment to inspire all at UW to shape their own Husky Experience.
The University of Washington’s College of Engineering is taking a significant step to improve undergraduate engineering students’ educational experiences by offering Direct to College admission beginning with the entering freshman class of 2018.
Meredith Redd, a recent Ph.D. grad from the Zheng and Murry labs, will travel to the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program promotes the professional development of superb leaders in biomedical engineering who will advance the profession through an international outlook.
Ph.D. student James Wu co-authors article for The Conversation – “Melding mind and machine: How close are we?”
In "Melding mind and machine: How close are we?" Wu and Dr. Rao discuss historical efforts to connect the brain with technology to enhance human capabilities.