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Ph.D. students Alissa Bleem and Hannah Frizzell receive NSF GROW fellowships

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.

By | May 22nd, 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|

Bioengineers participate in Husky Hope Walk

UW Bioengineering students, faculty and staff participated in the Husky Hope and Help (H3) Walk on [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|

Celina Gunnarsson receives 2017 College of Engineering Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence

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.

By | May 11th, 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|

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|

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.

By | April 18th, 2017|

UW College of Engineering announces Direct to College admission for 2018 incoming freshman class

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.

By | April 17th, 2017|

Meredith Redd receives Whitaker International Scholar Award

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.

By | April 12th, 2017|

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.

By | April 12th, 2017|