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Bioengineering’s Jasmine Fuerte-Stone one of first three STARS graduates

UW Bioengineering’s Jasmine Fuerte-Stone is one of the first three STARS students graduating with engineering degrees. She completed the five-year program in just four years.

By | June 2nd, 2017|

UW BioE forms group to explore global health research opportunities

UW Bioengineering seeks to create global health learning and research partnerships in developing countries. Fact-finding visits include Bangladesh, Peru and Nepal.

By | June 1st, 2017|

“Humans of UW Bioengineering” team shares student stories about the BioE experience

Seniors Erin Ichinotsubo, Brianna McIntosh and Nina Reese started their storytelling project to help prospective undergraduates discover opportunities in BioE and learn about life in the major. They also sought to celebrate the accomplishments and showcase the department's diversity.

By | May 23rd, 2017|

Seniors’ video project documents discovery, innovation in BioE research

For their honors service project, seniors Calysta Yan and Guanyou Lin teamed up to produce videos about BioE’s research themes. They were driven by a common goal: they wanted to help undergraduates explore and learn how to get involved in research.

By | May 23rd, 2017|

Two BioE-related teams take prizes at 2017 UW Business Plan Competition

Two UW Bioengineering-affiliated teams won prizes at the 2017 UW Business Plan Competition May 25, including Best Innovation/Technology Idea Prize for A-Alpha Bio.

By | May 30th, 2017|

Celina Gunnarsson receives 2017 UW President’s Medal, 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|

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|

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|

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|

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|