Humans of UW Bioengineering

The student-led Humans of UW Bioengineering project offers an inside perspective of the department’s student experience, direct from students themselves.

  • Uyen Tran

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Uyen Tran

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Uyen Tran

Uyen Tran discusses her path from business to BioE, discovering her love for computational research and plans for the future.

  • Brianna McIntosh, Nina Reese and Erin Ichinotsubo

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

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on “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.

  • Moritz Lange

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Moritz Lange

May 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Moritz Lange

Moritz Lange discusses his extracurricular work with UW Dream Project, Tau Beta Pi, and Bioengineers without Borders.

  • Julio Pineda

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Julio Pineda

May 11th, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

  • Kayla Hogan

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Kayla Hogan

May 5th, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

  • John Buchholz

Humans of UW Bioengineering: John Buchholz

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

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UW Bioengineering students excel in research, leadership and service. Read on to learn how our students are inventing the future of medicine.

  • 2017 Dean's Medalist Celina Gunnarson

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

May 11th, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

  • Alissa Bleem and Hannah Frizzell

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

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

  • Husky Help and Hope Walk participants

Bioengineers participate in Husky Hope Walk

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Bioengineers participate in Husky Hope Walk

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

  • Calysta Yan and Guanyou Lin

Seniors’ video project documents discovery, innovation in BioE research

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

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

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

  • Albert Nguyen

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

May 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on 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.

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