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.

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HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Joaquin Batista

May 27th, 2020|Comments Off on HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Joaquin Batista

Joaquin Batista is a graduate student in the Masters of Applied Bioengineering (MAB) program with [...]

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Hannah Redden

May 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Hannah Redden

Hannah Redden is a senior in the Department of Bioengineering and Department of Biochemistry, minoring [...]

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Alton Cao

June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: Alton Cao

Alton Cao is a senior studying bioengineering, and he plans to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about how Alton found his way into research before realizing he needed to make a change in his path, and discovered that working in patient care and medicine was more fulfilling for him.

HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Savannah Lawton

June 7th, 2019|Comments Off on HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Savannah Lawton

Savannah Lawton is a senior studying Bioengineering. After graduation, she will be traveling the world solo for eight months under the Bonderman Fellowship. Read more to learn about how Savannah discovered her interests in bioengineering and plans to enter medicine.

Humans of UW Bioengineering: David Younger

May 31st, 2019|Comments Off on Humans of UW Bioengineering: David Younger

David Younger is a postdoc in Bioengineering who is commercializing the work from his Ph.D. at A-Alpha Bio. Read more to learn about how the teamwork and scientific skills he built from his undergrad and Ph.D. were a perfect fit for his current challenge to build a startup.

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HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Becky Darrow

May 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Becky Darrow

Becky Darrow is a senior in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and she will work as a consultant at Accenture after graduation. Read more to learn about her love of dance and lessons she learned throughout college.

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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.

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Bioengineering Students Developing Platform to Assess Public Understanding of COVID-19

July 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Bioengineering Students Developing Platform to Assess Public Understanding of COVID-19

A group of UW Bioengineering undergraduates came together this spring to develop a way to promote public understanding of the COVID-19 crisis. Through two design challenge competitions and the aid of mentors, they have refined their idea and are developing a platform that aims to capture how well the public understands the disease and identify gaps in knowledge.

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Arogya wins Prizes at UW Dempsey Startup Competition, Environmental Innovation Challenge

June 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Arogya wins Prizes at UW Dempsey Startup Competition, Environmental Innovation Challenge

A team of UW bioengineering and psychology undergraduates have created an electricity-free clothes washer and dryer that captured the attention of judges and two prizes totaling $9,000 at several design challenge competitions this spring.

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Favour Orji Receives Gilman Scholarship

June 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Favour Orji Receives Gilman Scholarship

Favour Orji, a UW senior working on a dual degree in bioengineering and sociology, has received the highly competitive Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

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Bioengineering students finish in top 3 in Microsoft Imagine Cup

June 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Bioengineering students finish in top 3 in Microsoft Imagine Cup

Two bioengineering students were part of a team that finished in the top three of Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup, a global technology competition for student developers. 

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Three UW Bioengineering students receive 2020 Fulbright awards

June 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Three UW Bioengineering students receive 2020 Fulbright awards

UW Bioengineering undergraduates Sarah Slack and Vidhi Singh, and Ph.D. student Hannah VanBenschoten, were awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year.

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UW Bioengineering’s Parker Ruth Named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar

May 26th, 2020|Comments Off on UW Bioengineering’s Parker Ruth Named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar

UW Bioengineering senior Parker Ruth is one of three students from the University of Washington and among 396 nationwide to be named Goldwater Scholars for 2020.  

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