For 50 years, UW Bioengineering has engineered better health for a boundless future.

Join us to explore our next 50 years of impact on health and healthcare.

May 21-22, 2018

W.H. Foege Building, University of Washington Seattle campus

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2017-18 marks the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Center for Bioengineering at UW, and 20 years since BioE was established as an academic department.

At the UW Bioengineering 50/20 Anniversary signature event, our students, faculty, staff and alumni will gather to learn about our distinguished history as a leader in biomedical invention and collectively look towards our future.

The two-day event will feature talks from our faculty, staff and special guests, panel discussions and networking opportunities.

Featured speakers include:

Special Talks

Lee Huntsman“Health Care Innovation”

Lee Huntsman
UW President Emeritus
Professor Emeritus, UW Bioengineering


David Auth“Biomedical Engineering: What we’ve learned and what lies ahead”

David Auth
Founder/CEO, Heart Technology, Inc.
Affiliate Professor, UW Bioengineering

Keynote Address

Rod PettigrewRoderic I. Pettigrew “Engineering Medicine: Decades of Transformation and the Promise of Healthy Longevity”

CEO and Executive Dean of EnHealth


Event Website

To access the event agenda, speaker bios, venue/accommodation information and more, or to learn how to get involved, please visit the event website.

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