David Juergens was awarded an Honorable Mention selection in the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Among over 12,000 highly competitive applicants, David was selected as a top tier student with enormous potential to become a scientific leader and advocate. Congrats!
The University of Washington in Seattle, Washington seeks to fill a full-time post-doctoral research associate position. The position focuses on the development of soft MEMS tactile sensing skin using liquid metal strain gauges that can sense both dynamic normal and shear forces for increasing the perceptual abilities of robotic manipulators in highly sensitive environments. The… Read more »
Jay Rutherford passed his PhD General Exam in the Mechanical Engineering department making him officially a PhD candidate. Excellent work, Jay! Next stop — thesis defence!
Ayo Olanrewaju joins the group as a postdoctoral scholar working on a point of care diagnostic for HIV PrEP adherence. Jane Zhang has been appointed as an Acting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and will work with our group on a point of care assay for HIV viral load monitoring. Welcome, Ayo & Jane!
The University of Washington in Seattle, Washington seeks to fill a full-time acting assistant professor or post-doctoral research associate position. The proposed position focuses on the development of a point-of-care diagnostic for determining HIV viral load. The successful candidate will work in Jonathan Posner’s research group, will have an appointment in either the Departments of… Read more »
The Levinson Emerging Scholars Program supports talented and highly motivated UW juniors and seniors who want to pursue creative and advanced bioscience and related research. The program selects 10 outstanding UW undergraduates per year to receive funding to support their research, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference. Congrats!
Amanda Levenson has been awarded the J. H. Jensen Family Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year in recognition of her progress in the chemical engineering studies. Congratulations!
Amanda Levenson gave a presentation at Undergraduate Research Symposium on the topic of “Point-of-Care Nucleic Acid Amplification Diagnostic for HIV-1 Using Isotachophoresis” during special panel “HIV: Diagnostics, Drug Resistance, and Antibodies” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 19, 2017. The symposium is dedicated to facilitate research experiences for undergraduates in all academic disciplines. The… Read more »
Congratulations to Yin for defending his thesis and completing all requirements for his PhD.
Prof. Jonathan D. Posner, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, with joint appointment in Chemical Engineering and Family Medicine, will assume full professorship effective this fall. Congratulations!