Friday, October 27 –
The 2017 Biomaterials Showcase and Hoffman Symposium honors the career accomplishments of UW Bioengineering Professor Emeritus Allan S. Hoffman.
The Hoffman Symposium annually recognizes Dr. Allan S. Hoffman, UW Bioengineering’s international ambassador for biomaterials. This year’s event, held in conjunction with UW BioE’s 50th anniversary, will feature an agenda of talks from prominent alumni and members of industry, student activities and the annual symposium — to be presented by Dr. Hoffman himself.
11:30 – 4:00 p.m.
W.H. Foege Building, Rm. N130A
PRESENTING PROFESSOR EMERITUS ALLAN S. HOFFMAN, PH.D.
“THE BIRTH AND EVOLUTION OF BIOMATERIALS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (1970-2017)”
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Hitchcock Hall 132
Joining UW’s faculty in 1970, Dr. Hoffman pioneered applications of temperature and pH-responsive polymers and hydrogels. His groundbreaking discoveries led to advances in the fields of drug delivery, diagnostic assay development and surface science.