Suzie Hwang Pun

Robert J. Rushmer Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Washington


Box 355061
Foege Building, N530P
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 685-3488


PhD Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Minor in Biology
Thesis Advisor: Mark E Davis
MS Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology 1998
BS Chemical Engineering, Stanford University 1996


Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington 2003-2009
Senior Scientist, Insert Therapeutics 2000-2003

Awards and Honors

Undergraduate Mentor Award, University of Washington 2008
Junior Faculty Innovator Award, College of Engineering 2008
Distinguished Teacher/Mentor Award, UW Bioengineering 2007
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) 2006
National Science Foundation CAREER Award 2005
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Young Investigator Award 2005
National Hemophilia Foundation Career Development Award 2004
Marian E. Smith Junior Faculty Research Award, University of Washington 2004
MIT Technology Review’s TR100 Award “Top 100 Young Innovators” 2002
Everhart Lectureship Prize, Caltech 2000
Constantin G. Economou Memorial Lectureship Prize, Caltech 1998
Whitaker Foundation Doctoral Fellow 1996
Phi Beta Kappa 1995