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How Neuromorphic Image Sensors Steal Tricks from the Eye

November 30, 2015

In a November 26, 2015 article in IEEE Spectrum, Ralph Etienne-Cummings and colleagues discuss how neuromorphic vision sensors offer increased speed, greater dynamic range, and savings in computational cost as compared with standard video technique. These sensors work less like cameras and instead function more like human eyes. The article is an outgrowth of collaboration […]

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Kevin Hemker elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 23, 2015

Kevin Hemker, a professor of mechanical engineering in the Whiting School of Engineering and a professor of earth and planetary sciences in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, is one of four Johns Hopkins researchers  elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science. AAAS fellows are elected by their peers and honored for their […]

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Andrew Conn working with mechanical engineering design students in 2002. IMAGE: WILL KIRK / HOMEWOODPHOTO.JHU.EDU

WSE mourns the passing of Andrew Conn BS ’57, PhD ’64

November 19, 2015

Andrew F. Conn BS ’57, PhD ’64, a retired senior lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering who played a pivotal role in creating and expanding the senior design course that is the department’s capstone undergraduate design experience, died on Friday, Nov. 6. Conn was a leading expert in the development of high-pressure water-jets for […]

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Gerecht and Mao appointed associate directors of INBT effective January 1

November 18, 2015

The Institute for Nanobiotechnology (INBT) is pleased to announce that Sharon Gerecht and Hai-Quan Mao have been appointed as associate directors, effective January 1, 2016. Both Gerecht and Mao are engaged in collaborative projects with researchers in the School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and […]

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