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Johns Hopkins senior Sandya Subramanian wins Churchill Scholarship

January 21, 2015

Sandya Subramanian, a biomedical engineering and applied mathematics and statistics major from Grand Rapids, Mich., has won a scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States for graduate study at England’s University of Cambridge. The Churchill Scholarship is awarded annually to at least 14 students who have demonstrated a capacity to contribute to the advancement of […]

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Nature commentary: Mobilizing Ebola survivors to curb the epidemic

January 16, 2015

Joshua Epstein, director of systems science for the Systems Institute, co-authored a commentary piece, “Infectious disease: Mobilizing Ebola survivors to curb the epidemic,” in a recent issue of the journal Nature. Epstein is a professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine, and has joint appointments in the Whiting School’s Department of Applied […]

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Amitabh Basu Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

January 15, 2015

Amitabh Basu, assistant professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award. This award recognizes the highest level of excellence in early-stage researchers. The five-year award will support Amitabh’s efforts to break new ground in the fundamentals of discrete optimization. Discrete optimization provides solution methods […]

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David Gracias elected to AIMBE’s College of Fellows

January 15, 2015

David Gracias has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)’s College of Fellows. AIMBE Fellows are the most accomplished and distinguished leaders in the fields of medical and biological engineering, and I hope you will join me in congratulating David on the tremendous honor. David, a professor of Chemical and […]

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Sharon Gerecht named first Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar

January 14, 2015

Sharon Gerecht, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named the first Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar. This named award is given to a senior assistant or associate professor to recognize accomplishment and to promote professional development. It recognizes Sharon’s groundbreaking research into the mechanisms underlying cell […]

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Jaafar El-Awady Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

January 14, 2015

The National Science Foundation has selected Jaafar El-Awady, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, to receive its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes the highest level of excellence in early-stage researchers. The five-year grant will support El-Awady’s research into the underlying deformation mechanism in materials. As founder of the Computational and Experimental Materials Engineering […]

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Seth Guikema named Carol Linde Croft Faculty Scholar

January 13, 2015

Seth Guikema, an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, has been named the Carol Linde Croft Faculty Scholar. This named award is given to a senior associate or associate professor to recognize accomplishment and to promote professional development. Seth’s work focuses on problems of urban and infrastructure resilience and sustainability in […]

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