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CADRE Continues CPIAC’s Legacy of Serving the Propulsion and Energetics Communities

May 18, 2015

The Chemical Propulsion Information Analysis Center (CPIAC) is continuing its nearly 70 years of uninterrupted service under a new name: CADRE: the JHU Center for Aerospace-Defense Research and Engineering. Under its new name, the center is preparing for a pending award that will continue technical and administrative support for the Joint-Army-Navy-NASA-Air Force (JANNAF) under contract to NASA,and will advance scientific discovery […]

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Jennifer Elisseeff joins National Academy of Inventors

May 18, 2015

Jennifer Elisseeff, Jules Stein Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Medicine, has been celebrated for her groundbreaking creations on numerous occasions in the media and through professional accolades. Now, she has added another to the rapidly growing list: being named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI’s self-proclaimed mission […]

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LCSR post-doc wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award

May 14, 2015

Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell, a postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, has received a National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence Award for her work developing technology to make surgery safer. This award, which provides a salary and funding for two years, supports younger researchers as they transition from post-doctoral fellows […]

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Taylor receives IEEE EMBS’s Technical Achievement Award

May 8, 2015

Russell H. Taylor, the John C. Malone Professor of Computer Science and director of the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics at the Whiting School of Engineering, has won the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Engineering in Medicine and Biology Technical Achievement Award for “contributions and leadership in the field of surgical robotics and […]

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AMS’s Geman elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 1, 2015

Donald Geman of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics is among 84 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences, an honorary society that advises the government on scientific matters. Geman joined the Whiting School of Engineering in 2001 and also is a researcher within the university’s Institute for Computational Medicine and Center for Imaging […]

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DoGEE’s Brush named Fellow of Ecological Society of America

April 29, 2015

Grace S. Brush, a professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. This honorary title is given to a select number of members each year to honor those who are recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the discipline. Brush […]

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Tiny Lab Devices Could Attack Huge Problem of Drug-Resistant Infections

April 24, 2015

A Johns Hopkins engineer, supported by a major NIH grant, is leading a multi-institution team that wants to keep bacterial infections from dodging the dwindling arsenal of drugs that destroy the deadly microbes. The group’s goal is to build palm-size devices that can quickly figure out which germ is causing a hospital-linked infection and then […]

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Undergrads win funding for bright new venture in Tanzania

April 22, 2015

Bright Energy Africa aims to introduce healthier, environmentally friendly energy source. In Tanzania for an internship last summer, Miguel Dias found himself spending a lot of time in smoke-filled rooms. Residents would often cook indoors using charcoal, and the smoke would saturate the small spaces. Not accustomed to it, “in just five minutes, I’d already […]

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