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Inside the career of longtime engineering professor James West

February 10, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Hub. James West has always viewed age as just a number that does not have a correlation to his ability to work. At 90, he not only oversees a lab of students conducting research, but is just as excited about conducting research as he was at the outset of […]

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Ralph Etienne-Cummings elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows

February 4, 2021

Ralph Etienne-Cummings, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows. Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to medical and biomedical engineers. It honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering […]

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Muyinatu Bell joins call to fund Black scientists

January 26, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Hub. In a paper published today in the scientific journal Cell, Muyinatu Bell, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering, and co-authors from 15 institutions assert that insufficient federal funding for research by Black scientists is a key factor in preventing equitable contributions to science […]

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Muyinatu Bell receives SPIE’s 2021 Early Achievement Award

January 20, 2021

Muyinatu Bell, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recently named the recipient of the 2021 Early Career Achievement Award – Academic Focus by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). In its announcement of Bell’s accomplishment, SPIE notes that the award “recognizes significant and innovative technical contributions in […]

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Amy C. Foster and Archana Venkataraman receive Hopkins Discovery Awards

December 15, 2020

The Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards provide grant awards to cross-divisional teams, comprised of faculty and/or non-faculty members from at least two schools or affiliates of the university, who are poised to arrive at important discoveries or creative works. The expectation is that these awards will spark new, synergistic interactions between investigators across the institution […]

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Ramalingam Chellappa named to National Academy of Inventors

December 9, 2020

Ramalingam Chellappa, who joined the Hopkins Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering earlier this year as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a prestigious distinction that recognizes and honors the creators or co-developers of outstanding inventions that have made a difference in society. Chellappa’s work […]

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James West featured in CNN’s “Forces of Change” series

October 28, 2020

Follow this link to watch the CNN video featuring ECE professor James West. ECE professor James West was recently featured in CNN’s Forces of Change series, which they present with AT&T! The video, which can be watched by clicking the first link above, discusses West’s role in the creation of the microphone, as well as […]

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