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Najim Dehak receives award for excellence in teaching

May 29, 2020

Najim Dehak, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently received the Whiting School of Engineering’s (WSE) William H. Huggins Excellence in Teaching Award. The award is given in recognition of outstanding teaching in WSE at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and a demonstrated dedication to students. Faculty, teaching assistants, […]

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Artificial intelligence pioneer Rama Chellappa joins Johns Hopkins ECE department as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

April 3, 2020

Back in the 1980s, when the study of artificial intelligence was branching out into exciting new realms, Rama Chellappa organized a national conference focused on two emerging niches: computer vision and pattern recognition. The event, he recalls, drew a modest crowd. Last year the same conference brought together more than 6,000 researchers from around the world. “It’s an exciting […]

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Muyinatu Bell to present Hot Topic talk at SPIE Photonics West 2020 Conference

January 31, 2020

Muyinatu Bell, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering who is also the principal investigator of the Photoacoustic & Ultrasonic Systems Engineering Lab (PULSE Lab), will deliver a Hot Topic talk at the SPIE Photonics West 2020 Conference, which is set to take place from February 1-6 in San Francisco. The […]

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Alexander Kaplan remembered as passionate scientist and excellent educator

January 16, 2020

Alexander Kaplan, who served as a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for almost three decades, died on Dec. 31 in Boca Raton, Florida at the age of 81. His former coworkers and students remember Kaplan as being a passionate scientist who was also a good teacher. “It didn’t matter which course […]

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New ultra-miniaturized microendoscope produces higher-quality images at a fraction of size

December 6, 2019

Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free, ultra-miniaturized endoscope—the width of only a few human hairs—that is capable of producing high-quality images. Their findings were published today in Science Advances. “Usually, you have to sacrifice either size or image quality. We’ve been able to achieve both with our microendoscope,” says Mark Foster, an associate professor of […]

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