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Vishal Patel receives two-year grant from National Science Foundation for project “Active and rapid domain generalization”

August 13, 2019

Vishal Patel, an assistant professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently received a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation to work on his project, titled “Active and rapid domain generalization.” Patel’s research will aim to construct meta-learning techniques to enable efficient adaptation to unseen domains, develop an optimal reinforcement learning strategy […]

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The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities is among honors recently given to Muyinatu Bell

July 3, 2019

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), was recently awarded a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). She is one of 36 junior faculty members across the […]

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Archana Venkataraman named in ‘MIT Technology Review’ list of top innovators under 35

June 25, 2019

Archana Venkataraman, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named to this year’s MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 list. Among the award’s past recipients are Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the cofounders of Google; Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook; JB Straubel, co-founder and CTO of Tesla Motors; and Cynthia Breazel, founder […]

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ECE receives more 2019 Discovery Awards than any other Johns Hopkins University department

June 20, 2019

The recipients for the 2019 Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards were recently announced, and in an extremely competitive year, ECE finished as the department with the most research projects selected across the entire university. In total, 10 different research projects featuring eight ECE faculty members were selected for a discovery award. Department Chair Ralph Etienne-Cummings, William […]

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Mounya Elhilali promoted to professor

June 12, 2019

Mounya Elhilali, the Charles Renn Faculty Scholar and associate professor who joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2008 as an assistant professor, was recently promoted to professor. Department Chair Ralph Etienne-Cummings describes Elhilali as part of a “new breed of ECE professors” because her work straddles two different disciplines. “Mounya is a […]

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Vishal Patel and Rene Vidal join partnership to advance machine learning, artificial intelligence

June 5, 2019

Vishal Patel, an ECE Assistant Professor and a member of Johns Hopkins University’s Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS), and Rene Vidal, the Herschel L. Seder Professor in JHU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering (with a secondary appointment in ECE) and the director of MINDS, have joined a new interdisciplinary research consortium focused on advancing machine […]

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Jin Kang receives Cohen Translational Engineering Award

May 30, 2019

Jin Kang, a Jacob Suter Jammer Professor and former ECE Department Chair, recently received the Cohen Translational Engineering Award. The award functions as a six-month grant, with the funding going towards the translation of “Fiber Optic Distal Sensor Controlled Drug Injector” with the specific application for intraretinal cell transplant procedures using handheld robotic surgical tool […]

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