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Susanna Thon Receives NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award

February 12, 2019

Susanna Thon, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected by the National Science Foundation for its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Using the $500,000, five-year award, Thon and her team will artificially adjust the color of natural materials […]

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Jacob Khurgin Featured in Science News Article About Lasers Creating Sound

February 5, 2019

Jacob Khurgin, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was quoted in a Science News article focused on how lasers can transmit sounds that human ears can hear. To create these sounds, scientists based out of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory have tuned lasers to interact with water vapor in the air. It […]

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A Smart Stethoscope Puts AI in Medics’ Ears

February 1, 2019

This article appears in the February 2019 print issue of IEEE Spectrum as “The Stethoscope Gets Smart.” You wake up one morning to discover that your child is ill: His forehead feels hot to the touch, and his rapid breathing has a wheezing sound. You live in Malawi, where your health care options are few. When […]

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Professor Brint Cooper to Serve on National Academies Panel

December 1, 2018

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor, Brint Cooper, will serve on the National Academies Panel on Review of In-house Laboratory Independent Research (ILIR) in Network Sciences at the Army’s Research, Development, and Engineering Centers (RDECs). This panel of experts will independently assess the quality of foundational research projects conducted at the RDECs and will contribute to the […]

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Two ECE students win the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award

November 27, 2018

Tina Gao and Eliza Cohn have recently been awarded the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA). The PURA is open to undergraduates from any division working with a mentor in any JHU division, center, or institute. Undergraduates can perform independent research, create a design, foster their entrepreneurship, or focus on scholarly and creative projects over the academic […]

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Venkataraman wins NSF award to develop mathematical framework for brain modeling

November 12, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded John C. Malone Assistant Professor Archana Venkataraman $875,000 in grant funding to support a three-year research project to develop a mathematical framework that will detect subsystems in the brain that are altered in the presence of a neurological disorder. Venkataraman’s lab, the Neural Systems Analysis Laboratory (NSA Lab), […]

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Muyinatu Bell explains the elevator pitch at IEEE IUS

November 5, 2018

Assistant professor Muyinatu Bell organized the first Women in Engineering (WIE) Elevator Pitch Event at IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) this year, which was held in Kobe, Japan, at the end of October. Nearly 80 women attended the event, which was sponsored by the Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S). Bell shared personal tips on successfully […]

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