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Johns Hopkins remains among top 10 in ‘U.S. News’ College Rankings

September 9, 2019

For the fourth time in five years, Johns Hopkins University is included among the top 10 universities in the nation in U.S. News & World Report‘s Best College rankings, the longest-running and most widely cited assessment of U.S. colleges and universities. Hopkins shares the No. 10 spot with Duke in the National Universities category in USNWR‘s annual […]

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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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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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James West to receive Legacy Achievement Award from the National Society of Black Engineers Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter

May 13, 2019

James West, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named as one of the inaugural recipients of the National Society of Black Engineers Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter (NSBE-BMAC) Legacy Achievement Award! Per a statement from NSBE-BMAC, the Legacy Achievement Award is being given to individuals who have “made a substantial […]

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Leading Innovation Design Teams (LINDT) recently hit multiple milestones

March 12, 2019

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Leading Innovation Design Teams (LINDT) – which are headed by Associate Research Professor Charbel Rizk –  have been working hard this semester, and are starting to reach their set milestones. Two different groups – Amazon Here We Come and IR Eye Therapy – have recently had major breakthroughs […]

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