News: Faculty Awards

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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Muyinatu Bell receives Maryland’s Outstanding Young Engineer Award

March 11, 2019

Muyinatu Bell, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named this year’s Outstanding Young Engineer by the Maryland Academy of Sciences and the Maryland Science Center. The annual award highlights one Maryland engineer in the academic sector who has made tremendous contributions to his or her field. Bell directs […]

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Najim Dehak, Shuwen Wei and Lianrui Zuo named as finalists for Whiting School of Engineering’s Excellence in Teaching Awards

March 8, 2019

The finalists for the Whiting School of Engineering’s Excellence in Teaching Awards were announced yesterday, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering had three nominees named! Professor Najim Dehak is a finalist for the Mentoring Award, while both Shuwen Wei and Lianrui Zuo are up for the Teaching Assistant Award. Who wins is now […]

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Helping next generation of women engineers is key component of Archana Venkataraman’s NSF’s CAREER Award

February 26, 2019

Archana Venkataraman, a John C. Malone 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, Venkataraman and her team are developing new machine learning […]

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Muyinatu Bell receives prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

February 19, 2019

Muyinatu “Bisi” Bell, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to receive a 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship, a very competitive honor that annually recognizes 126 U.S. and Canadian researchers who have made significant contributions to their fields early in their careers. Bell, who directs the Photoacoustic and Ultrasonic […]

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