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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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ECE Q&A: Joey Kern sees similarities between ECE and basketball

March 5, 2020

The Johns Hopkins men’s basketball team is currently in the midst of an exciting season. According to D3hoops.com’s voting panel, the Blue Jays, who have amassed a 24-3 record, are the sixth ranked team in the country. Last weekend, Johns Hopkins beat Swarthmore College, D3hoops.com’s top ranked team in the country, 73-71 on the final […]

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ECE GSA volunteers time with local middle school students

February 25, 2020

This past Friday, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Association celebrated National Engineers Week by spending some time with middle school students at the Barclay Elementary/Middle School. Two separate groups of ECE GSA students – one in the morning and one in the afternoon – made the quick walk from the Homewood […]

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New Leading Innovation Design Team announced for Spring 2020

January 31, 2020

Due to popular demand, the following project will be taking place for the Leading Innovation Design Team in the Spring of 2020. Students who are interested, should email their transcripts and resume to Charbel Rizk. iRoam The Opportunity: How many people are blind? It may shock you as well to learn it is a very […]

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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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