Tag: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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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Owls help JHU scientists unlock the secret of how the brain pays attention

November 1, 2018

By studying barn owls, scientists at Johns Hopkins University believe they’ve taken an important step toward solving the long-standing mystery of how the brain chooses what most deserves attention. The finding, the cover article in the latest issue of the journal Cell Reports, likely applies to all animals, including humans, and offers new insight into what goes […]

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John Rattray’s work highlighted at DARPA D60   

September 19, 2018

John Rattray, a PhD candidate from the Computational Sensory Motor Systems Lab and advisee of Prof. Etienne-Cummings, was invited to present his research earlier this September at the Gaylord National Harbor during DARPA’s 60th Anniversary Symposium. Rattray was named by DARPA as one of this year’s Early Risers, a distinction given to “up-and-coming standouts in […]

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