Tag: James West

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 James West to be awarded John Scott Award

July 15, 2018

Dr. James West, research professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, will be awarded the John Scott Award at a ceremony hosted by the John Scott Award Advisory Committee at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, this coming November. The John Scott Award has been awarded to men and women whose inventions have […]

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Ralph Etienne-Cummings and James West featured in Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins exhibit

February 7, 2017

In celebration of Black History Month, the Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins exhibit, which is presented jointly by the Johns Hopkins University Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA), the Office of the President, and Development and Alumni Relations, will feature over 60 profiles of African American faculty and staff members.  The BFSA worked […]

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Dr. Mounya Elhilali is a semi-finalist for the President’s Frontier Award

November 17, 2016

Dr. Mounya Elhilali, an ECE associate professor, was nominated by Dr. James West for the President’s Frontier Award. She is among 13 semifinalists. The President’s Frontier Award began as a way to support Johns Hopkins University faculty. It was created to recognize those faculty members who have demonstrated important scholarly work and have the potential to […]

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