Tag: Mounya Elhilali

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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The Cocktail Party Problem

May 16, 2018

Like humans, bats are subject to a multitude of sounds in their environment, but how does a creature that relies on sound to “see” deal with all the chatter? Mounya Elhilali, the Charles Renn Faculty Scholar, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and director of the Laboratory for Computational Audio Perception, studies the so-called cocktail […]

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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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Stethoscope and microphone

Stethoscope Does Double Duty

May 30, 2014

Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty Mounya Elhilali, Jim West, and their students have built a high-tech stethoscope to address two problems: ambient noise and untrained users.

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