Tag: Ralph Etienne-Cummings

A New Way to See

May 16, 2018

  In May 2016, a driver was killed when a car, operating on autopilot, failed to slow when a tractor-trailer crossed into its lane. Further investigation looked into the role of the car’s camera: It may not have been able to detect the white truck against the backdrop of a bright sky. Looking for ways to alleviate […]

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ECE prepares for the 25th annual Telluride Neurpmorphic Cognition Engineering Workshop

April 19, 2018

This July, the annual Telluride Neuromorphic Cognition Workshop will take place in Telluride, Colorado. This 3-week workshop brings together experts in neuroscience, machine learning, electrical engineering, signal processing, cognition, and robotics. This year’s workshop theme is Embodied Perception and Action. This year’s topics are Prediction and Surprise in Natural Sound Processing: Comparing DNNs to the […]

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A foolproof fishing lure

September 29, 2017

Here’s a new fish story. One day two years ago, Ralph Etienne-Cummings found himself somewhere on the Chesapeake Bay staring at little blips on his sonar fish finder. A school of something had gathered under his boat. Rather than instinctively reach for rod and reel and cast his line in the water, he mused on the possibility […]

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From Ingenuity Project to Engineer

July 12, 2017

Duncan Parke has been spending his summer vacations working. The Baltimore Polytechnic High School senior has been busy with a project headed by ECE Chair and Professor Dr. Ralph Etienne-Cummings. This summer he is working on improving a portable ECG recording device that will be used to detect heart arrhythmias.  The monitor will allow medical […]

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ECE Professors Awarded Grant for Translational Research Project

June 26, 2017

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair Ralph Etienne-Cummings and Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Trac Duy Tran were recently awarded $70,000 for their project titled, “Pixel-wise reconfigurable exposure image sensor for automotive advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and consumer cameras”. The grant was awarded from the Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research. The grant […]

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Johns Hopkins Professor to Co-Chair International Circuits and Systems Symposium in Baltimore

May 23, 2017

Ralph Etienne-Cummings, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, this weekend will serve as co-chair of an international conference, the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems. The four-day conference is expected to draw as many as 1,200 circuits and systems research scientists, engineers, and industry partners to Baltimore over the […]

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ECE Professors celebrate Argentina Higher Education Exchange Program in DC

February 23, 2017

Last night, the Argentina Higher Educator Exchange Program delegation visited the Argentina Embassy in Washington, DC.  The event was attended by representatives from eight Argentine universities, including a representative from Universidad Nacional del Sur, professor Pedro Julian’s home university.  Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS) often participates in research exchanges with Johns Hopkins University and several professors […]

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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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JHU Engineering: Seeing Is Believing

July 5, 2016

The quest to create a camera that can see the way we see—continuously, selectively, alert to movement and meaning—is the challenge facing Ralph Etienne-Cummings, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and an expert on human senses and the digital processes that one day may replicate or even exceed them.

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