When graduate student Luke Osborn needed to test the fingertip sensors he’d spent years developing for prosthesis wearers, he didn’t have far to look. The ensuing collaboration and results hold big promise for amputees.
“We call it digital pathology now, but this is shifting to the standard of care. Eventually, this will just be called pathology, and our company will be leading the way,” says David West.
Two new partnerships—one with China’s Tsinghua University and the other with Taiwan’s Ministry of Education—are expanding the School of Engineering’s global reach.
Meet a cadre of entrepreneurial Johns Hopkins engineers who are at the forefront of commercializing their discoveries.
Patients with chronic acid reflux and other esophageal issues run an increased risk
of cancer. But biopsies are cumbersome, with dozens of slices that are frequently inconclusive.
Johns Hopkins researchers are working to develop sensors that will eventually “see” what’s in blood samples in a similar way to how the human brain detects patterns.
Andrew Feinberg ’73, MD ’76, MPH ’81, recently finished his first semester teaching at the Whiting School and he says “it’s been a fantastic adventure.”
Recent awards and accomplishments of Johns Hopkins Engineering faculty.
Johns Hopkins Engineering recognizes new leadership in the Center for Leadership Education and the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.