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DoGEE team takes top prize at Chesapeake Water Environment Association competition

June 14, 2016

A plan to treat and limit storm water runoff from a site in Fort Meade earned a team from the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering first place at the Chesapeake Water Environment Association’s Student Design Competition in late May. Yong Kai Saw (team captain), Mengli Shi, Menelle Dridi and Conrad Pritchard – The “Stormtroopers” – will […]

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Johns Hopkins student team designs device to treat chronic sinus inflammation

May 5, 2016

A device to treat persistent and reoccurring sinus infections took the top award in the first-ever Student Healthcare Design Competition, which was held on Johns Hopkins University’s East Baltimore campus on Tuesday and sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design. Unlike other business plan competitions at Johns Hopkins, the Student Healthcare […]

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WSE team takes home 2016 KUKA Innovation Award

April 28, 2016

A team from the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science has taken the top honors at the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology in Hanover, Germany. Comprising three graduate students and one recently completed PhD student from the Department of Computer Science, as well as one robotics Master’s degree student, Team CoSTAR (Collaborative […]

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Ebola protection suit

Johns Hopkins, DuPont join forces to produce improved Ebola protection suit

September 28, 2015

The Johns Hopkins University and DuPont have signed license and collaboration agreements allowing DuPont to commercialize a garment with innovative features from Johns Hopkins to help protect people on the front lines of the Ebola crisis and future deadly infectious disease outbreaks. DuPont intends to have the first of these garments available in the marketplace […]

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LCSR post-doc wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award

May 14, 2015

Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell, a postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, has received a National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence Award for her work developing technology to make surgery safer. This award, which provides a salary and funding for two years, supports younger researchers as they transition from post-doctoral fellows […]

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Undergrads win funding for bright new venture in Tanzania

April 22, 2015

Bright Energy Africa aims to introduce healthier, environmentally friendly energy source. In Tanzania for an internship last summer, Miguel Dias found himself spending a lot of time in smoke-filled rooms. Residents would often cook indoors using charcoal, and the smoke would saturate the small spaces. Not accustomed to it, “in just five minutes, I’d already […]

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Johns Hopkins senior Sandya Subramanian wins Churchill Scholarship

January 21, 2015

Sandya Subramanian, a biomedical engineering and applied mathematics and statistics major from Grand Rapids, Mich., has won a scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States for graduate study at England’s University of Cambridge. The Churchill Scholarship is awarded annually to at least 14 students who have demonstrated a capacity to contribute to the advancement of […]

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JHU Undergraduate team places second in collegiate inventors contest

November 18, 2014

A Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering student team has placed second in the undergraduate division of the Collegiate Inventors Competition for its AccuSpine probe, marking the third consecutive year that a Johns Hopkins team has been awarded a top prize in this challenge. The winners were announced Monday during an awards ceremony at the U.S. Patent and […]

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Five Johns Hopkins doctoral students named 2015 Siebel Scholars

October 3, 2014

Five Johns Hopkins graduate students, recently named to the 2015 class of Siebel Scholars, are each pursuing important research projects in varied bioengineering topics involving promising health-related applications. In recognition of their research skills, academic achievements, and leadership qualities, the merit-based Siebel program provides $35,000 to each of the five PhD candidates for use in […]

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