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NSF Recognizes Langmead with Early CAREER Award

May 28, 2014

Benjamin Langmead, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been chosen by the National Science Foundation to receive its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes the high level of promise and excellence in early stage scholars. The five year grant will support Langmead’s work developing improved computational and statistical methods for analyzing DNA sequencing […]

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New Master’s Degree in Space Systems Engineering Lifts Off at EP

May 9, 2014

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, which administers part-time graduate studies for the university’s Whiting School of Engineering, has launched a new master’s degree program in space systems engineering. “We know firsthand what skills are required to pursue management and technical leadership roles in the space systems industry,” said Joseph Suter, chair of the new part-time […]

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JHU, Morgan State Establish New Science, Engineering Partnership

May 2, 2014

  Johns Hopkins University and Morgan State University have joined forces in a new collaborative educational program designed to combine the strengths of both institutions to benefit their students and faculty members, as well as the fields of science and engineering. The Extreme Science Internships program will build a bridge between talented science and engineering […]

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JHUISI’s Joe Carrigan Talks to ABC2 News About Hacked Baby Monitors

May 1, 2014

Baby monitors are ubiquitous in homes with babies and small children. These devices allow parents to see what’s going on inside their children’s rooms when the parents aren’t physically there. Unfortunately, baby monitors also are allowing strangers to peer inside private homes. ABC2 News reported that arents Heather & Adam Schreck heard a man’s voice […]

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Mapping Fruit Fly Brains: “a technical, multidisciplinary tour de force”

April 29, 2014

It’s question that has been puzzling neuroscientists for nearly a century: How do patterns of activity in neurons generate behavior? In other words, how does nerve activity in living things, from insects and snails to humans, result in their coordinated movements? Thanks to work by a team of researchers that included Carey Priebe, a professor […]

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