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Cultivating Innovation: A Video Interview with JHU Pres. Ron Daniels

January 28, 2014

In this video, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels tells the Baltimore Business Journal how the university is pushing harder to help startups in Baltimore City, including the establishment of FastForward, the university’s technology accelerator, education center, and innovation system headquartered in the Stieff Silver Building. Related News: FastForward provides workspace to entrepreneurs Johns Hopkins University […]

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Ostermeier Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

January 22, 2014

Marc Ostermeier, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s 2014 College of Fellows. AIMBE’s College of Fellows comprises a select group of about 1,500 people who have made significant and transformational contributions to medical and biological engineering. Ostermeier was recognized for his work on […]

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Gagnon Receives NSF’s Early CAREER Award

January 17, 2014

Zachary Gagnon, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been selected 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 of nearly $500,000 will support Gagnon’s work to develop inexpensive and portable biosensors for rapid, sensitive […]

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Linked In? Web Searches Indicate Wealth, Health Woes Connected

January 16, 2014

By sifting through Google searches that were conducted during the recent economic downturn, researchers from five institutions— including Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering — have uncovered an apparent link between health and wealth. Mark Dredze, an assistant research professor in the university’s Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science, was a co-author of […]

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Photo of woman using a bicycle-powered grain grinder in Tanzania.

Tackling the World’s Engineering Challenges

January 15, 2014

Armed with energy, knowledge and a desire to make a difference, teams of Whiting School students are traveling the globe as part of a program that matches their engineering acumen with the problems of the developing world. Under the auspices of the Global Engineering Innovation Program,  students have traveled to the riverside village of Nazaçu in […]

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