Tag: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Device could make it easier for combat medics to open life-saving airways

July 28, 2016

When a battlefield explosion injures a soldier’s face or neck, the critical air passage to the lungs can become blocked, which can lead to brain damage and death within minutes. To help treat these types of injuries, a team of WSE biomedical engineering undergraduate students has designed a low-cost, low-tech device dubbed CricSpike that may boost […]

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Barclay students visit Homewood for lab tours, STEM activities

June 16, 2016

While visiting Homewood campus on Wednesday, fifth-grader Levon Brown from nearby Barclay Elementary/Middle School struggled to take off one of the famous Johns Hopkins Ebola suits without letting the bright yellow exterior touch his unprotected skin. “It was hard,” he said. Nearby, his friend, Yasmim Carter, danced in another Ebola suit, and then struggled to […]

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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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Student working on Design Day project

EDUCATION: Engineering students put finishing touches on design projects

May 2, 2016

It’s crunch time across the Whiting School of Engineering, as students labor—sometimes around the clock—in laboratories and design spaces to put the finishing touches on projects ranging from a small hovering aircraft that can land in a tree branch as effortlessly as a bird to a hand-held device that enables breast cancer treatment in rural […]

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Weekend program introduces city middle schoolers to biomedical engineering

March 3, 2016

As part of an educational outreach program aimed at exposing Baltimore City middle school students to the principles of engineering, sixth graders from Lakeland and Barclay Middle Schools came to Johns Hopkins’ Homewood campus every Saturday for five weeks earlier this winter to study biomedical engineering. Taught and mentored by Hopkins undergraduates majoring in biomedical engineering and […]

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Jordan Green

Jordan Green honored with Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

February 19, 2016

Jordan Green, an associate professor of biomedical engineering, is one of two Johns Hopkins scientists selected to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The award, announced by President Barack Obama, is the U.S. government’s highest honor for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers. The winners […]

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Andrew Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

December 15, 2015

The Johns Hopkins University’s Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Andrew “Andy” Feinberg” as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor with appointments in the School of Public Health and the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. Feinberg joins six Bloomberg Distinguished Professors with WSE appointments. Feinberg currently holds the position of King Fahd Professor […]

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Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute

RESEARCH: New Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at The Johns Hopkins University

October 2, 2015

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced this morning the founding of three new neuroscience institutes, including one at Johns Hopkins. The new Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at The Johns Hopkins University, expected to launch in early 2016, will bring an interdisciplinary group of researchers together to investigate the workings of the brain. Michael […]

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