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Department highlights

September 14, 2020

Hopkins BME undergraduate program ranked No. 1 by ‘U.S. News’ once again

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering has again been recognized as the nation’s top undergraduate program in BME by U.S. News and World Report, the longest-running and most widely cited assessment of U.S. colleges and universities.

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September 3, 2020

Build an imager…from your living room

When Johns Hopkins University announced the transition to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic this past March, Web Stayman, associate professor of biomedical engineering, had just one week to transform his in-person, project-based Build an Imager course into a completely virtual, interactive experience.

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Rene Vidal

August 25, 2020

René Vidal and team receive MoDL award from the National Science Foundation-Simon’s Foundation

René Vidal, the Herschel L. Seder Professor in Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, is leading a team of engineers, mathematicians, and theoretical computer scientists from multiple institutions who seek to revolutionize our understanding of the mathematical and scientific foundations of deep learning.

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April 6, 2020

Thinking Fast in a Time of Crisis

A virtual hackathon hosted by the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design brings together hundreds of teams to solve challenges related to COVID-19.

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A female students works with a professor on a model spine under a medical imaging device.

March 17, 2020

Johns Hopkins BME graduate programs ranked #1 by U.S. News

The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering programs have, once again, been named the country’s best for 2020, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation’s Best Graduate Schools. This marks the 30th consecutive year that Hopkins BME has held the No. 1 spot.

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January 10, 2020

Enter the Surgineer

Find out how a new member of the clinical team in the operating room holds the potential to help revolutionize the standard of patient care.

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December 12, 2019

Two with ties to Hopkins BME named to 30 Under 30 list

Two individuals with ties to the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named to the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, an annual celebration of young entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders.

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November 20, 2019

JHU launches new institute dedicated to supporting the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ of data science

TRIPODS Institute brings together mathematicians, statisticians, theoretical computer scientists, and engineers to further the next generation of data analysis.

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Rising Stars 2019

November 12, 2019

Workshop brings top female junior biomedical researchers to campus

The annual Rising Stars event includes professional development workshops, networking activities, and panel sessions for women in STEM fields.

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Scot Kuo

September 17, 2019

Microscope Man

When researchers need novel microscoping technologies, biomedical engineer Scot Kuo is ready for their call.

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