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Paging the 'Surgineer'

October 2, 2018

Paging the ‘Surgineer’

Advances in surgical precision, safety and outcomes require that we bury complexity in the OR. Enter a new kind of engineer.

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September 10, 2018

Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Program Ranked #1 in Nation

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering earned the nation’s top spot once again in the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of “Best Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Programs” for 2019.

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Johns Hopkins University partners with Tsinghua University on dual degree master's program in biomedical engineering.

July 31, 2018

Johns Hopkins BME partners with world’s top engineering school

The Johns Hopkins University’s top-ranked Department of Biomedical Engineering has entered into an international partnership with the world’s No. 1 engineering school, Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, to give master’s level students the opportunity to earn graduate degrees from both institutions.

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Tilak Ratnanather hosts a cohort of five students with hearing loss to conduct summer research.

July 27, 2018

STEM-HEAR: First cohort of students with hearing loss conducts summer research at Johns Hopkins

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, is on a mission to bring more deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM fields.

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June 13, 2018

Thirty interdisciplinary research teams receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards

Thirty multidisciplinary endeavors have been selected to receive support this year from Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards program. The winning project teams—chosen from 190 proposals—include 108 individuals representing 11 Johns Hopkins entities.

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New MINDS for Big Data

June 5, 2018

New MINDS for Big Data

Johns Hopkins has launched an interdisciplinary institute aimed at developing the mathematical theories that will hasten the analysis of the massive amounts of data being used to study everything from the inner workings of the human cell to the structure of the universe.

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Johns Hopkins Convocation 2018

May 22, 2018

BME faculty, staff, and students honored at Convocation Ceremony

The Whiting School of Engineering honored several BME students, faculty, and staff for their outstanding achievements in research, academics, and mentoring at the annual Convocation Awards Ceremony at the Homewood campus.

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Young Investigators' Day 2018

April 17, 2018

Two BME researchers honored at Young Investigators’ Day

Two members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were honored today at the School of Medicine’s 2018 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony.

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Photo of the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

April 9, 2018

A neuroscientist, a data scientist, and an engineer walk into a lab…

Through the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute’s postdoctoral fellowship, researchers from each field are uniting to solve the mysteries of the brain.

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Girl Scouts

March 27, 2018

A design challenge full of twists and turns

More than two dozen members of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland came to Johns Hopkins University Saturday to design and build miniature roller coasters out of cardboard boxes, pipe insulation tubing, cups, tape, and other household materials—and to learn about the field of engineering along the way.

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