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April 5, 2011

Dr. Nitish Thakor wins teaching award

Dr. Nitish Thakor, professor of biomedical engineering, has been selected as one of four recipients of the 2011 Engineering for Professionals Excellence in Teaching Award. The selection was based on Dr. Thakor’s consistently outstanding performance in the classroom, as rated by School of Engineering leaders and student evaluations. The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals programs, […]

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Soumya Acharya wins Olympus Innovation Award

On March 25 2011, during the NCIIA Open Minds conference, CBID Graduate Program Director, Dr. Soumya Acharya won the Olympus Emerging Educational Leader Award, sponsored by Olympus and the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) This award recognizes individuals who have fostered or demonstrated innovative thinking in education. Dr. Acharya has been the chief […]

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February 24, 2011

Sri Sarma receives NSF CAREER award

Sri Sarma, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. The CAREER award, given to faculty members at the beginning of their academic careers, is one of NSF’s most competitive awards and emphasizes high-quality research and novel education initiatives. […]

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December 10, 2010

Spector elected as ASME Fellow

Alexander Spector, Research Professor in Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering was elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the major association of researchers, engineers, and educators working in the mechanics area, including a significant and growing number of members working on biomedical applications. Election as a Fellow recognizes significant engineering […]

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September 30, 2010

David Yue wins prestigious Cole Award from Biophysical Society

BME professor Dr. David Yue has won the 2011 Kenneth S. Cole Award presented by the Membrane Biophysics Subgroup of the Biophysical Society. The Kenneth S. Cole Award is given to an investigator who has made a substantial contribution to the understanding of membrane biophysics.

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September 20, 2010

Popel to speak at international conference

Aleksander S. Popel, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Systems Biology Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins University, is a keynote speaker at the First International VPH Conference (VPH2010) organized by the Virtual Physiological Human Network of Excellence, in Brussels, Belgium, September 30 to October 1, 2010. The Virtual Physiological Human Network of Excellence […]

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April 28, 2010

Grayson is Outstanding Young Engineer

Warren L. Grayson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering has been named 2010 Outstanding Young Engineer by the Maryland Academy of Sciences and the Maryland Science Center. This award, along with its counterpart Outstanding Young Scientist award, is conferred to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary contributions of young scientists and engineers in Maryland and […]

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Thakor recognized as outstanding alumnus of IIT Bombay

Nitish Thakor, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering has been named a 2010 Outstanding Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the school where Dr. Thakor earned his undergraduate degree. Awarded each year during the annual Foundation Day celebration, the Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest honor the Institute bestows on its alumni.

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February 1, 2010

Trayanova recognized by AHA

Natalia Trayanova, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association. Fellow status recognizes members who have realized exceptional professional achievement and leadership within the American Heart Association and is regarded as the most distinguished level of the Society.

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Mac Gabhann named Krogh Young Investigator

The Microcirculatory Society has named Feilim Mac Gabhann, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, as an August Krogh Young Investigator for 2010. The award is named for the 1920 Nobelist in Physiology and Medicine who studied the delivery of oxygen to tissues by capillaries. Using a combination of experimental and computational approaches, Dr. Mac Gabhann studies […]

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