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February 1, 2012

Feilim Mac Gabhann wins Guyton Award

Feilim Mac Gabhann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Institute for Computational Medicine and Department of Biomedical Engineering has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Arthur C. Guyton Award for Excellence in Integrative Physiology and Medicine by The American Physiological Society. This award recognizes Feilim’s abilities and the strength of his research program. Feilim’s research aims […]

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January 10, 2012

Xingde Li elected as SPIE Fellow

Dr. Xingde Li has been elected by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) as a Fellow of the Society. Dr. Li is one of only 75 new Fellows elected worldwide in 2011. Dr. Li is being recognized for his achievements in optical coherence tomography and nonlinear optical imaging. SPIE is a large (if […]

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December 15, 2011

Natalia Trayanova is keynote speaker at international conference

Natalia A. Trayanova, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, and Director of the Computational Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins University, is a keynote speaker at the Challenges in Computing meeting in Oslo, Norway, Dec 14-15, 2011. The meeting marks the occasion of 10 years of operation of Simula Research […]

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November 23, 2011

Xingde Li elected as Optical Society fellow

The Optical Society of America (OSA) elected Xingde Li a Fellow of the Society at its October 18th 2011 meeting in San Jose, California. Dr. Li is being recognized for innovative contributions to biomedical optics, especially in endomicroscopy and nanophotonics technologies, enabling translational high-resolution and molecular imaging. Fellows are OSA members who have served with […]

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September 27, 2011

Sri Sarma receives National Science Foundation grant

Dr. Sridevi V. Sarma of the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation award of $2,000,000 in support of the project entitled “EFRI-M3C: Robust Decoder-Compensator Architecture for Interactive Control of High-Speed and Loaded Movements.” The research involves developing a novel model-based Robust Decoder-Compensator […]

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July 29, 2011

Jordan Green wins BMES Young Investigator Award

The Biomedical Engineering Society presented Jordan Green with the 2011 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award for his work developing a set of biodegradable polymers—large molecules built from many small repeated molecules—which transfer genetic material that destroys glioblastoma cancer cells found in fast-growing brain tumors. The polymers transfer DNA with a high level of success compared […]

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April 20, 2011

Xingde Li receives Hartwell Award

Dr. Xingde Li, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has received a Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award and designation as a Hartwell Investigator by The Hartwell Foundation, which supports innovative and cutting-edge biomedical applied research that potentially benefits children. This award carries with it research support for three years. Dr. Li was one of only twelve […]

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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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