February 16, 2023
News Brief: Thakor and team earn 2022 Misha Mahowald award
The 2022 Misha Mahowald Prize for Neuromorphic Engineering was awarded to a team led by Nitish Thakor at Johns Hopkins...
February 14, 2023
How cancer cells organize
There is a certain class of pediatric brain cancers that is “universally deadly,” with a median survival of 15 months and few, if any, viable treatment options. The key to combating these cancers might be in analyzing how the cells within tumor tissue—cancer cells, immune cells, and others—express genes and organize themselves spatially.
February 8, 2023
Rama Chellappa elected to National Academy of Engineering
Artificial intelligence researcher Rama Chellappa, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of biomedical engineering and electrical and computer engineering, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his contributions to digital image analysis, automatic face recognition, and applications.
January 31, 2023
Jeremias Sulam receives NSF CAREER award
Jeremias Sulam, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early-stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.
November 21, 2022
Two from Hopkins BME among world’s most highly cited researchers
Two researchers from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering are among the 6,938 individuals on the annual Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics.
November 2, 2022
Expert: It’s time to stop creating ‘superbugs’ in the lab
Johns Hopkins computational biologist Steven Salzberg says controversial Boston University study that created a potentially deadly form of the omicron coronavirus variant should never have happened.
October 20, 2022
Deok-Ho Kim elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Deok-Ho Kim, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in recognition of his significant contributions to advanced biomaterials and biointerfaces, as well as multi-scale biofabrication technologies.
October 19, 2022
Justus Kebschull wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
For this trailblazing research, Justus Kebschull has been named a recipient of a 2022 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, which supports innovative and unconventional lines of research by early-career scientists.
September 29, 2022
News Brief: Nitish Thakor awarded [email protected] seed grant
Nitish Thakor is among the four teams at Johns Hopkins to receive a seed grant from [email protected]
August 16, 2022
Nicholas Durr named recipient of Thalheimer Fund Grant
Nicholas Durr, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a technology development grant through the Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research.
August 16, 2022
Deok-Ho Kim receives KSEA Engineer of the Year Award
Deok-Ho Kim, ssociate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2022 Engineer of the Year Award from the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association and the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies.
July 12, 2022
Miranda appointed assistant dean for faculty undergraduate mentoring
Constanza Miranda, senior lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed assistant dean for faculty undergraduate mentoring in...
June 2, 2022
Trayanova elected a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Natalia Trayanova has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. She is the Murray B. Sachs...
May 13, 2022
Hopkins BME Cahan, Durr win Catalyst Awards
Two faculty Biomedical Engineering faculty members will receive 2022 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards. Patrick Cahan and Nicholas Durr were among...
May 12, 2022
Jamie Spangler received Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer Award
Jamie Spangler, the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar and assistant professor in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and...
May 11, 2022
Kathleen Cullen featured on BBC News World Service podcast
Kathleen Cullen, Professor in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience and Otolaryngology, was featured on a BBC News World Service podcast. The podcast,...
May 2, 2022
Jennifer Elisseeff elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Jennifer Elisseeff, professor of biomedical engineering, the Morton Goldberg Professor of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine and director of...
April 28, 2022
From Blurry to Bright: AI Tech Helps Researchers Peer into the Brains of Mice
Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) training strategy to capture images of mouse brain cells in...
April 12, 2022
Alexis Battle named director of Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare
Alexis Battle, associate professor in biomedical engineering with secondary appointments in computer science and the department of genetic medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, will become the new director of the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare on September 1.
February 21, 2022
Three from Hopkins BME elected to AIMBE College of Fellows
Three members from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering's College of Fellows.
February 15, 2022
News Brief: Jamie Spangler receives NSF Early CAREER Award
Jamie Spangler, the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar and assistant professor in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.
January 26, 2022
Alexis Battle receives President’s Frontier Award
In a surprise move this year, the university recognizes two faculty members with the full award; each will receive $250,000 to support their groundbreaking research.
January 20, 2022
News Brief: Nicholas Durr receives NSF Early CAREER Award
Nicholas Durr, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.
January 18, 2022
News Brief: Jamie Spangler earns 2022 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Jamie Spangler, the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar and assistant professor in the departments of biomedical engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been awarded a 2022 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.
December 22, 2021
News Brief: René Vidal receives IEEE Computer Society’s 2021 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award
Vidal was recognized "for pioneering contributions to subspace clustering and generalized principal component analysis with applications in computer vision and pattern recognition.”
December 21, 2021
Bridging divides in AI, machine learning
A team of health equity experts from Johns Hopkins have joined a $50 million National Institutes of Health effort to close glaring gaps in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in health care and medicine among underrepresented communities.
December 20, 2021
News Brief: Jordan Green elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
Jordan Green has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a distinction that honors academic inventors who have created or facilitated outstanding inventions that have had an impact on society.
October 20, 2021
Taekjip “TJ” Ha elected to National Academy of Medicine
Taekjip "TJ" Ha, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is among ten faculty members from Johns Hopkins University to have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
September 22, 2021
News Brief: Deok-Ho Kim awarded ISBF Mid-Career Award
Deok-Ho Kim, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a recipient of the International Society for Biofabrication Mid-Career Award.