July 14, 2017
Inez Lam selected for new Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program
Last year, Johns Hopkins University and MedImmune announced their collaboration on a unique initiative to prepare students for a career in the biopharma industry. The first two PhD candidates have been selected.
July 5, 2017
Defining the ‘Gold Standard’
A team of Johns Hopkins computational scientists and cancer experts devised its own bioinformatics software to evaluate how well current strategies identify cancer-promoting mutations and distinguish them from benign mutations in cancer cells.
March 29, 2017
Two from Hopkins BME receive 2017 Whitaker International Fellowships
Two students have been awarded 2017 Whitaker International Fellowships, a career-enhancing program that supports young biomedical engineers’ travels overseas to conduct research and take coursework.
February 24, 2017
Six from Hopkins BME awarded NSF graduate research fellowships
Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering will be home to six new Graduate Research Fellows – outstanding students in science, technology, engineering, or math graduate programs who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.
February 20, 2017
Michael Ketcha Wins Young Scientist Award at SPIE 2017
Michael Ketcha, a PhD student in biomedical engineering, has won the Young Scientist Award at the 2017 SPIE Medical Imaging conference in Orlando, Florida for his paper entitled "Fundamental limits of image registration performance: effects of image noise and resolution in CT-guided interventions."
October 24, 2016
Five doctoral students named Siebel Scholars
As they work toward medical breakthroughs for disease treatment and surgery, five engineering graduate students from Johns Hopkins University have won key support for their research through the prestigious Siebel Scholars program.
August 23, 2016
PhD candidate Randall Meyer receives multiple honors
Randall is currently working under Dr. Jordan Green, seeking novel biomaterial-based particle therapeutics that mimic the function of natural cells to achieve a therapeutic effect.
May 23, 2016
BME graduate team wins Intel-Cornell Cup grand prize
Their GEAR bio-gaming device was created to serve as an assistive computer interface for individuals with limited upper limb functionality to participate in video game play by transferring dexterous control from the hands to the feet.
April 15, 2016
2016 Johns Hopkins Young Investigators Award winners
Each spring, at the Johns Hopkins Young Investigators Day celebration, exceptional graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are honored, and awards are granted in recognition of outstanding research.
March 30, 2016
NSF Graduate Research Fellowships awarded to three BME PhD students
Congratulations to Sean Murphy, Yuan Rui, and Joseph Yu. These NSF Graduate Research Fellows have demonstrated significant research achievements and have great potential to propel future innovation.
March 1, 2016
Sureerat “Ja” Reaungamornrat named SPIE 2016 Young Scientist
The MIND Demons MRI to CT registration method for 3D image-guided spine surgery could facilitate safer surgery — with increased precision and targeting confidence.
August 6, 2015
PhD student Qian Cao awarded HHMI research fellowship
Qian Cao has won a 2015 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) International Student Research Fellowship for his research that involves the development of new methods for high-resolution imaging and assessment of bone health.
June 24, 2015
BME graduate student Jennifer Xu, receives 2014 Best Paper Award in Medical Physics
Jen’s research involves breakthrough work in modeling the imaging performance of new x-ray photon counting detectors. Her image quality model gives analytical insight into the benefits of photon counting, low electronics noise, and the potential for high-quality x-ray spectral imaging.
April 9, 2015
PhD student Sohail Zahid receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Graduate student Sohail Zahid has been awarded a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The selection was based on Sohail’s demonstrated potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise.
March 12, 2015
JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship awarded to BME Sohail Zahid
Sohail Zahid, a graduate student in the Computational Cardiology Lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, has been awarded the Johns Hopkins University’s 2015–2016 ARCS Foundation Scholarship.
February 27, 2015
I-STAR researchers shine at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015
Johns Hopkins I-STAR Lab researchers, led by Jeffrey Siewerdsen, delivered outstanding talks and were awarded prizes for their research papers at the 2015 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.
October 6, 2014
Three Johns Hopkins BME doctoral students named 2015 Siebel Scholars
Research skills, academic achievements, and leadership qualities are among the qualifications evaluated in selecting Siebel Scholars each year. Five Johns...
August 28, 2014
BME graduate student Dan Wu awarded HHMI International student fellowship
The $43,000 annual award will support her research efforts to develop diffusion MRI methods to probe brain microstructural changes during brain development and injury.
May 7, 2014
BME EDGE helps PhD student find summer internship
This PhD candidate finds a summer internship at Genetech that mirrors his Johns Hopkins lab research. The role was found through BME EDGE —a program that enables students to explore job possibilities and refine career goals.
April 16, 2014
Calcium Signal Lab researcher and BME PhD student Manu Ben Johny receives award for top research
The Nupur Dinesh Thekdi Research Award is presented at Johns Hopkins Young Investigators Day — which celebrates the achievements of Johns Hopkins students, postdocs and research fellows.
April 11, 2014
BME graduate student Kelly Chang awarded JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship
The prestigious ARCS Foundation Scholarship provides $15,000 for education and research to support select, extraordinary graduate students.
April 8, 2014
BME graduate student Carmen Kut awarded the 2014 Sommerman Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award
This award recognizes outstanding performance as a graduate teaching assistant in the Whiting School of Engineering.
September 23, 2013
Five Johns Hopkins students named 2014 Siebel Scholars — four from BME
In recognition of their research skills, academic achievements and leadership qualities, five Johns Hopkins PhD students were selected to be honored as 2014 Siebel Scholars.
June 20, 2013
Johns Hopkins BME students win two top awards in BMEidea competition
EchoSure System and Gala Pump awarded first and third place, respectively, in the 2013 Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship Awards competition.
May 6, 2013
“The Ph.D. Translational Excellerator: Transitioning from the Lab to Product” is Awarded $125,000 PII Funding
JHU's PII awarded MEP seed funding of $125,000 to support its new initiative to bring scientific/medical ideas into the commercial world.
February 22, 2013
Kathleen McDowell places first in GRC poster competition
Kathleen McDowell, JHU BME graduate student, wins poster competition at the Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms.
January 23, 2013
Roberto Tron receives 2012 Best Student Paper Award
IEEE Control System Society awards Roberto Tron, CIS Ph.D. graduate, the 2012 Best Student Paper Award for his paper titled “Intrinsic Consensus on SO(3) with Almost-Global Convergence.”
January 9, 2013
Stephany Tzeng receives SFB 2013 Outstanding Research Award
JHU BME graduate student, Stephany Tzeng, receives the 2013 Student Award for Outstanding Research for her research that finds polymeric nanoparticles may be a promising strategy in liver cancer treatment.
January 8, 2013
Benjamin Bejar Haro receives 2012 MICCAI Best Paper Award
JHU CIS and BME graduate student Benjamín Béjar, has been awarded the 2012 Best Paper Award in Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Intervention Systems from the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society.