January 29, 2020
Beating the Odds
Meet Alina Andrews, a BME student who hit her stride at Johns Hopkins, thanks largely to a supportive program that helped her thrive.
January 7, 2020
Three teams from Hopkins BME named for Thalheimer Graduate Student Award
Three teams of Hopkins BME graduate student entrepreneurs received the inaugural Thalheimer Graduate Student Award, with $10,000 in grant funding through The Johns Hopkins University’s FastForward U.
December 17, 2019
BME seniors use contemporary techniques to identify a piece of JHU history
A team of Hopkins BME students identified a metal artifact in the Homewood Museum collection as a century-old part of the building's roof.
November 18, 2019
Student Spotlight: Natalie Livingston
Immunoengineer Natalie Livingston, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, is giving a boost to the immune system by using biomaterials to activate a patient’s immune cells.
November 7, 2019
Eleven from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards
Eleven biomedical engineering undergraduates from Johns Hopkins University received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to help fund their research projects over the coming year.
October 31, 2019
Johns Hopkins student team wins $5K at Collegiate Inventors Competition
Team Relavo wins runner-up prize for device designed to reduce infection rates during at-home kidney dialysis.
October 29, 2019
Student engineers design a solution to address common dialysis complication
It’s not uncommon for college students to balk at the idea of group work, but Johns Hopkins engineering student Sarah Lee says she can’t imagine finding the success she has with her award-winning medical device company without help and input from her team.
October 2, 2019
Five Johns Hopkins BME PhD students named Siebel Scholars
Five Johns Hopkins PhD students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2020.
August 14, 2019
Bioengineering by Degrees to Treat Breast Cancer
2017 Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering graduate Bailey Surtees and a team of student engineers recently published a paper in 'PLOS One' about a device they developed that treats cancer by freezing cancerous tissue using CO2.
July 17, 2019
Low-cost tissue-freezing device could expand access to lifesaving breast cancer treatments
A cryoablation probe developed by Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students would offer an affordable, widely available alternative for women in low-resource settings.
June 21, 2019
Hopkins BME senior awarded Astronaut Scholarship for second year in a row
For the second year in a row, Vinay Ayyappan, a rising senior in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded an Astronaut Scholarship, which recognizes talented students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
May 14, 2019
Engineering team takes home more than $30,000 in prizes at Rice Business Plan Competition
Treyetech, a Johns Hopkins engineering team, took home more than $30,000 in grants and prizes from the Rice Business Plan Competition after presenting their designs for a device that makes corneal transplant surgery easier.
May 14, 2019
Fulbright grants awarded to record number of Johns Hopkins students
A record number of Johns Hopkins students have received awards from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. With 22 students from the university winning awards, three come from the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
May 10, 2019
BME students showcase prototypes at annual Design Day
More than 30 teams of biomedical engineering undergraduate and graduate students presented the projects and prototypes they’ve been designing all year.
May 10, 2019
BME students and faculty honored at Convocation Ceremony
The Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering honored students, faculty, and staff from each engineering department during the annual Convocation Awards Ceremony on Monday. These awards highlight hard work and outstanding achievements in research, academics, and mentoring.
May 6, 2019
Two from Hopkins BME named Goldwater Scholars
Two students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for their research and achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Vinay Ayyappan and Julia Costacurta are among 496 scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academic year.
May 2, 2019
First-year Hopkins student named Maryland Student Employee of the Year
Autumn Hughes, a first-year student studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, has been recognized for her work with the Hop-In Program, which supports first-generation and limited-income students.
April 23, 2019
Ithemba wins $10,000 “Cure It!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
Members of Ithemba, an all-female team of biomedical engineering students from Johns Hopkins University, has earned the 2019 $10,000 “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.
April 19, 2019
Hopkins BME undergrads showcase their research at the 2019 BMES Mid-Atlantic Research Day
On April 12, biomedical engineering students from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland gathered on the Hopkins Homewood campus for the annual Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Mid-Atlantic Research Day.
April 15, 2019
Kubanda Cryotherapy, AssistENT Win Inaugural Bisciotti Student Prize
Two teams of young entrepreneurs — one with a novel way to treat cancer in pets, the other with a discreet device to improve breathing — won the inaugural Bisciotti Foundation Prize for Student Entrepreneurship.
April 10, 2019
Four BME researchers recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Four members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized at the 2019 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony yesterday, which celebrates the unique contributions of junior researchers and the mentors who helped them excel in their fields.
April 8, 2019
Students’ company receives $10K to continue dialysis-related work through summer
Team Relavo was selected for the Johns Hopkins University Summer Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Award, giving the company $10,000 to work full-time over the summer as well as receive mentorship from Johns Hopkins alums and entrepreneurs.
March 21, 2019
STEM at Stryker: BME senior Jackie Lanzaro shares internship advice
Internships can help shape a student's education and career path. Hopkins BME senior Jackie Lanzaro shares what she learned while interning at Stryker.
February 26, 2019
Three from Hopkins BME recognized at SPIE 2019
Three members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized for the impact of their research at the 2019 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.
January 29, 2019
Hopkins BME student awarded AHA predoctoral fellowship
Chen Zhao, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship.
January 11, 2019
Five BME students receive Provost Undergraduate Research Award
Five undergraduate students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins have been selected to receive the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA).
December 18, 2018
When graduate student Luke Osborn needed to test the fingertip sensors he’d spent years developing for prosthesis wearers, he didn’t have far to look. The ensuing collaboration and results hold big promise for amputees.
November 28, 2018
Five with ties to Hopkins BME named to ‘Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list
Five trailblazers with ties to Johns Hopkins BME who have become leaders in their fields have been named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list for 2019.
November 20, 2018
Johns Hopkins senior Alaleh Azhir named Rhodes Scholar
Alaleh Azhir, a Johns Hopkins senior—who has a triple major in biomedical engineering, computer science, and applied mathematics and statistics—was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, which is among the oldest and best-known awards for international study.
November 20, 2018
Johns Hopkins BME undergraduates place second in Collegiate Inventors Competition
A team of Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students earned the silver prize Friday at the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition with a device intended to reduce the likelihood of injury during brain surgery.