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 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.
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).
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.
November 15, 2018
Undergraduate team developed Radiex device to hold back cortical tissue during brain surgery
A group of Hopkins biomedical engineering students will submit Radiex, a brain retractor that aims to reduce the likelihood of injury during surgery, in the Collegiate Inventors Competition.
September 21, 2018
Biomedical engineering undergraduates win 2018 DEBUT Design Challenge
A team of undergraduate students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University took home the top prize at the 2018 DEBUT Design Challenge, which recognizes promising students and their work in biomedical design and innovation.
June 1, 2018
Hopkins BME student among 50 nationwide to earn Astronaut Scholarship
Johns Hopkins undergraduate student, Vinay Ayyappan, is among 50 individuals from 36 U.S. universities to earn an Astronaut Scholarship in recognition of their academic merit and promise in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
May 30, 2018
Atana: A student startup uses blockchain to promote scientific collaborations
Through their startup Atana, a team of Hopkins undergrads uses blockchain technology to develop a platform for collaborative biomedical research and discovery.
May 24, 2018
Two Hopkins BME students receive Fulbright grants
Two biomedical engineering students at Johns Hopkins University have been awarded Fulbright grants, earning the chance to travel abroad to study, teach, and conduct research.
May 18, 2018
BME students showcase solutions to health care needs at annual Design Day
During this year’s BME Design Day, 17 teams of biomedical engineering undergraduates and eight teams of CBID master’s students presented their year-long projects to hundreds of engineers, physicians, and industry leaders.
May 16, 2018
Through their work in hospitals and labs, Johns Hopkins engineering undergrads come up with real-world solutions that are critical to improving patient care.
May 8, 2018
Treyetech wins $10,000 ‘Cure It!’ Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
Team Treyetech won the 2018 “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize worth $10,000 for its work in developing a new device that will make corneal transplant surgery easier to perform.
May 2, 2018
AssistENT wins $10,000 ‘Use It!’ Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
A team of undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University win the 2018 $10,000 “Use it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for designing a product that can help those who suffer from chronic nasal obstruction.
May 1, 2018
A Souped-up Walker to Help Get Pediatric ICU Patients on Their Feet
An undergraduate student design team from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University is developing a walker designed to get young patients in pediatric intensive care units up and moving as quickly as possible.
May 1, 2018
Hopkins BME students take top prizes at annual JHU Business Plan Competition
Three Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering teams won top prizes at the 19th annual Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition in a day-long event Friday that capped months of preparation and prototyping.
April 25, 2018
Johns Hopkins BME junior named Goldwater Scholar
Alaleh Azhir, a junior biomedical engineering major, is one of three Johns Hopkins students named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. Junior Rohan Panaparambil received honorable mention.
April 11, 2018
Two teams of Hopkins BME undergrads among winners at MIT young inventors competition
Two teams of Johns Hopkins undergraduate biomedical engineering students are among six groups to receive a 2018 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, which recognizes promising young inventors from around the country.
March 20, 2018
Meet Tara Blair, BME senior
In this interview, Blair offers an inside look at what it’s like to study biomedical engineering, the opportunities and activities available to students at Johns Hopkins, and advice for incoming freshmen.
January 3, 2018
Students showcase design projects and compete in annual Shark Tank contest
The Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design held its fifth annual Fall Healthcare Innovation Showcase and Shark Tank where students presented their ongoing work to develop innovative solutions to unmet health care needs.
December 19, 2017
Two BME student teams receive O’Connor Entrepreneurship Funding
Founded by Johns Hopkins alum Ralph O’Connor and his wife, Becky, the O’Connor Fund program awards each team a $5,000 grant with the opportunity to earn $5,000 more by reaching certain milestones.
November 15, 2017
Students get a rush—and scientific data—during a day at Six Flags
At Johns Hopkins University, first-year biomedical engineering students recently headed to Six Flags America to measure how the acceleration of an amusement park ride can impact an individual's heart rate.
November 4, 2017
Johns Hopkins undergrad team takes second place at Collegiate Inventors Competition
A Johns Hopkins student invention aimed at helping people breathe easier won the silver prize in the 2017 national Collegiate Inventors Competition. The second-place award was announced Friday afternoon after final judging at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia.
October 6, 2017
Undergrads kick off the semester with Design Sprint challenge
Students were challenged to design solutions to improve hand hygiene in high- and low-resource settings.