September 27, 2017
Johns Hopkins undergrads among finalists in annual Collegiate Inventors Competition
The AssistENT team, formed by biomedical engineering majors during the 2016-17 school year, is one of six undergraduate finalists that will compete for top honors and prizes worth up to $10,000 during the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition.
September 1, 2017
Undergrads bring home three awards from NIH DEBUT Challenge
Undergraduate design teams in the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design won three awards at the NIH DEBUT Challenge.
May 18, 2017
Learning the science behind imaging devices
Johns Hopkins students in the upper-level Imaging Instrumentation course showed off their year-end projects that ranged from a system to replicate an endoscopic procedure to a method of measuring blood flow in the body.
May 10, 2017
Students showcase prototypes at Design Day
The 2017 Biomedical Engineering Design Day drew hundreds of students, faculty, clinicians, and mentors to the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. Eight master’s student teams and 14 undergraduate student teams represented the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design with projects spanning a range of clinical topics.
April 13, 2017
BME junior named Goldwater Scholar
Fernando Vicente Zegarra, a junior in biomedical engineering, has been recognized by the Goldwater Scholarship program for his outstanding promise in a research career.
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.
March 27, 2017
Malinow Family Fund supports student projects over summer
The Malinow Family Fund has been used to help design prototypes, conduct experiments required for larger grants, purchase materials for testing, and schedule consultation sessions.
March 21, 2017
Jourdan Ewoldt earns top prize at BMES Undergraduate Research Day
Biomedical Engineering senior Jourdan Ewoldt took home the first place award at the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Day on March 10.
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 22, 2017
Students aim to advance orthotics industry
Param Shah and Alex Mathews, two undergraduate students at the Whiting School of Engineering, are combining their backgrounds in computer science and biomedical engineering to improve the orthotics industry.
February 20, 2017
Students Train to Become Design Team Leaders
While many Johns Hopkins undergraduates spent January at home visiting friends and family, 13 biomedical engineering students spent their winter break taking the Design Team Clinical Immersion intersession course through the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design.
January 5, 2017
Alex Mathews named to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list
Alex Mathews, at right, of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently named to the annual Forbes "30 Under 30" list for his work on Fusiform with classmate Param Shah, at left.
November 5, 2016
Undergrads win bronze in Collegiate Inventors Competition
A reusable cryotherapy system that could bring low-cost breast cancer treatment to women in rural South Africa has won the bronze prize for a Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering team in the undergraduate category of the 2016 National Collegiate Inventors Competition. Prize winners were announced Friday at an event in Washington, D.C.
July 29, 2016
Students develop device to help reduce preventable deaths on the battlefield
CBID undergrad team develops CricSpike tool kit designed to save lives by improving accuracy of cricothyrotomy in emergency situations.
March 30, 2016
UMD-JHU BME Research Day trophy retained for third year
Johns Hopkins undergrads took top honors for a fourth year at this mid-atlantic regional competition. The trophy available since year two ; has been on Hopkins turf each of the last three years.
November 18, 2015
BME undergrad entrepreneurs win 2015 Retail Health & Innovation Competition
Revision spinal surgery complications, such as cerebrospinal fluid leaks, increase health care costs and taxing on the health of the patient. The BME team developed a simple, specialized tool designed specifically for successful revision spinal surgery.
June 2, 2015
BME undergrads develop contraceptive implant training kit for global health technicians
Access to long-term, reversible contraceptive in the form of a tiny implant in the arm can be a challenge in areas around the world where medical services are limited and frontline providers have minimal training.
May 13, 2015
SpiroSense offers hope to patients with respiratory illness
A low-cost, deskilled spirometer, invented by BME undergraduates, offers hope to patients struggling with respiratory illnesses in low-resource areas.
April 24, 2015
BME undergrad Miguel Dias wins at 2015 Social Venture Challenge at CGI U
Dias and his Johns Hopkins team were recognized for their Tanzania-based project, Bright Energy Africa, a social enterprise that works to convert agricultural waste into smokeless fuel briquettes.
April 23, 2015
BME undergrad wins JHU-UMD Research Day
Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering sophomore Andrew Tsai took 1st place for his oral presentation on tunable electrospun anti-microbial coatings for orthopedic implants.
January 21, 2015
BME senior Sandya Subramanian wins Churchill Scholarship
The Churchill Scholarship is awarded annually to students who have demonstrated a capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics by completing original, creative work at an advanced level
November 19, 2014
BME AccuSpine probe design team scores another win
The AccuSpine pedicle probe will enable safe and accurate pedicle screw placement during surgery by providing real-time feedback when an imminent breach is detected.
October 3, 2014
Freshmen compete in foam core challenge
The new BME Design Studio hosts the annual BME Foam Core Challenge, introducing freshmen to biomedical design.
September 3, 2014
Student-designed tricorder diagnostics system selected as finalist in Qualcomm Xprize challenge
This global competition challenges teams to develop a consumer-friendly, mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting 15 conditions along with digital capture of vital health metrics.
August 14, 2014
BME team wins 2014 DEBUT challenge with AccuSpine probe
A pedicle probe designed by Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering undergraduate students took first place in the NIH competition and was awarded a $20,000 prize.
July 21, 2014
BME design team’s emergency blood loss prevention system receives approval for testing
The student-designed injectable foam system fills the wound area and blocks blood loss in the critical first hour prior to receipt of more advanced medical help.
June 12, 2014
BME student team develops auditory training app for cochlear implant users
Speech Banana app, now in beta testing, will expand and supplement cochlear implant training by allowing adult with CI to practice on their own.
April 14, 2014
2nd Annual JHU–UMD BMES Undergraduate Research Day
The event is designed to showcase student research projects conducted during the past academic year and to encourage and inspire classmates in the biomedical engineering programs to pursue their own research.
March 28, 2014
BME undergrad Ivan Kuznetsov named 2014 Goldwater Scholar
The coveted Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to extraordinary undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics who are deemed to have a strong research profile and exceptional promise for a research career.