June 15, 2021
Hands-on learning in a virtual world
When the COVID-19 pandemic required campus activities to shut down, BME faculty came up with creative solutions to continue teaching their hands-on courses in a virtual format.
March 30, 2021
Hopkins BME graduate programs ranked No. 1 in nation by ‘U.S. News’
For the 31st consecutive year, the Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering graduate programs have once again been named the best in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report rankings of the “Best Graduate Schools.”
December 2, 2020
Richard Johns, founding director of Hopkins BME, dies at 95
Richard Johns, founding director of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, died Nov. 29 at the age of 95 from complications of dementia.
September 14, 2020
Hopkins BME undergraduate program ranked No. 1 by ‘U.S. News’ once again
The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering has again been recognized as the nation’s top undergraduate program in BME by U.S. News and World Report, the longest-running and most widely cited assessment of U.S. colleges and universities.
September 3, 2020
Build an imager…from your living room
When Johns Hopkins University announced the transition to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic this past March, Web Stayman, associate professor of biomedical engineering, had just one week to transform his in-person, project-based Build an Imager course into a completely virtual, interactive experience.
April 6, 2020
Thinking Fast in a Time of Crisis
A virtual hackathon hosted by the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design brings together hundreds of teams to solve challenges related to COVID-19.
March 17, 2020
Johns Hopkins BME graduate programs ranked #1 by U.S. News
The Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering programs have, once again, been named the country’s best for 2020, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation’s Best Graduate Schools. This marks the 30th consecutive year that Hopkins BME has held the No. 1 spot.
January 10, 2020
Enter the Surgineer
Find out how a new member of the clinical team in the operating room holds the potential to help revolutionize the standard of patient care.
December 12, 2019
Two with ties to Hopkins BME named to 30 Under 30 list
Two individuals with ties to the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named to the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, an annual celebration of young entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders.
November 20, 2019
JHU launches new institute dedicated to supporting the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ of data science
TRIPODS Institute brings together mathematicians, statisticians, theoretical computer scientists, and engineers to further the next generation of data analysis.
November 12, 2019
Workshop brings top female junior biomedical researchers to campus
The annual Rising Stars event includes professional development workshops, networking activities, and panel sessions for women in STEM fields.
September 17, 2019
When researchers need novel microscoping technologies, biomedical engineer Scot Kuo is ready for their call.
September 9, 2019
Hopkins BME undergraduate program ranked No. 1 by ‘U.S. News’
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University remains the No. 1-ranked undergraduate biomedical engineering program in the nation, announced today by U.S. News and World Report.
August 13, 2019
Johns Hopkins, United Therapeutics launch postdoctoral fellowship in computational medicine
Johns Hopkins University and biotech company United Therapeutics Corporation have teamed up to create a new postdoctoral fellowship in the emerging field of computational medicine.
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.
March 26, 2019
Earning the “engineering patch”
More than 30 members of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland spent a day at Johns Hopkins University last weekend thinking like engineers as they designed and built miniature roller coasters.
March 12, 2019
Johns Hopkins BME graduate program again ranked the nation’s best
The Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering graduate program is once again the country’s best, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s Best Graduate Schools.
January 29, 2019
Submit your clinical and research needs to BME Design Team
Faculty, researchers, industry professionals, and healthcare providers who are interested in harnessing the collective skill, energy, and talent of the BME student design teams have until February 13 to submit a design challenge for the next round of projects.
December 6, 2018
Rising Stars workshop puts the achievements of women researchers in the spotlight
Johns Hopkins recently hosted the Rising Stars in Biomedical Engineering workshop, which aims to give women the skills they need to pursue faculty positions in the field.
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 15, 2018
Cardiologists and Engineers Collaborate to Create New Treatments for Heart Disease
In a new $5.5 million center that spans engineering and cardiology specialties at Johns Hopkins, experts aim to improve the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders that affect millions of people by leveraging innovations in cardiac imaging, computer simulations and data science.
November 14, 2018
Johns Hopkins collaborates with Morgan, Coppin to promote STEM diversity
With $2.46 million in support from the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University is teaming up with two historically black Baltimore institutions, Morgan State and Coppin State universities, to cultivate a diverse group of highly trained biomedical researchers.
October 2, 2018
Paging the ‘Surgineer’
Advances in surgical precision, safety and outcomes require that we bury complexity in the OR. Enter a new kind of engineer.
August 10, 2018
Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Program Ranked #1 in Nation
The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering earned the nation’s top spot once again in the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of “Best Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Programs” for 2019.
July 31, 2018
Johns Hopkins BME partners with world’s top engineering school
The Johns Hopkins University’s top-ranked Department of Biomedical Engineering has entered into an international partnership with the world’s No. 1 engineering school, Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, to give master’s level students the opportunity to earn graduate degrees from both institutions.
July 27, 2018
STEM-HEAR: First cohort of students with hearing loss conducts summer research at Johns Hopkins
Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, is on a mission to bring more deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM fields.
June 13, 2018
Thirty interdisciplinary research teams receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards
Thirty multidisciplinary endeavors have been selected to receive support this year from Johns Hopkins University's Discovery Awards program. The winning project teams—chosen from 190 proposals—include 108 individuals representing 11 Johns Hopkins entities.
June 5, 2018
New MINDS for Big Data
Johns Hopkins has launched an interdisciplinary institute aimed at developing the mathematical theories that will hasten the analysis of the massive amounts of data being used to study everything from the inner workings of the human cell to the structure of the universe.
May 22, 2018
BME faculty, staff, and students honored at Convocation Ceremony
The Whiting School of Engineering honored several BME students, faculty, and staff for their outstanding achievements in research, academics, and mentoring at the annual Convocation Awards Ceremony at the Homewood campus.