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The five Siebel Scholars stand outside and pose for a photo.

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.

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Bailey Surtees at right

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.

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Kubanda cryoblation device

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.

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Vinay Ayyappan awarded Astronaut Scholarship.

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.

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Kevin Franck

May 31, 2019

Hipper Hearing

Kevin Franck, MSE ’95, is on a mission to help the world hear better—and that starts, he says, “by changing the perception of everyone around us.”

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Kali Barnes and Eric Chiang pictured with the Best Life Sciences Startup Prize from the Rice Business Plan Competition.

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.

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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. 

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Design Day 2019

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.

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Convocation 2019 award

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.

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Two from Hopkins BME named Goldwater Scholars

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.

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