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Tower of Power

February 21, 2018

Teams showcase engineering know-how at annual Tower of Power contest

The annual Tower of Power event challenges teams to construct the tallest towers from uncooked pasta and marshmallows.

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Inez Lam

January 18, 2018

Partnering with Industry for Better Education in Drug Discovery

Inez Lam and Natalia Majewska were the first two students selected to participate in the Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program and have recently begun their research projects.

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Shark Tank

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.

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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.

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Healthify named to 30 Under 30

November 30, 2017

BME graduate and team named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list

A four-person team of Johns Hopkins alumni behind the startup Healthify was named to the 2018 Forbes “30 Under 30” list in the health care category.

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Freshman trip to Six Flags

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.

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David Herzfeld

November 14, 2017

Society for Neuroscience awards Lindsley Prize to David Herzfeld

The Society for Neuroscience has awarded the Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience to David Herzfeld, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

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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.

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Siebel Scholars

October 24, 2017

Four BME graduate students named Siebel Scholars

Four graduate students in the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named Siebel Scholars, a prestigious award honoring nearly 100 of the top graduate students in business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science programs.

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Design Sprint

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.

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