News Type: PhD Student News
Eight Hopkins BME affiliates receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
The National Science Foundation has awarded Graduate Research Fellowships to eight current students with ties to Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering. They have been selected for their outstanding work in science, technology, engineering, or math fields.
Two from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
The annual Young Investigators' Day ceremony celebrates the unique contributions of junior researchers and the mentors who helped them excel in their fields.
Three from Hopkins BME named Siebel Scholars
Three Johns Hopkins doctoral students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2023, an honor that reflects their exceptional academic performance and outstanding demonstrated leadership.
News Brief: Fourteen students received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Fourteen students from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship recognizes graduate...
Four from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Young Investigators’ Day was established in 1978 to recognize young investigators who are trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and to provide them with a forum for their work. This year, four from Hopkins BME were recognized for their research.
Lab-grown meat, fungus-based ice cream
Food of the Future course led by Franklyn Hall, a Hopkins BME PhD student, explores the new range of meats, milks, and cheeses developed using cellular manipulation and emerging technology.
New heart modeling method may help doctors pump the brakes on sudden cardiac death
Digital, personalized replicas of patients' hearts can help health care providers to better predict who will need implanted defibrillators over time.
Targeting epilepsy with surgical precision
Developed by Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineers, a new method of highlighting the most epileptic parts of the brain could enable not only more accurate diagnosis of the seizure disorder, but also help guide more precise surgical treatment.
Four Hopkins BME PhD students named Siebel Scholars
Selected for their exceptional academic performance and outstanding leadership, four Johns Hopkins University PhD students studying biomedical engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2022.
Three from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Young Investigators’ Day at Johns Hopkins University was established in 1978 to recognize the outstanding research contributions made by our trainees: medical and graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and residents.
Travis Brady earns Ford Foundation Fellowship
In recognition of his work in the lab and his desire to lead the next generation of scientists, Travis Brady was recently awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship. Brady is pursuing his PhD in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, and has a goal of one day leading his own lab that will emphasize mentorship, communication, and community engagement.
ClearMask makes and sells 11 million masks internationally
With FDA clearance, maximum barrier protection, and supply chain advantages, the business founded by Johns Hopkins alumni improves the standard of care for patients around the world.
Two PhD students from Hopkins BME named Siebel Scholars
Yuan Rui and Sarah Somers, two PhD students studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, have been names Siebel Scholars for 2021.
Dusting off the sewing machine to donate PPE
When Ivy Wang first learned to sew two years ago, she could never have predicted that the simple stitching skills she mastered would help her protect the lives of hundreds during a global pandemic as a volunteer making cloth masks for frontline workers.
PhD students and mentors win research and diversity fellowship
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded three pairs of Johns Hopkins PhD students and their mentors a 2020 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, which not only recognizes students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields, but also is designed to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
Two from Hopkins BME recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Chen Zhao and Scott Albert have been recognized at the 2020 Johns Hopkins Young Investigators' Day. Learn more about their research and why they earned the recognition.
NSF Graduate Research Fellows to conduct research at Hopkins BME
Johns Hopkins University will serve as the home of 20 NSF Graduate Research Fellows—outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or math fields who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.
Student Spotlight: Natalie Livingston
Immunoengineer Natalie Livingston, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, is giving a boost to the immune system by using biomaterials to activate a patient’s immune cells.
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.
Four BME researchers recognized at Young Investigators’ Day
Four members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized at the 2019 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony yesterday, which celebrates the unique contributions of junior researchers and the mentors who helped them excel in their fields.
Three from Hopkins BME recognized at SPIE 2019
Three members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were recognized for the impact of their research at the 2019 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.
Hopkins BME student awarded AHA predoctoral fellowship
Chen Zhao, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship.
When graduate student Luke Osborn needed to test the fingertip sensors he’d spent years developing for prosthesis wearers, he didn’t have far to look. The ensuing collaboration and results hold big promise for amputees.
Student develops microfluidics device to help scientists identify early genetic markers of cancer
Chrissy O'Keefe's HYPER-Melt device analyzes small volumes of fluids, detecting genetic and epigenetic changes more efficiently and cost-effectively than other devices currently on the market.
Two biomedical engineering graduate students named Siebel Scholars
Biomedical engineering PhD students John Hickey and Luke Osborn have been named Siebel Scholars for 2019, an annual award that recognizes nearly 100 of the top graduate students from universities across the nation who are studying in the fields of business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science.
New ‘E-Dermis’ Brings Sense of Touch, Pain to Prosthetic Hands
The electronic ‘skin’ will enable amputees to perceive through prosthetic fingertips.
Two BME researchers honored at Young Investigators’ Day
Two members of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering were honored today at the School of Medicine’s 2018 Young Investigators’ Day award ceremony.
Four Hopkins BME students awarded NSF Fellowships
Four PhD candidates studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University have earned prestigious fellowship awards through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Meet Shiva Razavi, BME Ph.D. student
In an interview with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Razavi shared details of her journey to become a biomedical engineer, the mentors who helped her pursue this career path, and the importance of supporting women in STEM.
Instructor creates tool that lets teachers know what’s working—and what isn’t
John Hickey, doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering, created Tcrunch, an app that facilitates real-time feedback and gives students a stronger voice in the classroom.