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Sense of identity

Two biomedical engineering students share how they were able to maintain, define, and redefine their sense of identity at Johns Hopkins.

PneuTech wins $20,000 grant and advances to next stage of VentureWell E-Team Program

The Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering student innovator team, PneuTech, was recently selected to advance to the next stage of the VentureWell E-Team Program.

BME student interns at NASA Johnson Space Center

Fourth-year biomedical engineering student Rene DeBrabander spent his fall semester interning with NASA Johnson Space Center’s Applied Injury Biomechanics team, designing experiments to test motion-capture gloves.

News Brief: Hopkins BME course featured in Washington Post

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.

Johns Hopkins undergraduates win runner-up award in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Two Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students and a recent graduate won the undergraduate runner-up award and a $5,000 prize Thursday in the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition.

Johns Hopkins team named finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

The team of Johns Hopkins engineering students developed a simpler and more comfortable brace to treat kids born with clubfoot.

A crash course in the life of a biomedical engineer

The Immersive Summer Program for Education, Enrichment, and Distinction in Biomedical Engineering introduces high school students to school and career pathways in biomedical engineering.

Vital tech with a fatal flaw

The pulse oximeter is now a staple in hospital rooms and personal medicine cabinets. But a major flaw in its design could prevent people of color from receiving the care they need.

For student founders with disabilities, entrepreneurship is personal

While many devices designed by biomedical engineers have passed through FastForward U’s doors to treat illnesses and physical disabilities, some founders are approaching supporting disability from a different angle — personal experience.

Inaugural FastForward U Summer Incubator Program Helps Students Live and Breathe Their Startups

Two dozen students took part in FastForward U’s inaugural summer incubator, a six-week pilot program where participants received free housing, mentorship opportunities, and a small stipend to focus on their startup or innovation.

Device makes ‘Daddy Duty’ easier for new father

Like many expectant fathers, Josh Basile envisioned the day his son, Calder, would be born. He imagined holding, feeding, and...

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.

Eight from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards

Eight biomedical engineering undergraduates from Johns Hopkins University received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award to help fund their research projects over the coming year.

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 join new class of Fulbright grant winners

After the announcement of a record-breaking 48 finalists earlier this spring, Fulbright grants have been awarded to three students and alumni of the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering in the face of a pandemic and limited availability of placements.

Hopkins BME students win at FastForward U’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge

FastForward U has announced the winners of its inaugural Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge, which awarded more than $100,000 to eight student startups.

Innerva wins $10,000 “Cure It!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

The Innerva team, made up of undergraduate students from the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, were awarded the 2021 $10,000 “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their work with peripheral nerve injuries.

Two Hopkins BME juniors named Goldwater Scholars

Two juniors 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

DioTeX earns $10,000 from Draper Competition

Cassandra Parent, a third-year student studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, was recently named a track winner in the Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs, earning a prize of $10,000.

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.

Five from Hopkins BME receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five students from the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering have received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or math fields who have been recognized by the National Science Foundation.

TikTok tutor racks up thousands of followers around the world

Hopkins BME senior Ben Straus shares homework help and study tips through TikTok videos and a Discord server.

There’s no workspace like home

Three Hopkins roommates transformed their townhouse into a temporary manufacturing lab while the campus closed due to the pandemic.

The future of face masks

A team of biomedical engineering undergraduate students won $250,000 for their adaptable surgical mask design in the XPRIZE competition.

Hopkins BME undergrads named finalists in global mask design challenge

A Hopkins BME team of 24 undergraduate students that's come up with a clear, adaptable face mask is among five finalists in a global challenge to design a better mask.

Student team develops ventilator alternative for COVID-19 patients

A group of six third-year undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University is on a mission to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic from their living rooms by designing leak-proof masks that can be used with ordinary CPAP machines to deliver breathing relief to hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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