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Seven from Hopkins BME receive Provost Undergraduate Research Awards

Seven undergraduate students studying biomedical engineering received the Provost Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) to assist with independent research, scholarly and creative projects over the summer.

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

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.

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.

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...

News Brief: Former BME Design Team wins innovation grant

They’ll have the chance to collaborate with 11 other student science & tech innovator teams from institutions across the US...

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.

Johns Hopkins undergraduate team named finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

A team of Johns Hopkins University students are among the finalists in the Collegiate Inventors Competition for inventing a device to reduce pain from nerve damage in people with amputations.

Hopkins BME holds No. 1 spot in ‘U.S. News’ ranking for best undergraduate BME program

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering has once again been named the nation’s top undergraduate program in BME by U.S. News & World Report, the longest-running and most widely cited assessment of U.S. colleges and universities.

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.

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.

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.

Hopkins BME team named finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Team Benegraft is among the finalists announced by the Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual contest founded by the National Inventors Hall of Fame to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship at the collegiate level.

Hopkins BME students develop low-cost device to treat postpartum hemorrhage in low-resource settings

Gavin Mischler, Maya Lapinski, and Katherine Hu met through the Hopkins BME Design Team program, and spent the next three years developing a reusable device that aims to reduce the rate of childbirth-related deaths for women in low-resource settings.

Student startup Relavo takes home $500,000 KidneyX prize

Relavo, a company founded by Johns Hopkins undergraduates studying biomedical engineering, has been awarded a $500,000 KidneyX prize to develop a product that reduces the risk for contamination during at-home kidney dialysis treatments.

A solution to vision loss in canines

After the first client-owned dog received a partial corneal transplant in 2017, a team of Hopkins BME students and alumni developed a device to make it easier for surgeons to perform partial corneal transplants on dogs.

Start ’em up: Cellular Analysis Technologies

The founders of Cellular Analysis Technologies valued their time in the FastForward U’s spring Accelerator program so much, they’re going through the program twice—first as a Spark team, and now as a Fuel team. The program helps students from across Johns Hopkins bring their business ideas to life.

Students organize efforts to 3-D print PPE for the Johns Hopkins Hospital

While most of his classmates were preparing for final exams and upcoming summer internships, Chris Shallal spent the end of his third year focused on a multi-campus effort to create and provide durable, reusable face shields to healthcare workers at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

With Covaid, neighbors support neighbors during the pandemic

Johns Hopkins BME senior Debanik Purkayastha and a team of university students are working to build volunteer networks online to help others during the pandemic.

Hopkins BME senior awarded Gates Cambridge scholarship to pursue a PhD at Cambridge University

Shubhayu Bhattacharyay, a Johns Hopkins University senior majoring in biomedical engineering, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship supporting his post-graduate studies in clinical neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in England.

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