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Eileen B. Haase, PhD

Eileen Haase
Research Interests: Engineering education, global health, improving student understanding through active learning, online resources, and personalized attention
Research Interests

Research Interests

Eileen Haase received her BS degree in engineering science & mechanics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, her MS in electrical engineering from the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, and her PhD in biomedical engineering from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is currently the vice chair of academic programs and a teaching professor responsible for curriculum development and implementing proven active learning methods in the classroom. Haase was the principal investigator in the development of the BME Design Studio, has been awarded numerous technology fellowships to work with students developing extensive online and classroom resources, and taught as a Fulbright Scholar in Uganda. Haase is also chair of the online MS program in applied biomedical engineering through JHU’s Engineering for Professionals program.

Titles & Affiliations


  • Teaching Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Vice Chair for Academic Programs, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Program Chair, Applied Biomedical Engineering


  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1991
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1986
  • BS, Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1983
Faculty News

Recent Highlights

  • September 6, 2023
    Eileen Haase, teaching professor and vice chair for academic programs in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society.
  • June 27, 2022
    Like many expectant fathers, Josh Basile envisioned the day his son, Calder, would be born. He imagined holding, feeding, and...
  • June 15, 2021
    When the COVID-19 pandemic required campus activities to shut down, BME faculty came up with creative solutions to continue teaching their hands-on courses in a virtual format.

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