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Widening STEM opportunities for hearing-challenged students

February 5, 2016

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins, has earned a reputation as a remarkable scientist, researcher, role model, and mentor. Born with probable damage to his inner ear, Ratnanather was fitted with hearing aids at an early age and attended schools for the deaf through high school. His family moved from […]

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Ratnanather featured on cover of JHU Engineering Magazine

January 21, 2016

Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Center for Imaging Science, is featured on the cover of the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering Magazine Winter 2016 release. Inside, a four-page article entitled, “Can You Hear Me Now?” expounds upon his tireless efforts to increase the number of deaf […]

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Dr. Miller recognized for contribution to online Biomedical Engineering education

January 13, 2016

Michael I. Miller, Ph.D., Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor, Director, Center for Imaging Science, has been recognized as one of the “Influential BioMedical Engineering Professors Who Teach Online” by The online resource lists Dr. Miller and Johns Hopkins University among the number of highly regarded universities which offer online biomedical engineering programs. Click here to view.

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Alan Yuille named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins

July 8, 2015

The solutions to the world’s biggest challenges do not lie in any one discipline—they lie in the connections among big thinkers and bridge-builders. The four individuals appointed this week as Bloomberg Distinguished Professors represent this new generation of cross-specialty collaborators who pull insights from across the spectrum of human knowledge. The Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships are […]

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Don Geman elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 4, 2015

Donald Geman, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics and core faculty member in the Center for Imaging Science and the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that can be given to a scientist or engineer in the United States. The honor is bestowed […]

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Donald Geman elected to National Academy of Sciences

April 30, 2015

Two Johns Hopkins University professors, Aravinda Chakravarti and Donald Geman, are among 84 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences, an honorary society that advises the government on scientific matters. Geman is a professor of applied mathematics and statistics at the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, which he joined in 2001. He also holds faculty […]

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Margo Heston receives Fulbright Scholarship

April 5, 2015

Margo Heston, a senior in the department of Biomedical Engineering, has received the Fulbright Scholarship to travel to Poland. Margo is a member of the BME student team who developed Speech Banana, an iPad app designed to provide free auditory training for hearing aid and cochlear implant users. She works under the mentorship of Tilak Ratnanather, Associate […]

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President Obama Honors Tilak Ratnanather with Presidential Mentoring Award

March 30, 2015

Among the 14 winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) is Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, Associate Research Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Imaging Science, Institute for Computational Medicine. The PAESMEM is awarded by the White House to individuals and organizations to recognize the crucial role that mentoring […]

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Sue Kulason receives Fulbright Scholarship

March 27, 2015

Sue Kulason, a second year graduate student in the department of Biomedical Engineering, the Center Imaging Science and Institute for Computational Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, received the Fulbright Scholarship to travel to the Centre de mathématiques et de leurs applications (CMLA) at the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France. She will be working on […]

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