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Michael Miller to speak at Inaugural Indo-US Translational Neuroscience Symposium

February 12, 2015

Michael I. Miller, Ph.D., Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor, Director, Center for Imaging Science, will be speaking at the Inaugural Indo-US Translational Neuroscience Symposium on February 25th and 26th in Tilghman Auditorium (Turner Concourse). The conference features an array of leading neuroscience investigators from JHU SOM, Homewood, KKI, the Lieber Institute, and NIH. The symposium […]

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Manolis Tsakiris receives Best Student Paper Award at 2014 ACSSC

November 11, 2014

Manolis Tsakiris, a PhD student in the Center for Imaging Science at Johns Hopkins University, received first place in the 2014 Asilomar Student Paper Contest for his paper entitled “Abstract Algebraic-Geometric Subspace Clustering”. The 48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers is a yearly Conference held on the Asilomar Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA, […]

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Giann Gorospe’s article featured in IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering

September 26, 2014

BME Ph.D student Giann Gorospe’s journal article “Automated Grouping of Action Potentials of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes” was featured in this month’s issue (Volume 61, Issue 9) of IEEE’s Transactions in Biomedical Engineering.  Alongside Renjun Zhu, Michal A. Millrod, Elias T. Zambidis, Leslie Tung, and Rene Vidal, the article used optical mapping to obtain […]

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Johns Hopkins mathematician receives grant to support study of brain’s circuitry

August 22, 2014

Carey Priebe, a noted mathematician at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research for his work on the complex behaviors of the brain’s circuitry. Priebe’s project is one of 36 proposals to receive an EAGER award, a program established to fund and accelerate innovative and potentially […]

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App developed by Johns Hopkins undergrads gives cochlear implant users access to auditory training

August 11, 2014

Cochlear implants—small, surgically implanted electronic devices that enable someone who is deaf or severely hard of hearing to hear—are used by more the 325,000 people worldwide. While the devices don’t restore normal hearing, they provide a useful representation of sounds, making it possible to understand speech. Many people, however, face challenges learning to use cochlear […]

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Daniel Tward awarded at 2014 XSEDE Conference for best “lightning talk”

July 21, 2014

BME PhD student Daniel Tward attended the 2014 Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) conference in Atlanta, Georgia and received a prize for the best “Lightning Talk”. His presentation “Computational Anatomy Gateway: Leveraging XSEDE Computational Resources for Shape Analysis” was authored with Saurabh Jain, David Lee, Anthony Kolasny, Timothy Brown, Tilak Ratnanather, Laurent Younes […]

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Student work overseen by Dr. Tilak Ratnanather featured in WSE Summer News

July 16, 2014

An article in the Summer 2014 issue of JHU Engineering Magazine highlights a promising iPad app designed by Hopkins undergrads to help train deaf adults with cochlear implants (CI) to understand speech from the electrical signals that CI devices provide. Student team members include Margo Heston, Rohit Bhattacharya, and Joanne Song, all of the Department […]

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Prof. René Vidal elected to the 2014 Class of IEEE Fellows

June 13, 2014

René Vidal has been named to the 2014 class of IEEE Computer Society Fellows. The IEEE Grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person of outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in IEEE-designated fields, and who has made important individual contributions to […]

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iMixPics app reaches more than 3750 downloads

February 11, 2014

The iMixPics app was downloaded 1518 times in 2013 bringing the total number of downloads to 3784 since its release in April 2012. iMixPics is an iPhone app developed by former JHU students Solomon Liu, Roberto Tron, Dheeraj Singaraju and Martin Wojkowsky under the supervision of Dr. René Vidal, Director of the Vision, Dynamics and […]

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