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Vishal Patel receives IAPR’s Young Biometrics Investigator Award

August 6, 2021

Vishal Patel, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering who is also a member of the Center for Language and Speech Processing, has received the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Young Biometrics Investigator Award (YBIA). IAPR is an international association of non-profit, scientific, and professional organizations concerned with pattern recognition, computer vision, and image processing. […]

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Safety first: Project aims to make AI-based autonomous systems more reliable and secure

June 28, 2021

Using a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, a multi-university team that includes Johns Hopkins engineers is tackling one of today’s most complex and important technological challenges: How to ensure the safety of autonomous systems, from self-driving cars and aerial delivery drones to robotic surgical assistants. René Vidal, professor of biomedical […]

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Results of John Goutsias collaboration uncover a likely key genetic culprit in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

May 5, 2021

The results of a multi-year collaboration involving ECE Professor John Goutsias were recently published in Nature Biomedical Engineering. The group used mathematics to uncover a likely key genetic culprit in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). ALL is the most common form of childhood leukemia, striking an estimated 3,500 children and teens each year in […]

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Vishal Patel receives NSF’s Early CAREER Award

March 24, 2021

The National Science Foundation has selected Vishal Patel, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, for its Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Using the $500,000, five-year award, Patel and his team aim to develop data-driven learning-based approaches for restoration and understanding of images degraded […]

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Adam Charles

Meet Adam Charles, assistant professor of BME

February 5, 2021

Adam Charles joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in July 2020. In this interview, Charles discusses his research developing mathematical models and algorithms to understand the brain, his goals for the future, and career advice for students. What made you pursue a career in engineering? I always loved mathematics—in part […]

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Laurent Younes

Laurent Younes named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

January 11, 2021

Laurent Younes, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, which recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Younes’ research focuses on statistical properties of Markov random fields; mathematical and computational analysis of shape […]

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Rama Chellappa

Rama Chellappa named to National Academy of Inventors

December 8, 2020

Five Johns Hopkins faculty members have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, a prestigious distinction that recognizes and honors the creators or co-developers of outstanding inventions that have made a difference in society. These professors join the more than 4,000 current fellows of the academy, which features members of more than 250 […]

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René Vidal and team receive MoDL award from the National Science Foundation-Simons Foundation

August 25, 2020

René Vidal, the director of the Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS) and the Herschel L. Seder Professor in Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, is leading a team of engineers, mathematicians, and theoretical computer scientists from multiple institutions who seek to revolutionize our understanding of the mathematical and scientific foundations of deep learning. Their project, […]

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Carey Priebe

Connecting the dots

July 22, 2020

Carey Priebe has worked with hospitals hoping to reduce stress on surgical nurses, cancer researchers trying to improve mammograms, and neuroscientists mapping connections between brain cells. He’s shown how satellites can spot Martian volcanoes and given law enforcement new tools against human traffickers, shadowy financial networks, and corporate fraud. The athletic, 6-foot-3 professor of applied mathematics […]

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Rama Chellappa

Meet Rama Chellappa, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

July 13, 2020

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Rama Chellappa joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the spring of 2020. In this interview, he discusses his inspiration for pursuing a career in engineering, his research in computer vision and medical imaging, his goals for the future, and how he enjoys spending […]

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