25th Anniversary CIS workshop to be held June 5 and 6

March 13, 2023

  CIS 25th Anniversary June 5 and 6, 2023 Johns Hopkins University The workshop talks will be held in Gilman Hall, Room 50.   Monday, June 5: 8:30-9:30: Breakfast – Clark Hall, Rooms 316-318 9:30-10:15: Michael Miller (Johns Hopkins University): Molecular Computational Anatomy 10:15-11:00: Anqi Qiu (National University of Singapore): Spectral Laplace-Beltrami Wavelets and Geometric […]

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Scientists complete 1st map of an insect brain

March 10, 2023

Researchers have completed the most advanced brain map to date, that of an insect, a landmark achievement in neuroscience that brings scientists closer to true understanding of the mechanism of thought. The international team led by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Cambridge produced a breathtakingly detailed diagram tracing every neural connection in the […]

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Can we trust AI?

March 6, 2023

In the field of artificial intelligence, there are winters and there are springs—barren stretches followed by exhilarating bursts of innovation and funding. Right now, we find ourselves definitively in the midst of an AI spring, says Johns Hopkins engineer Rama Chellappa, a veteran of the industry for more than four decades. “AI has this crazy life where it […]

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Rama Chellappa elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 8, 2023

Johns Hopkins artificial intelligence researcher Rama Chellappa has achieved one of his profession’s highest distinctions: election to the National Academy of Engineering. Chellappa, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering, was among 106 new members and 18 international members announced as part of NAE’s Class of 2023 on Tuesday. Academy membership honors those who […]

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Jeremias Sulam receives NSF CAREER award

January 31, 2023

Jeremias Sulam, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early-stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Jeremias’ award project, titled “Interpretable and Robust Machine Learning Models: Analysis and Algorithms,” aims to develop a general framework to interpret complex predictors […]

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Vishal Patel receives 2021 IEEE SPS Pierre-Simon Laplace Early Career Technical Achievement Award

December 23, 2021

Vishal Patel, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has been selected for the 2021 IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Pierre-Simon Laplace Early Career Technical Achievement Award. Patel was selected “for contributions to image processing and machine learning for biometrics and identity science.” The Pierre-Simon Laplace Early Career Technical Achievement Award honors an […]

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René Vidal receives IEEE Computer Society’s 2021 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award

December 22, 2021

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 a recipient of the IEEE Computer Society’s 2021 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award. This award is given for outstanding and innovative contributions to the fields of computer and information […]

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A new approach to mapping the brain could make surgery safer

October 22, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Hub. Doctors performing surgery to remove brain tumors must take care to avoid the brain’s eloquent cortex. Damage to that sensitive area, located in the left temporal and frontal lobe, can be devastating, resulting in impairment of a person’s ability to understand language and, sometimes, even paralysis. Currently, the only […]

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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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