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Ratnanather honored for promoting diversity in STEM

May 15, 2017

Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, received an honorable mention and a prize of $10,000 for the Provost’s Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity. Ratnanather earned this honor for his work developing mentoring programs that provide opportunities in STEM for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. “We still have a long way to […]

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Johns Hopkins researchers want to use big data to chart the brain

November 2, 2016

The human brain is the most complex machine in existence. Every brain is loaded with some 100 billion nerve cells, each connecting to thousands of others, giving around 100 trillion connections. Mapping those connections, or synapses, could enable scientists to decipher what causes neurological disease and mental illness. It’s an immense, daunting task. Read the […]

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Rizwan Chaudhry and René Vidal receive 2015 annual best paper award by JVCI

July 5, 2016

The paper entitled “Sequence of the most informative joints (SMIJ): A new representation for human skeletal action recognition” co-authored by CIS and CS PhD alumni Rizwan Chaudhry and CIS and BME Professor René Vidal, Ph.D., has received Elsevier’s 2015 Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI) Best Paper Award. The paper proposed a novel […]

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Vidal co-hosting workshop at ICML ’16

May 24, 2016

René Vidal, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Imaging Science, will be co-hosting a workshop at the 33rd International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2016). IMCL 2016 is scheduled for June 19-24 in New York City. The workshop, entitled “Theory of Deep Learning”, is scheduled for June 24. Dr. Vidal is hosting the workshop […]

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CIS to host Mid-Atlantic Computer Vision (MACV) Workshop

April 26, 2016

This workshop is organized by Rene Vidal, Alan Yuille, and Austin Reiter. The workshop brings together computer vision researchers around the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States for an informal exchange of ideas in all areas of computer vision. We welcome people to present new research, work that will be presented at upcoming conferences, reviews of […]

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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 onlineengineeringprograms.com. 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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