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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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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