News: Faculty Highlight

Sri Sarma awarded 2021 Convocation Award for Excellence in Mentoring


Sri Sarma, associate director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, is the recipient of the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising. This award, created by Capers and Marion McDonald, is given to honor teachers, researchers, and administrators who have consistently supported the personal and professional development of their students. Sarma […]

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Q & A with Sri Sarma, ICM’s associate director


 How can we detect and fix pathological connections and signals in the central nervous system to optimally treat or even cure epilepsy and chronic pain? That is the question guiding Sri Sarma’s research. Learn more about Sri, her research and the inspiration behind it in her Q & A with The Kavli Foundation. 

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ICM affiliates receive 2021 WSE Convocation Awards


There are many familiar names in this year’s list of convocation awards. Distributed on April 5 by Ed Schlesinger, Benjamin T. Rome Dean of The Whiting School of Engineering, the 2021 Whiting School Convocation Awards recognize several ICM undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty for their excellence in academics, research or teaching. The awards, their recipients, […]

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Sri Sarma featured on


In addition to her role as Associate Director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, Sri Sarma is a faculty member of the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, where she works closely with clinicians to help them better diagnose and treat patients with epilepsy and chronic pain.  In Dr. Sarma’s lab, computational neuroscience tools are revealing how […]

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Natalia Trayanova named EHRA Fellow


Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA). This title recognizes the professional achievements of scholars and scientists who have made exceptional contributions to cardiac rhythm research, distinguishing themselves in clinical, educational, and organizational aspects of the field. Natalia […]

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Laurent Younes named American Mathematical Society Fellow


Laurent Younes, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics and ICM core faculty member, 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. Laurent’s research focuses on statistical properties of Markov random fields; mathematical […]

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Natalia Trayanova named Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology


Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) for her contributions to the field of cardiology. This appointment is a recognition of excellence throughout the cardiology community.  A pioneer in the use of 3D replicas of the heart and its electrical […]

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Rajat Mittal named 2021 ASME Freeman Scholar


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has named Rajat Mittal, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, as the recipient of the 2021 Freeman Scholar Award. Given annually to a person of significant expertise in fluids engineering, Mittal won the award in recognition […]

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Military-grade camera shows risks of airborne coronavirus spread


In response to the use of a military-grade infrared camera capable of detecting exhaled breath to illustrate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19, Hopkins mechanical engineer and ICM faculty member Rajat Mittal speaks to the Washington Post about the merits of using exhalation as a conservative proxy to show potential transmission risk in various settings. […]

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Four ICM faculty research teams earn Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards


Four ICM faculty are among the 41 research endeavors that have been selected to receive support this year from Johns Hopkins University’s Discovery Awards program. Each project team is made up of members from at least two JHU entities who aim to solve a complex problem and expand the horizons of knowledge. Altogether, the winning project teams—chosen […]

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