News: Faculty Highlight

Natalia Trayanova named EHRA Fellow

02/10/2021

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

01/08/2021

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

01/06/2021

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

12/17/2020

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

12/17/2020

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

12/07/2020

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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Natalia Trayanova receives the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award

12/03/2020

Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award, given jointly by the Heart Rhythm Society and the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society. This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and unique contribution to the field of cardiac pacing and  electrophysiology […]

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Rajat Mittal Employs Models to Explore Risks of Covid-19 Transmission

11/24/2020

A paper published in the Physics of Fluids presents a mathematical model to estimate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19. Co-authored by Rajat Mittal, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, the study provides insights that could help assess how well preventive efforts, like mask […]

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William S. Anderson Awarded Thalheimer Grant

11/20/2020

William S. Anderson, associate professor of neurosurgery and ICM core faculty member, has received a technology development grant through the Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research.  Anderson and his team have developed ePACStim, an adaptive brain implant system that delivers targeted and customized electrical stimulation to suppress excessive phase amplitude coupling (PAC) in the […]

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Sarma wins inaugural Pitch It On! Competition for female inventors

11/05/2020

Sridevi Sarma, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, won $10,000 in Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures’ Pitch It On! competition for female inventors. Sarma received the most votes from the 150 faculty, researchers, and investors who watched the virtual event Oct. 20, the culmination […]

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