News: Faculty Highlight

Rachel Karchin Receives AACR Team Science Award

06/25/2020

Biomedical Engineering professor and ICM core faculty member, Rachel Karchin, has received the 2020 AACR Team Science Award. The award recognizes an outstanding interdisciplinary team of researchers whose scientific innovation advances our fundamental understanding of cancer, or a team that has applied existing knowledge to improve the detection, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of cancer.

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Rajat Mittal explores the fluid dynamics of COVID-19

05/12/2020

Rajat Mittal, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, uses computational simulations to explore air-flow and droplet dispersion to advance the understanding of protections offered by masks against COVID-19. Read more on the HUB. 

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René Vidal elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows

04/08/2020

René Vidal, the Herschel L. Seder Professor of Biomedical Engineering, director of MINDS, and ICM core faculty member has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows. AIMBE Fellows are considered the most distinguished and accomplished leaders in the fields of medical and biological engineering, and are chosen for […]

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Joshua Vogelstein receives NSF CAREER Award

02/20/2020

Joshua T. Vogelstein, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and a member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, Center for Imaging Science, and the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Vogelstein’s research […]

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Nicolas Charon receives NSF CAREER Award

02/06/2020

Nicolas Charon, assistant professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics and a member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Charon’s research focuses on shape analysis and its applications to medical […]

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Mosquitoes use specialized wing tones to buzz potential mates

11/07/2019

Mosquitoes flap their wings not just to stay aloft but for two other critical purposes: to generate sound and to point that buzz in the direction of a potential mate, researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered. Their findings about the aerodynamics of mosquito wings could have implications for building quieter drones and for devising […]

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Joel Bader receives NSF Rules of Life award

10/07/2019

The National Science Foundation has issued its first ever Rules of Life awards totaling $36 million to accelerate two areas of next-generation science and engineering research: building a synthetic cell, and epigenetics. “Discovering the rules governing life on earth is a grand scientific challenge that holds the potential to enhance the U.S. position as a […]

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