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The Eyes Have It: Advancements in Multiple Sclerosis Research

September 24, 2014

It turns out the eyes are a window to more than just the soul. Thanks to software developed by Jerry Prince, the William B. Kouwenhoven Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a simple scan of the eye is allowing doctors to assess and better understand the progression of multiple sclerosis.   Get the story.

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Ralph Etienne-Cummings organizes 20th Anniversary Workshop for Telluride 2014

September 24, 2014

This is the 20th Anniversary of the Workshop, and ~25 years since the conception of the “Meadian” version of Neuromorphic Engineering. Hence, we plan a celebratory Workshop, where some of the originators and benefactors of the field will participate in discussions of the successes and challenges over the past 25 years and prognosticate the potential […]

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A Conversation with Russ Taylor

September 23, 2014

“One of the things that Hopkins has done better than almost any school for a long time now is to involve undergraduates in research in a serious way…I ended up doing a sort of roll-your-own major.” LCSR Director Russ Taylor talks about his career—getting his start as an undergrad at Johns Hopkins University—returning to join […]

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Annual Robotics Industry Day brings together Researchers and Industry Partners

September 22, 2014

On September 8, the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) hosted the annual Johns Hopkins Robotics Industry Day. The event was a huge success, attended by a host of people from industry and other research labs from around the country. The morning started off with LCSR faculty sharing with the attendees the latest developments […]

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Underwater robots monitor water quality, keep tabs on pollutants

August 19, 2014

Much of the drinking water for arid Phoenix, Arizona, comes from expansive Lake Pleasant, and monitoring water quality is a regional priority. Enter a pod of super-sleuthing, pollution-hunting underwater robots, designed by a team of scientists, including Marin Kobilarov, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering. The robots […]

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Laboratory for Computational Sensing + Robotics