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LCSR Faculty Mathias Unberath wins NSF Early CAREER Award

May 17, 2023

Mathias Unberath, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early-stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.  Mathias’ award project, titled “Digital Twins of Surgical Environments for Situational Awareness and Immersive Simulation,” seeks to develop “digital twins” of image-guided surgery […]

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Meet the Latest Recipients of Thalheimer Fund Grants

September 16, 2021

Read more here: Two Johns Hopkins research teams have received technology development grants totaling more than $150,000 through the Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research. A total of 28 researchers applied for the latest funding round. Finalists pitched their proposals virtually in June to an outside panel of independent researchers and investors, innovation executives […]

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Deep down below

August 24, 2021 For almost three decades, Whiting School Professor Louis Whitcomb has developed tools and vehicles that enable oceanographers to explore once-unreachable depths By Rich Shea / Published Summer 2021 Ninety percent of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a 10,000-mile mountain chain that runs along the north-south axis of the Atlantic Ocean, is underwater. In some places, however, […]

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Diversity Statement

October 21, 2020

Johns Hopkins University is deeply committed to the dignity and equality of all persons—inclusive of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and veteran status. Like the university, Robotics is committed to diversity, and welcomes applications from all. More information on diversity here.

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Shining new lights on photoacoustic imaging. LCSR’s Muyinatu Bell. SPIE

July 30, 2020

Muyinatu Bell wants to make surgery safer. An assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Johns Hopkins University and director of the Photoacoustic and Ultrasonic Systems Engineering (PULSE) Lab, Bell utilizes her cross-disciplinary training to maximum effect. Her work’s potent combination of computer engineering, biomedical optics, and computer science is innovating […]

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Undergrads dive into a summer of Hopkins research through NSF REU program

August 22, 2018

Forget the pool. This summer, a group of talented undergraduates from universities nationwide dove headfirst into exciting research projects in labs across the Homewood campus as part of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Computational Sensing and Robotics. Through this immersive, 10-week program, 14 undergraduate students – some from local […]

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Muyinatu Bell Receives NIH Trailblazer Award

July 31, 2018

ECE Assistant Professor Muyinatu Bell is conducting pioneering research that integrates deep learning with ultrasound image formation to provide interventional radiologists with a fundamentally new type of ultrasound image. These novel images only display structures of interest, such as a needle tip as it is inserted into the kidney and the corresponding kidney target location, […]

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Galen Robotics wins BioHealth Capital Region’s 3rd Annual Crab Trap Competition

July 12, 2018

Johns Hopkins University spinout Galen Robotics won the BioHealth Capital Region’s 3rd Annual Crab Trap Competition, held in late April at the MedImmune campus in Gaithersburg. Founded in 2016 by BioHealth Innovation, Inc. and MedImmune, the competition spotlights early stage biotechnology companies with commercial potential. Galen develops cooperatively controlled surgical platforms designed to increase surgeons’ […]

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