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Gizmodo: This hazmat suit peels off like a big, yellow, Ebola-covered glove

December 17, 2014

Gizmodo ran a story (and video) on a new Ebola protective suit — created by a Johns Hopkins team during the recent Ebola Design Challenge — that is designed to peel off easily, minimizing the wearer’s exposure to contamination from Ebola. The design was among the winners of an international competition through USAID. View the story — and watch […]

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BBC World Service: Better designed Ebola protection suits

December 16, 2014

Professor Youseph Yazdi, director of the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design in the Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, tells us how he and his team have tried to improve the design of the Ebola protective suit. Listen here.  

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JHU Undergraduate team places second in collegiate inventors contest

November 18, 2014

A Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering student team has placed second in the undergraduate division of the Collegiate Inventors Competitionfor its AccuSpine probe, marking the third consecutive year that a Johns Hopkins team has been awarded a top prize in this challenge. The winners were announced Monday during an awards ceremony at the U.S. Patent and […]

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BME Design Studio grand opening

November 12, 2014

On the second floor of Clark Hall, Elliot McVeigh, Director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has ushered in a new era of design education with the opening of the gleaming 3,000-foot BME Design Studio, a resource-rich, creative space engineered to pioneer a 21st-century approach to learning design. Dean Ed Schlesinger, of the Whiting School […]

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