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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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Accuspine Pedicle Probe

Johns Hopkins Team Wins NIH Design Competition With Spinal Surgery Aid

August 20, 2014

A team of Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students from Johns Hopkins recently won the 2014 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge for developing a device that aims to help surgeons safely and accurately place screws during spinal fusion procedures and surgeries for spinal abnormalities. The AccuSpine pedicle probe was designed by eight undergraduates: Clay Andrews, […]

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Students Blog from India, Nepal, and Indonesia

August 6, 2014

Master’s level students in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design are reporting from India, Nepal, and Indonesia as they explore health care delivery in different environments. The three-week trip is part of the CBID program’s innovative partnership with Jhpiego, a global health nonprofit affiliated with Johns Hopkins. When the students return, they will begin […]

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Heart-Shocking ‘Shirt’ May Save Lives

June 3, 2014

Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students have designed a lightweight, easy-to-conceal shirt-like garment to deliver life-saving shocks to patients experiencing serious heart problems. The students say their design improves upon a wearable defibrillator system that is already in use. Their design changes, the students say, should help persuade patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest to […]

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Tackling the World’s Engineering Challenges

January 15, 2014

Armed with energy, knowledge and a desire to make a difference, teams of Whiting School students are traveling the globe as part of a program that matches their engineering acumen with the problems of the developing world. Under the auspices of the Global Engineering Innovation Program,  students have traveled to the riverside village of Nazaçu in […]

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