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Electrical and computer engineering

Health Tech
A cardiac patch to the ResQ
Published April 20, 2021
Student-invented device continuously monitors the strength and timing of a heart's electrical activity and sends the data to a patient's caregiver and doctor
Technology & Health
Unlocking schizophrenia's secrets
Published March 15, 2021
Engineering doctoral student Sayan Ghosal combines genetic and imaging data to develop better model of the mental illness
Spotlight
Inside the career of longtime engineering professor James West
Published Feb 10, 2021
West, who celebrates his 90th birthday today, remains as passionate about his work as he was when his career began nearly 70 years ago
Engineering
Collaboration comes home during the pandemic
Published Nov 2, 2020
Johns Hopkins senior Helena Hahn partners with graduate team Hearo to develop a flexible version of their acoustic sensor
COVID-19
Hopkins helps local business make filters 24/7
Published May 18, 2020
DiPole Materials, co-founded by JHU Professor James West, recruits students and alums to operate a specialized machine that produces enough material to make 2,000 N95-style filters a day
COVID-19
Hopkins team launches temperature-tracking study and app
Published April 30, 2020
The app, now available in the Apple App Store and on Google Play, will help reveal health trends and potential disease outbreaks
Artificial intelligence
Algorithm improves clarity of partial MRI scans
Published Dec 12, 2019
Puyang Wang, doctoral degree candidate in electrical and computer engineering, was among winners at recent fastMRI competition hosted by Facebook AI
Engineering
Hopkins engineers develop a powerful but tiny microendoscope
Published Dec 6, 2019
The lensless scope is the width of a few strands of hair and is able to capture images of live neuron activity
New cool tools
Saving lives with a smart stethoscope
Published Fall 2019
Hopkins engineers design a smart stethoscope to address the challenges of diagnosing pneumonia in developing countries / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Faculty honors
Archana Venkataraman named to MIT list of top innovators
Published June 25, 2019
She was included in the 'MIT Technology Review' 30 Innovators Under 35 list for her pioneering work detecting the source of epileptic seizures in the brain