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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
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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
Black History Month
Innovative engineer, electrifying educator
Published Feb 21, 2017 Video
A lifetime of curiosity led Johns Hopkins engineer James West to secure more than 250 patents, accelerate communications revolution
What I've Learned
James West
Published May-June 2015
Professor of electrical and computer engineering is co-inventor of electret microphone used in phones, sound recording devices, hearing aids / Gazette