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We utilize concepts from optical engineering, light-tissue interaction, computer vision, frugal innovation, and biodesign to invent new ways to see and treat disease.
Nicholas J. Durr is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University and the Director of Undergraduate Programs at the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID). He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from U.T. Austin. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School in 2010 and an independent investigator at MIT from 2011 to 2014 as a Fellow in the M+Vision Consortium. Before joining Johns Hopkins, he was the Founder and CEO of PlenOptika.
September 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Cryotherapy team is one of five finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition
Team Kubanda--an undergraduate design team developing a cryotherapy technique for non-surgical breast cancer treatment in low-resource settings, is a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition. The Hub issued a press release [...]
August 10th, 2016|Comments Off on VectorWEB awarded funding for Zika surveilance
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Prof. Acharya funding for his CBID project on monitoring the vector for Zika through cloud-connected ovitraps. VectorWEB is one of [...]