WSE team takes home 2016 KUKA Innovation Award

A team from the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science wins top honors at world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology in Germany.

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Ben Langmead receives Benjamin Franklin Award

The award is presented annually to someone who has promoted free and open access to important materials and methods used in the life sciences. Langmead accepted the award from Bioinformatics.org at the 2016 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, held April 5 through 7 in Boston.

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CS’s Avi Rubin talks about the risks of hacking a healthcare system

Computer Science Professor Avi Rubin talked about a breach of records systems at several U.S. health care companies, which resulted in nearly 3.5 million records being compromised.

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JHU launches new healthcare engineering center

The Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare will be part of the university’s Whiting School of Engineering, and support projects between engineers and clinicians with three principal areas of focus: data analytics, systems design and analysis, and technology and devices.

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New Tools for Tapping Data

CS Assistant Professor Vladimir Braverman likens the algorithms that he and his team are inventing to deal with massive amounts of streaming data to the hammers and picks that miners use to remove precious metals from the Earth.

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