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Nassir Navab of CS wins “10 Year Lasting Impact Award” at ISMAR

October 2, 2015

Nassir Navab, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, has won the “10 Years Lasting Impact Award” at the International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality. He was honored for overall contributions to augmented reality, with a particular focus on medical augmented reality. ISMAR is a leading international academic conference in the field of Augmented Reality […]

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JHU cosmologist and computer scientist Alex Szalay receives IEEE Computer Society honor

October 2, 2015

Johns Hopkins University cosmologist and computer scientist Alexander Szalay has received the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of high-performance computers using innovative approaches. Szalay was recognized “for his outstanding contributions to the development of data-intensive computing systems and on the application of such systems in many scientific […]

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Medical robotics pioneer Russell H. Taylor to receive 2015 Honda Prize

September 29, 2015

Russell H. Taylor, a Whiting School of Engineering professor who is widely hailed as the father of medical robotics, has been selected to receive the 2015 Honda Prize. The selection was announced Sept. 28 by the Honda Foundation, which initiated this honor in 1980 as Japan’s first international science and technology award. The Honda Foundation, based […]

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Several CS Students Competed in Largest Student-Run Hackathon in the World

September 18, 2015

Four undergraduate computer science students from Johns Hopkins University – Bailey Parker, Eric Bridgeford, Ron Boger, and Kush Gupta – competed from September 4th-6th at the largest student run hackathon in the world: PennApps (http://pennapps.com). Their product, StrollSafe, is an application that is intended to increase the safety of users traveling by foot within large […]

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