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August 2019

COVID-19 Response

Robots On The Front Lines Of COVID-19

Assistant professor Axel Krieger and his team are creating a robotic system that can remotely control ventilators from outside the rooms of patients suffering from infectious diseases.

Hopkins engineers develop rapid COVID-19 testing platform

With NSF funding, associate professor Ishan Barman will develop a system to test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in as few as 10 minutes and can be performed in healthcare facilities or the workplace.


Jeff Wang Receives $3 million from NIH

The National Institutes of Health awarded the funds to Wang and his team to develop a diagnostic device for HIV self-testing technology.

From Lab To Market

Gregory Scharfstein MSE '04, Senior Technology Commercialization Associate at Berkeley Lab, discusses his career path and offers advice for young engineers.
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