Guest: Dr. Muyinatu Bell
Engineering Professor - Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Bell joined the faculty of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department with a joint appointment in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She obtained a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University (2012) and a BS in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2006). In addition, she spent a year abroad as an academic visitor at the Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital in the United Kingdom (2009-2010). Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Bell was a postdoctoral fellow with the Engineering Research Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology at Johns Hopkins University and served as President of the Homewood Postdoc Association. Dr. Bell has published over 40 scientific journal articles and conference papers, holds a patent for SLSC beamforming, and is the recipient of numerous awards, grants, and fellowships, including the prestigious NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award (2015), MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35 Award (2016), the NSF CAREER Award (2018), and the NIH Trailblazer Award (2018).