Tag Archives: Biomedical Engineering

Solving the problem of surgical stainless steel

Stainless steel is widely used in surgical medicine: for medical devices such coronary stents, hip-implant stems and spinal-disc replacements, and for a variety of surgical tools such as scalpels and forceps, as well as operating tables. As a material, however, stainless steel isn’t without its flaws. Over time, steel implants can cause allergic and toxic reactions and be… Read More »

Two Johns Hopkins researchers elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jennifer Elisseeff, Charles Meneveau among 99 recognized for their ‘outstanding contributions’ Two Johns Hopkins University researchers were awarded one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers: election into the National Academy of Engineering. Image caption: Jennifer Elisseeff and Charles Meneveau The academy announced Wednesday that Jennifer H. Elisseeff, a professor of biomedical engineering; and Charles Meneveau, a professor of mechanical engineering,… Read More »