Three Johns Hopkins faculty members, who study robotics, biostatistics and international health, are among 94 researchers selected this year to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The awards, announced this week by President Barack Obama, are the United States government’s highest honor for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.
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Johns Hopkins Researchers in Robotics, Public Health to Receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers
A team of Johns Hopkins graduate students who developed a low-cost health kit designed to screen pregnant women in developing countries for life-threatening conditions won the grand prize this week in an international competition seeking ways to improve maternal health.