Speaker Series with Eric Rice [11/22/16]

Please join us on Tuesday,  November 22nd for a professional development seminar on negotiating.

Our guest speaker is Eric Rice who has been operating his consulting practice and teaching communication skills for over twenty-five years. During that time, not only has he developed programs and authored scores of papers, training materials/videos and monographs for clients, but also, and perhaps more important, students in the classes he has taught have performed dozens of projects for organizations that have helped the organizations grow and students find jobs.

Since joining the Johns Hopkins community, Eric has developed and taught a series of courses in management topics ranging from negotiations and conflict resolution through ethics and human resources to managing and marketing social enterprises. Additionally, he directs the Masters in Engineering Management Program within the Center for Leadership Education of the Whiting School. Eric has a Master’s degree in Education Psychology and a PhD in Educational Sociology, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Who: Eric Rice

What: Negotiation Skills

Where: Homewood, Clark 110

When: Tuesday,  November 22nd 12:30-1:30 (lunch provided)

Please RSVP to the link below.


Speaker Series event: Dr. David Stein [11/8/2016]

Please join us for the incoming EDGE Speaker Series event: Round-table Discussion with Dr. David Stein on November 8, 2016 at 2 PM in Clark 210.  He will talk about his career path and how his JHU education has helped with his success.

Seats are limited, so make sure to RSVP here to let us know if you would like to attend.

Dr. David Stein, PhD, received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins Engineering in 2001, and has since worked with Siemens, where he has served in several roles including VP of Global Engineering and CEO of the Point of Care Business Unit, and has successfully led the development and strategy for numerous products within Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.  Since 2015 he has been serving as  the Head of Strategy and Innovation for Siemens Healthcare.

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Career Info Session with Genentech [11/9/2015]

We hope you can join us for a career info session with representatives from Genentech on Monday, Nov 9th on the Homewood Campus (Clark 113).
Representatives from the company will be available to answer questions, provide information about what Genentech is looking for in potential employees and accepting student CV’s for review.

What: Career info session
Where: Homewood Campus Clark Room 113
When: Monday NOV 9th from 12-1pm (lunch provided)


EDGE Internships – Preliminary Interest Form due this Friday, Oct 23rd

Are you interested in doing an internship this summer? BME EDGE can work with you to secure that internship! However, the deadline for preliminary interest forms is this Friday, October 23rd.

If you are interested in taking advantage of potential internship opportunities through EDGE, you must complete the preliminary interest form, have it signed by your thesis advisor, and returned to BME.EDGE@jhu.edu by Friday, October 23rd.

BME EDGE Speaker Series [6/17/2015]

Great teachers are made, not born: Effective teaching skills

Ms. Kerri Burchill has over 20 years of experience in adult learning and secondary education and is currently serving as adjunct faculty at JHU. She will review her research regarding typical experiences of new professors, the challenges they face, and the strategies they can implement to overcome.

See our flyer for more information.

When: Wednesday, June 17th 12 noon – 1 pm
Where: Clark Hall 110

RSVP: Click here!

Alumni Speaker Series [2/24/2015]

BME EDGE will host a speaker series in conjunction with EWeek. Come listen to BME alums, M. Jason Brooke MSE ’04, JD, CEO and General Council, and Abhishek Rege, PhD ’12, Chief Technology Officer, Vasoptic Medical Inc, an early-stage medical device company. They will talk about how their BME education prepared them for life in a startup. RSVP required. Lunch will be provided. For more about the company: http://www.vasopticmedical.com/

BME EDGE December Career Talk [12/18/2014]

We are very excited to have Tom Fekete, who currently serves as the Director of Corporate Partnerships for the Institute of NanoBioTechnology (INBT) at Johns Hopkins, speak about life after graduate school.  Tom has more than three decades of experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. He holds multiple patents and served executive level positions in research, engineering and manufacturing with companies in St. Louis, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Today he serves as a liaison between JHU academics and industry leaders, and as a resource for advising undergraduate and graduate engineering students on their future careers.


2nd BME EDGE Speakers’ series [11/14/2014]

November is here, and so is our next BME Edge Alumni Speaker! We are very excited to have Dr. David Gakenheimer (BES JHU 1965 and PhD Caltech 1969), who is the principal developer of the famed LOGICON Caries Detector that is cleared by the FDA as a class 3 device and has been on the market since 1998 with major updates. He also won the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award from JHU. Dr Gakenheimer will discuss his career path in material science starting in the defense industry and leading to the dental device industry. Discussion will include the steps involved in keeping an invention current and keeping its regulatory status current. Food and drinks provided.