Maryland’s Outstanding Young Engineer
Professor Bell was named by the Maryland Academy of Sciences and the Maryland Science Center as the Outstanding Young Engineer of Maryland. Recognized for her pioneering contributions to the fields of ultrasound imaging and photoacoustic-guided surgery, Prof. Bell’s innovations include novel light delivery systems that attach to surgical tools, coherence-based and deep learning beamforming techniques to clarify images, and integration of photoacoustic imaging systems with surgical and interventional robots.
Maryland Science Center Press Release
Whiting School of Engineering Announcement
MIT Technology Review: Innovator Under 35
Professor Bell was named by MIT Technology Review as one of 35 Innovators Under 35 for her innovative work in the fields of biotechnology and medicine. She is recognized as an Inventor on the list.
Whiting School of Engineering Announcement
Duke Magazine: Alumni Newsmakers
University of Michigan NextProf Announcement
AI’s Forthcoming Transformation of Medicine
The PULSE Lab’s latest work to apply machine learning to photoacoustic signal processing was featured in the cover story of the Winter 2017 issue of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Magazine: AI’s Forthcoming Transformation of Medicine.
Clearer Vision for Surgeons
Prof. Bell is featured in the Impact section of the winter issue of the JHU Engineering magazine. The article, entitled Clearer Vision for Surgeons, focuses on our lab’s latest venture to integrate photoacoustic imaging with a da Vinci surgical robot in collaboration with researchers in the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics.
SPIE Women in Optics Planner
Prof. Bell was featured in the 2018 Women in Optics Planner produced by SPIE. This planner includes photos and interesting facts about highlighted women to introduce girls and young women to the possibilities of STEM careers. Five thousand copies of the planner are printed and distributed, free of charge, in more than 25 countries worldwide annually. SPIE Members, career counselors, science teachers, and community clubs can request free copies of this planner.
EmTech MIT: Meet the Innovator Under 35
Prof. Bell speaks at EmTech MIT. This emerging technologies event, hosted by the MIT Media Lab, provides an opportunity to discover future trends and to understand the technologies that will drive the new global economy.
Photoacoustic Imaging for Improved Surgical Tools
The PULSE Lab’s work to develop specialized light delivery systems that surround surgical tools is featured in a promotional video for the SPIE Photonics West conference. The entire SPIE news release is available here.
Ultrasound Image Formation in the Deep Learning Age
Prof. Bell’s keynote presentation delivered at the 2019 Medical Imaging with Deep Learning Conference in London, UK.
Interview with Prof. Bell
This interview took place at the Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit, Boston 2017, conducted by Science Reporter Monique Brouillette. Monique set out to find out more about Prof. Bell and her thoughts on the following questions:
- What motivated you to start your work in machine learning?
- What inspired you to use machine learning to improve Photoacoustic-Guided Surgery?
- Tell us a bit more about your current work with the PULSE lab?
- Looking into the future, what developments of deep learning applications excited you the most?
- What advice do you have for new entrants into the field?
- Collaborations of different fields is sometimes essential for the development of another field, which fields do you think would complement machine learning & healthcare?
Congrats to Muyinatu Bell @JohnsHopkins on being named a 2019 #sloanfellow! We are so excited to be able to support you and your work! https://t.co/X19vVFiGci pic.twitter.com/vL6yWl7acP
— Sloan Foundation (@SloanFoundation) February 19, 2019
Muyinatu Bell, an assistant professor in @JHUECE with a joint appointment in #HopkinsBME, has been named a Sloan Research Fellow for 2019. Congratulations! https://t.co/3iSTOIkwRC
— Johns Hopkins BME (@JHUBME) February 19, 2019
Our final plenary speaker at #IONSKOALA2018 was the incredible Prof Muyinatu Bell from @JohnsHopkins and @OpticalSociety who taught us all about #photoacoustic #imaging in #surgery. It was amazing! ? #STEM #conference #science #physics #medicine #biology #koala pic.twitter.com/FFSpeQ26Qb
— IONS KOALA 2018 (@IONSKOALA2018) December 6, 2018
Kavli NDI supports Rising Stars Women in Biomed Workshop! Honored to have our Sci Director Dr. Natasha Hussain on panel with Heather Benz @themightypeep & @JohnsHopkins faculty including Muyinatu Bell & Jamie Spangler @spanjame https://t.co/DLkRu7RPej via @HubJHU #WomenInSTEM pic.twitter.com/4egLjaNVFs
— Hopkins Neuroscience (@HopkinsNeuro) December 7, 2018
In the latest #JHUEngineering magazine, check out the Upstart articles “Reducing ‘No-Show’ Rates” and “Removing the ‘Noise’ in Ultrasound” – featuring Malone researchers Scott Levin and Muyinatu Bell! https://t.co/ZpGw1mcgi6
— JHU Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare (@JHUMCEH) November 20, 2018
Congrats to the three HEMI Fellows – Prof. Muyinatu Bell (@JHUECE), Prof. Tamas Budavari (Dept. of Applied Mathematics & Statistics), and Prof. Tyrel McQueen (@JHUChemistry) – who were recently named as 2018 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award recipients! https://t.co/U6A6FQTpmD pic.twitter.com/e92q9bohEA
— HEMI (@JHU_HEMI) June 18, 2018
Dr. Bell and colleagues want to Remove the ‘Noise’ in Ultrasounds: https://t.co/0dsoeztm2P #ECE #JHU #HopEngineer
— JHU ECE (@JHUECE) November 21, 2018
Congratulations to Muyinatu Bell for receiving the NSF Early CAREER Award! https://t.co/I30UYM27bi via @HubJHU #HopkinsEngineer
— Johns Hopkins BME (@JHUBME) March 9, 2018
Muyinatu Bell Receives NIH Trailblazer Award | Electrical and Computer Engineering: https://t.co/kkHQwImwHu @NIH @NIBIBgov @HopkinsMedicine #radiology #bioengineering
— David Zinn (@dmzinn) July 27, 2018
Congratulations to @jhuece‘s Muyinatu Bell on being named a top innovator by @techreview https://t.co/kx3rauaGBc #hubjhu via @HubJHU
— Johns Hopkins Engineering (@HopkinsEngineer) August 23, 2016
A @HopkinsEngineer is a @techreview ‘top 35 innovator under 35.’ Cool, Muyinatu Bell! https://t.co/UDNCHWKJVl pic.twitter.com/ML1Mh59vMc
— Johns Hopkins U. (@JohnsHopkins) August 23, 2016
Wow – in the past year, Prof. Muyinatu Bell has won an @NSF CAREER Award, an @NIH Trailblazer’s Award, a Sloan Fellowship, and now the Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer Award! Congrats! https://t.co/TNaa9hnphX pic.twitter.com/YBw3rXvvnw
— JHU Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare (@JHUMCEH) March 11, 2019
Additional Press Coverage
JHU Hub (12/21/21): New photoacoustic imaging process has potential to improve biopsies and catheter insertions
Johns Hopkins University & Medicine (12/3/21): Emerging Devices Enhance Imaging, Dexterity, in Surgeries
JHU Hub (1/26/21): Johns Hopkins engineer joins call to fund Black scientists
SPIE Newsroom (7/24/2020): Shining new lights on photoacoustic imaging
Photonics.com (5/Photoacoustic Imaging with Robotic Visual Servoing Could Enable Safer Cardiac Interventions
Optics.org (4/22/2020): Photoacoustic imaging guides cardiac interventions
LaserFocus World (4/17/2020): Photoacoustic imaging could make catheter-based heart procedures safer
Opotek News (10/15/19): Opotek Customer Spotlight
Duke BME Magazine (5/9/19): Making the Next Wave of Imaging Tools for Cancer Diagnosis
WSE News (3/11/19): Muyinatu Bell to receive the Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer Award
JHU ECE Department News (3/1/19): Alycen Wiacek Wins Whiting School of Engineering Research Trainee Award
JHU Hub (2/19/19): Muyinatu Bell among recipients of prestigious Sloan Fellowship
Success Journey Show (1/29/2019): MIT Award Winning Engineer | EP 12- Stepping into the Unknown w/ Dr. Muyinatu Bell
JHU Engineering Magazine (Winter 2019): Upstarts: Removing the ‘Noise’ in Ultrasound
IEEE UFFC Society News (11/4/18): Women in Engineering Elevator Pitch Event at IEEE IUS
WSE News (10/23/18): EHOP offers insider’s look at graduate programs and mentorship opportunities at Johns Hopkins
JHU Hub (10/5/18): University celebrates Catalyst and Discovery awards winners
JHU LCSR News (8/22/18): Undergrads dive into a summer of Hopkins research through NSF REU program
WSE Announcement (7/27/18): Muyinatu Bell receives NIH’s Trailblazer Award
National Academy of Engineering Press Release (6/28/18): Innovative Young Engineers Selected to Participate in NAE’s 2018 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Health Data Management News (5/9/18): Enhanced imaging could cut errors in robot-aided surgeries
JHU ECE Department News (3/12/18): Faculty Q&A: Muyinatu (Bisi) Bell
JHU Hub (2/26/18): Muyinatu Bell receives NSF Early CAREER Award
JHU ECE Department News (1/22/18): Muyinatu Bell receives NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award
BioOptics World (1/18/18): Image-guided surgery: Photoacoustics provides critical tissue differentiation at depth
Robohub (10/10/17): 25 women in robotics you need to know about – 2017
LCSR Newsletter (9/5/17): Bell Studies Robot-Assisted Imaging to Improve Patient Care
SPIE Press (12/14/16): Global photonics community sets sights on San Francisco for SPIE Photonics West 2017
SPIE Member News (9/26/16): Muyinatu Bell among MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35
Technically Baltimore (8/24/16): JHU professor earns MIT ‘young innovators’ nod
STEM Dialogue Podcast (6/19/16): Episode 7: HIGH GPA OR MAX PERFORMANCE? W/ DR. MUYINATU BELL
JHU Engineering Magazine (Summer 2016): At the Cutting Edge
JHU ECE Department News (6/16/16): Muyinatu Bell joins ECE as an Assistant Professor
LCSR Newsletter (10/27/15): Muyinatu Bell Receives Pathway to Independence Award
WSE Announcement (5/14/15): LCSR post-doc wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award
Diversity/Careers (7/6/14): UNCF/Merck Fellow Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell
JHU Video from President (12/18/13): Johns Hopkins University Thank You 2013