Media Inquiries Name Johns Hopkins Media Relations Email [email protected] Office phone 443-997-9009 Twitter JHUMediaTeamA team of Johns Hopkins University undergraduate biomedical engineering students were named runners-up in the 2023 Collegiate Inventors Competition in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Video credit: National Inventors Hall of FameEach year, more than 600,000 patients undergo the OLV procedure, which involves an anesthesiologist ventilating one lung and deflating the other so a surgeon can access the chest cavity. The OnPoint Ventilation team, one of five undergraduate finalists, presented its invention to a panel of judges from the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week. Founded in 1990, the Collegiate Inventors Competition is a national competition that recognizes and rewards innovations, discoveries, and research by college and university students and their faculty advisers. Johns Hopkins has had 39 finalists in the annual competition.