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Dr. Robert Oberle, Ph.D. 1994
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Dr. Robert Oberle, Q&A

Dr. Robert Oberle earned both his Master’s and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. As a graduate student, he worked in the research lab of Professor Robert Cammarata. Since graduating, Dr. Oberle has gone on to found Vizinex RFID, which specializes in developing and manufacturing high-performance, durable RFID tags for an array of industries.

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Eric Bressler, B.S. 2014
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Eric Bressler

Translating solutions from laboratories to the real world is one of the major challenges facing biotech and drug development companies. Eric Bressler participated in a biotech boot camp to understand bridging that gap.

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Sarvenaz Sarabipour
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Sarvenaz Sarabipour, Q&A

What I will remember is an environment that nurtured my enthusiasm for my work and for the field and made many exciting discoveries in membrane biophysics and signaling possible.

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Gregory Wiedman
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Gregory Wiedman, Q&A

I came to Hopkins specifically to work with Dr. Hristova. I met her when I was an undergraduate student when she came for a visit to my undergrad institution. I was interested in her research studying properties of peptides using electrochemical techniques that she developed with Dr. Searson.

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Rustin Golnabi
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Rustin Golnabi, Q&A

Hopkins heavily emphasized its focus on research and undergraduate opportunities to get involved. I was pretty sure that I would want to start research early, and Hopkins seemed like the best place for that.

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Ian Hooley
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Ian Hooley, Q&A

My favorite class was computation and programming for materials scientists and engineers. I landed an internship as a data analyst the summer after my freshman year because of the skills I learned from that class alone, so I am forever grateful to Dr. Falk.

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Rose Thun, B.S. 1990
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Rose Thun

JHU Materials Science was–and likely still is–full of people with contagious enthusiasm about materials science who were generous in sharing knowledge, ideas, time, and opportunities.

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Paige Boehmcke
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Paige Boehmcke

I remember having a hard time adjusting to the Johns Hopkins workload at first, but everyone in my Materials Lab with Dr. Wilson was really welcoming and included me in Ajumma runs and late-night study groups.

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Matt Trexler
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Material Man at Under Armour

Inside the Innovation Lab of Under Armour, the $2.3 billion apparel and accessory company, Matt Trexler is among about 40 researchers who are assessing the latest technologies in everything from sensors to heart monitors to textiles.

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Donglei "Emma" Fan
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A Little Motor That Could

A research team led by Donglei “Emma” Fan, PhD ’07, has created a nanomotor that’s tiny enough to fit inside a human cell—and powerful enough to run for 15 continuous hours at the speed of a jet airplane motor (18,000 rpms).

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