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Johns Hopkins launches new online master’s degree in financial mathematics

April 29, 2016

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, the division of Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering that administers online and part-time graduate programs, has launched a new financial mathematics master’s degree program that can be completed online. “Today’s world economy and global financial markets are increasingly sophisticated and extremely competitive,” said David Audley, chair of the […]

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WSE team takes home 2016 KUKA Innovation Award

April 28, 2016

A team from the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science has taken the top honors at the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology in Hanover, Germany. Comprising three graduate students and one recently completed PhD student from the Department of Computer Science, as well as one robotics Master’s degree student, Team CoSTAR (Collaborative […]

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Hopkins Engineering group gets $1.48M to help create better rocket engines, fuels

April 27, 2016

The U.S. Air Force has awarded two contracts totaling $1.48 million to the Energetics Research Group, based within Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering, to help set the stage for the next generation of U.S.-made rocket engines. The funding will be used to reduce the risks associated with new technologies that may replace the Russian-made […]

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AMS’s Dan Naiman joins effort to teach math, science through music

April 27, 2016

Music can make you want to dance, sing, and clap your hands, but can it also make you want to learn math? A Whiting School of Engineering professor of applied mathematics hopes so. This summer, Daniel Q. Naiman, a professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, will offer a course on the “Mathematics of Music,” […]

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Whiting School Staff Recognition Awards celebrate the great

April 19, 2016

  Staff members from throughout the Whiting School of Engineering gathered in the Glass Pavilion on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 19 to recognize the hardworking and talented people who advance WSE’s mission, who demonstrate superior leadership, and who motivate and inspire those around them. Colleagues nominated 26 of their co-workers for one of four (three “Excellence” and one […]

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Michael Falk chairs American Physical Society’s Committee on LGBT Issues

April 19, 2016

Michael Falk, a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, chaired the American Physical Society’s ad-hoc Committee on LGBT Issues. Formed in 2014, the committee was charged with advising the APS on the current status of LGBT issues in physics, providing recommendations for greater inclusion, and engaging physicists in laying the foundation for a […]

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Ben Langmead receives Benjamin Franklin Award

April 15, 2016

Ben Langmead, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received the Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences. The award is presented annually to someone who has promoted free and open access to important materials and methods used in the life sciences. Langmead accepted the award from Bioinformatics.org at the 2016 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, held […]

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