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Carb loading: Aspiring engineers compete in annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest

July 25, 2016

Talk about using their noodles! About 160 high school students on Johns Hopkins’ Homewood campus—and another 270 students in California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.—took part Friday morning in a competition that challenged them to build the strongest possible miniature bridges out of nothing but epoxy and dry spaghetti. The annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest is […]

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ACS holds special symposium to honor DoGEE’s Alan Stone

July 22, 2016

A special symposium will honor Alan T. Stone, professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, at the the 252nd American Chemical Society Meeting, to be held August 21 through 25 in Philadelphia. The three-day symposium—“Aquatic Chemistry: Interfaces of Organic, Inorganic and Surface Chemistry in Natural and Engineered Systems”—is being organized by several of Alan’s […]

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ChemBE’s Michael Bevan elected ACS Fellow

July 22, 2016

The American Chemical Society has elected Michael Bevan, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, to its 2016 class of Fellows. The fellows program began in 2009 as a way to recognize and honor ACS members for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and ACS. Bevan and 56 other […]

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ChemBE’s Jeff Gray wins AIChE’s Himmelblau Award

July 13, 2016

Jeffrey Gray, professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers’ David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education. This prestigious award is bestowed annually by AIChE’s Computing & Systems Technology Division to a person or group making new […]

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Civil’s Schafer creates Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative

July 8, 2016

With support from the National Science Foundation, Benjamin W. Schafer, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering has created the Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative. This multi-year industry-academic partnership is dedicated to innovation in the application, modeling, and design of building floors and roofs utilizing structural systems with steel. Its goal is to advance the seismic […]

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City school students explore engineering in two summer camps at Barclay School

July 5, 2016

In two innovative summer programs offered through the partnership between the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and Barclay Elementary/Middle School and held at Barclay last week, Baltimore area students explored everything from computer programming and video game design to how to engineer a package that will keep ice cream cold as it travels from […]

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