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Carb-loaded Learning: Students Compete in Annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition

July 28, 2014

Last Friday morning, members of Team “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Linguini” knelt behind their spaghetti and epoxy bridge at the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering’s annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition. Offered by WSE’s Center for Educational Outreach, the Spaghetti Bridge Competition is the culminating event of Engineering Innovation, a four-week summer program held at more than […]

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Injectable Foam Could Prevent Fatal Blood Loss in Wounded Soldiers

July 10, 2014

Without prompt care, a badly wounded soldier can easily bleed to death while being transported to a distant medical station. Two traditional treatments—tourniquets and medicated gauze pads—often cannot stop the blood loss from a deep wound at the neck, shoulder or groin. To give these soldiers a fighting chance at survival, Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering […]

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Gregory D. Hager Appointed Chair of Computing Community Consortium

July 9, 2014

Gregory D. Hager, chair of the Department of Computer Science at the Whiting School of Engineering, has been appointed the new Chair of the Computing Research Association‘s Computing Community Consortium. The group includes 20 members with expertise in diverse areas of computing, and is charged with catalyzing the computing research community and enabling the pursuit […]

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19th Century Math Tactic Gets a Makeover and Becomes 200 Times Faster

June 30, 2014

A relic from long before the age of supercomputers, the 169-year-old math strategy called the Jacobi iterative method is widely dismissed today as too slow to be useful. But thanks to a curious, numbers-savvy Johns Hopkins engineering student and his professor, it may soon get a new lease on life. With just a few modern-day […]

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