Hiroshi Baensch is a senior partner in Mercer’s retirement business. Baensch received a BA in Economics and Mathematical Sciences from Johns Hopkins University in 1989.
Elizabeth Nance, PhD ’12, who made the Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 list—which recognizes outstanding young professionals—has developed nanoparticle technology that can pass through the difficult-to-cross blood-brain barrier and penetrate further into diseased brains. Read more…
Ryan Zakszeski followed the nanomaterials track and earned his bachelor of science in Materials Science and Engineering in 2013 and is now the Global Communications Coordinator for the Technical Polymers business unit with Arkema. Read more…
When Alex Mullen ’14 pulled out a victory last December in the World Memory Championships, he surprised even himself. “I didn’t expect to win,” says Mullen, who was running second throughout the competition held in Chengdu, China. But in a white-knuckle finish, he memorized the sequence of a deck of cards in 21.504 seconds, breaking […]
When he looks at how the younger generation gets work done, David Giarracco, BME ’89, MSE ’93, feels both admiration and concern: admiration for how they’re able to connect virtually and take on a task without meeting in person but concern because they seem to miss social cues when interacting face to face. Read more… […]
When three young BME alumni decided to create a startup intended to simplify the home automation industry, they were quick to draw on their Design Team days — the department’s yearlong set of project-based courses in which teams of students solve practical problems in biomedical engineering. “Design Team at Hopkins was a fantastic learning […]
Debra McCarty ’79, Philadelphia Water Department commissioner, is the first woman to hold that post in the agency’s 200-year history. For 34 years, the intricacies of supplying clean water to 1.61 million people has been her round-the-clock preoccupation. A Baltimore native and environmental engineering major at Johns Hopkins, McCarty became a Philadelphia Water Department sanitary […]
David Narrow, MSE ’13, the CEO of Sonavex, a company aimed at improving outcomes for surgical patients by providing clinicians cutting-edge visualization through imaging technology, has been named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 notable health care industry entrepreneurs. Forbes recognized Narrow, 25, for his company’s EchoSure technology, which was developed at Johns Hopkins and […]