About the Whiting School of Engineering

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Outstanding Academics

WSE teaches students to think creatively while drawing upon mathematics and scientific principles to tackle difficult, real-world problems.


world-class-facultyExceptional Faculty

  • 163 academic* and 29  research faculty, 29 teaching faculty, and 44 associated research scientists and engineers
  • In 2014 – 2016 faculty received six NSF CAREER Awards, two Presidential Early Career Awards (PECASE), and four Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Awards.
  • In the 2015 – 2016 academic year, WSE faculty published in more than 700 refereed publications and gave over 300 invited talks.
  • In 2015 – 2016, WSE had 546 part-time faculty in our online and part-time programs


vibrant-studentsVibrant Students

Our students are among the most highly qualified and intellectually driven in the world. They come to Johns Hopkins from nearly every U.S. state and dozens of countries.

2015 – 2016 Undergraduates: 1,836

  • From 49 states
  • and 45 foreign countries

2015 – 2016 Graduate (full-time): 1,039*

  • From 44 states
  • From 44 countries

2014 – 2015 Graduate (part-time): 3,072


groundbreaking-researchGroundbreaking Research

Our academic programs integrate education and research, extending human innovation to address some of the world’s toughest problems.

  • Received $113.2 million in research funding in FY2015.
  • 70% of engineering undergrads participate in research.


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Committed Alumni

Whiting alumni remain loyal and committed to our mission. They serve on advisory boards, host events, mentor students, and contribute their time and philanthropic support.

Notable alums: Michael R. Bloomberg ’64, Electrical Engineering, former mayor of New York City, founder and president of Bloomberg LP; Willard Hackerman ’38, BS Civil Engineering, President and CEO of Whiting-Turner Contracting Company; Jeong H. Kim ’82, BS Technical Management, President of Bell Telephone Laboratories; John C. Malone, PhD ’69, Industrial Engineering, Chairman of Liberty Media.


*Biomedical Engineering data includes PhDs awarded through and faculty appointments in the School of Medicine.

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