News: Awards & Honors

CaSE Associate Professor Lauren Gardner Named One of The Baltimore Sun’s “25 Women to Watch in 2020”

October 27, 2020

Lauren Gardner 36, associate professor, civil and systems engineering, Johns Hopkins University As the coronavirus pandemic has spread across the world, the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard has tracked each of its movements since the tool’s creation in January. “We decided that there’s a lack of real-time data that’s dynamic enough that you can understand the […]

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Center for Systems Science and Engineering Receives Making a Difference Award from Esri

July 21, 2020

Congratulations to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering team, particularly CaSE associate professor Lauren Gardner and graduate student Ensheng Dong, who recently received the Making a Difference Award from Esri, an international supplier of geographic information system software, web GIS and geodatabase management applications. The Making a Difference Award honors organizations or individuals who, […]

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CaSE Associate Professor Lauren Gardner Joins Project To Build New Tools To Model Pandemic Spread

June 16, 2020

Lauren Gardner, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering and co-director of the Center for Systems Science and Engineering, is joining scientists at Scripps Research and UCLA to develop new methods for understanding how and why the current coronavirus and future pandemics spread. The team plans to construct massive databases of international […]

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Associate Professor Lauren Gardner Receives Funding from the National Science Foundation to Further COVID-19 Tracking Efforts

June 16, 2020

Congratulations to CaSE Associate Professor Lauren Gardner who recently received a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the National Science Foundation to support the management and development of the COVID-19 online interactive dashboard hosted by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE). The dashboard was first released publicly on January 22, 2020 to visualize […]

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Five Students Recognized by the Whiting School of Engineering for Outstanding Achievements

May 14, 2020

Congratulations to the following Department of Civil and Systems Engineering students who were recognized in the Whiting School of Engineering’s 2020 convocation program. American Society of Civil Engineers Maryland Section Scholarship The ASCE Maryland Section Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate member of Johns Hopkins’ student chapter in recognition of outstanding academic merit and achievement […]

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News and Notes, Spring 2020

March 1, 2020

Michael Shields was promoted to Associate Professor in early 2020. Shields is an expert on uncertainty quantification for wide-ranging problems in computational mechanics and computational materials science. His group, the Shields Uncertainty Research Group (SURG), conducts methodological research in uncertainty quantification, machine learning, and stochastic methods to better understand the effects of uncertainties and random […]

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Prof. Somnath Ghosh to Receive the 2020 International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM) Computational Mechanics Award

February 14, 2020

Congratulations to Somnath Ghosh, the Michael G. Callas Chair Professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering, who was recently named as the recipient of the 2020 International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM) Computational Mechanics Award, which is conferred every two years to honor exceptional accomplishments in computational mechanics. Somnath’s research focuses on computational […]

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Prof. Lori Graham-Brady Named Fellow of the United States Association for Computational Mechanics

August 21, 2019

Lori Graham-Brady, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, was recently named a Fellow for the United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM). Graham-Brady received her award at the 15th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics held in Austin, Texas on July 29. Graham-Brady was recognized for her outstanding research contributions in the […]

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Prof. Michael Shields Receives a U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Award

August 6, 2019

Congratulations to Prof. Michael Shields on receiving a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career Award! Prof. Shields’s project, titled, “Low-dimensional Manifold Learning for Uncertainty Quantification in Complex Multi-scale Stochastic Systems” leverages large-scale so-called dimension hyper-reduction methods to enable uncertainty quantification for complex multi-scale systems. The advanced modeling approach is likely to be more computationally […]

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Graduate Student Xiaohui Tu Receives Second Place in Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Student Poster Competition

July 17, 2019

Congratulations to Department of Civil Engineering graduate student Xiaohui Tu, who was recently awarded second place in the EMI Computational Mechanics Student Poster Competition for her poster, “Application of Wavelet-Enriched Hierarchical Finite Element Formulation in Simulating Crack Propagation in Polycrystalline Microstructure with the Coupled Crystal Plasticity-Phase Field Model”! Sponsored by the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) […]

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