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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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Project Led by Thomas Gernay Selected as One of Eight Funded by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation in 2020

May 5, 2020

Congratulations to CaSE assistant professor Thomas Gernay, whose project “Behavior and Design of Concrete Structures under Natural Fires” was selected by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation as one of the eight projects to receive funding in 2020. Gernay will collaborate with co-principal investigator Patrick Bamonte of Politecnico di Milano on the project, which aims […]

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CaSE Researchers Contribute to Creation of 3D-printed Ventilator Splitter System

April 24, 2020

As a solution to the increasing number of COVID-19 patients who require ventilator-related care, James Guest, an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering (CaSE) and associate director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Additive Manufacturing and Architected Materials, is aiding in the development of a 3D-printed ventilator splitter system designed to […]

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CaSE COVID-19 Research Highlights

March 24, 2020

Prof. Lauren Gardner is the creator of the interactive web-based dashboard being used by public health authorities, researchers, and the general public around the globe to track the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The dashboard, which debuted on January 22, has been shared by practically every major news outlet worldwide and now receives more than […]

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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. Ben Schafer Elected as a Structural Engineering Institute Fellow

January 17, 2020

Congratulations to Ben Schafer, professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering and director of the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium, on his election as a Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Fellow. Schafer is one of the world’s leading experts on structures designed from steel, and his research focuses on increasing the efficiency and safety of […]

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Associate Prof. Jamie Guest to Research CNT Composite Material Thanks to Funding from Space@Hopkins

November 6, 2019

Congratulations to Associate Professor James Guest and Prof. Tim Weihs (Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering) on receiving a Space@Hopkins seed grant for their project “3D-Woven CNT Composites: Lightweight, High Strength Materials for Space.” The goal of this project is to demonstrate 3D weaving as a promising method of manufacturing ultra-strong carbon nanotube (CNT)-yarn based composites. […]

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