Department News

Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui Receives Johns Hopkins Discovery Award as Member of Cross-Divisional Team

August 15, 2016

Congratulations to Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui, who, as part of a cross-divisional team, recently received a Johns Hopkins Discovery Award. Prof. Siddiqui joins team members Anthony So (BSPH), Roni Neff (BSPH), Keeve Nachman (BSPH), Chris Heaney (BSPH), Meghan Davis (BSPH), Anton Korinek (KSAS), Karen Carroll (SOM), Trish Perl (SOM), Jessica Fanzo (SAIS/BIB) in researching a systems framework for […]

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Prof. Ben Schafer Creates Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative to Advance Seismic Performance of Structural Systems

July 8, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Ben Schafer, who, with the help of funding by a National Science Foundation grant, has created the Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative. This multi-year industry-academic partnership is dedicated to innovation in the application, modeling, and design of building floors and roofs utilizing structural systems with steel. Its goal is to advance the seismic performance of steel […]

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Prof. Somnath Ghosh and Whiting School of Engineering Hold Successful IUTAM Symposium

June 29, 2016

The IUTAM Symposium on Integrated Computational Structure-Material Modeling of Deformation and Failure under Extreme Conditions was successfully held in downtown Baltimore, Maryland, on June 20 – 22, 2016. The event, hosted by Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering and co-sponsored by the United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM), brought together international experts in […]

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Dr. Felipe Feijoo Awarded Provost’s Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship

June 22, 2016

Congratulations to postdoctoral fellow Dr. Felipe Feijoo, who has been awarded the Provost’s Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship for the 2017 fiscal year. Dr. Feijoo was selected from an applicant pool of 51 JHU postdoctoral scholars for this fellowship. He was selected based on his track record of excellence in research and leadership, as well as his […]

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Prof. Judy Mitrani-Reiser Teaches Emergency Preparedness to Local Girl Scout Troop

June 16, 2016

The Girl Scout motto is, “Be Prepared,” and with the help of Professor Judy Mitrani-Reiser, the Daisy and Brownie troop from Barclay Elementary/Middle School is ready in case disaster strikes! Professor Mitrani-Reiser, an expert in the field of structural dynamics and earthquake engineering, worked collaboratively with Girl Scout troop leaders and graduate students from the […]

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Prof. Tony Dalrymple Waves Farewell

June 7, 2016

Although Professor Robert ‘Tony’ Dalrymple has only been with the Johns Hopkins University Department of Civil Engineering for a few years, his knowledge of coastal engineering has had a great impact on the program and he will be sorely missed after he retires on June 30, 2016. His career has been shaped by a wide […]

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Congratulations, Graduates!

June 7, 2016

Congratulations to the graduates of the Civil Engineering Department for the 2015-2016 academic year. We applaud this significant accomplishment and wish you well in your future endeavors! (Master’s of Science in Engineering) M.S.E. Jiahao Cheng (Summer 2015) Reamonn Mac Reamoinn (Summer 2015) Josephine Carstensen (Summer 2015) Charles Jenkins (Fall 2015) Xi Zhao (Fall 2015) Davide Fratamico (Spring 2015) Guanbo Bian (Spring 2015) Isaiah […]

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Research by Prof. Jamie Guest (CivE, MSE), Prof. Kevin Hemker (ME, MSE, E&PS), and Prof. Tim Weihs (MSE, ME) Showcased at DARPA’s Pentagon Demo Day

May 25, 2016

Professor Jamie Guest (CivE, MSE) along with Professor Kevin Hemker (ME, MSE, E&PS) and Prof. Tim Weihs (MSE, ME), recently had their research showcased at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Demo Day. The event was created for the Department of Defense and held in the courtyard at the center of the Pentagon with the goal of […]

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Civil Engineering Students Receive Awards at Whiting School of Engineering Convocation

May 10, 2016

Congratulations to the following Department of Civil Engineering students who received awards at the 2016 Whiting School of Engineering Convocation on May 2, 2016! Awards were presented by Prof. Rachel Sangree. American Society of Civil Engineers Maryland Section Scholarship The ASCE Maryland Section Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate member of the Johns Hopkins ASCE student chapter […]

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Prof. Somnath Ghosh to Give Plenary Lecture at EMI/PMC Conference 2016 on May 23rd

May 4, 2016

Professor Somnath Ghosh, Michael G. Callas Chair Professor of Civil Engineering, will be presenting his plenary lecture entitled, “Spatial and Temporal Multiscale Models for Advancing the Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) Initiative“ at the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2016/Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference 2016 (EMI/PMC 2016) on Monday, May 23, 2016 from 8:15- 9:15 AM. The […]

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