Department News

Soil Mechanics Class Steps Out to Gather Samples

September 13, 2017

Students in Prof. Lucas de Melo’s Soil Mechanics class recently stepped out of their classroom to gather soil samples from around campus. These samples were classified using ASTM standards and will be used in laboratory testing throughout the semester. We’re thrilled to provide our students with hands-on experiences like these in preparation for the work […]

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Civil Engineers Contribute to Food Resilience Report for the City of Baltimore

August 16, 2017

Congratulations to Prof. Judy Mitrani-Reiser and graduate student Xilei Zhao on their contributions to the recently published report examining risks and proposing solutions to Baltimore’s food supply. After the unrest in Baltimore following the trial of Freddy Gray, Baltimore found itself without dozens of food-supplying stores due to damage, looting, or barricades, and police ordered supermarkets […]

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CE Graduate Assistant George Weber Wins Poster Prize at the U. S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics

August 7, 2017

Congratulations to civil engineering graduate assistant George Weber on recently winning first prize for his poster at the 14th U. S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM14) in Montreal, Canada! George joined the Computational Mechanics Research Laboratory (CMRL) in 2013 and is a graduate student from the department of Mechanical Engineering. His work is supported through the […]

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Civil Engineering Students Receive Awards at 2017 Whiting School of Engineering Convocation

May 11, 2017

Congratulations to the following Department of Civil Engineering students who received awards at the 2017 Whiting School of Engineering Convocation on May 8, 2017! Awards were presented by Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui. 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 for […]

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Prof. James Guest Awarded ASCE’s 2017 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize

April 13, 2017

James Guest, associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, been awarded one the American Society of Civil Engineers’ prestigious 2017 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prizes. He was recognized “for research at the forefront of topology optimization, focusing on the rigorous integration of mechanics, optimization, manufacturing and uncertainty quantification.” Only a few young researchers across […]

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Dr. Andrew Gaynor M.S.E. ’13, Ph.D. ’15 Excels as an Army Research Laboratory Research Apprenticeship Program Fellow

March 15, 2017

“For graduate school, I applied to Johns Hopkins almost on a whim, but ended up deciding to go there because of the unique and exciting experience it offered.” As part of the Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) Research Associateship Program, Department of Civil Engineering alumnus Andrew Gaynor works in ARL’s Weapons and Materials Research Directorate’s Materials […]

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