Recent News

  • CaSE PhD students Preetam Tarafder, Saikat Dan, and Ozge Ozbayram  won prizes at the student competitions during the 2022 Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference. The conference, held on the JHU campus from May 31 – June 3, 2022, aims to bring together scholars from around the world to exchange and disseminate the most recent developments…

  •  Yury Dvorkin will join Johns Hopkins University later this year as a faculty member of the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) with a joint appointment with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering (CaSE). Dvorkin is the first external faculty member to have been recruited…

  • Gregory Falco, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering and a faculty member in the Institute for Assured Autonomy, where he also holds an appointment at the Applied Physics Laboratory in the Asymmetric Operations Sector, has been recognized with a Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award. These awards aim to develop the…

  • Gregory Falco, assistant professor of civil and systems engineering and a member of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Assured Autonomy, speaks to his research efforts on spotting cyber vulnerabilities and defending against them in the Summer 2022 issue of JHU Engineering magazine. The full text of the article appears below. BY MICHAEL EISENSTEIN // ILLUSTRATIONS BY DAN PAGE Threats…

  • Each year, the department recognizes truly exceptional graduate students by presenting them with one of the following awards. Awards are given at the annual Blue Hat Ceremony, following the Design Day events. Excellence in Civil Engineering Masters Studies – This award is given to a departmental graduate student who excels at their education in the…

  • The following undergraduate students were honored with convocation awards for 2022. This event is a celebration of student and faculty achievements within the Whiting School of Engineering. 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…

  • On April 30, 2022, Ashwini Gupta, CaSE PhD candidate, was selected as the Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Public Engagement through Research Communication winner of the 2022 Empower Your Pitch competition. Held by PHutures and open to all doctoral students at JHU, Empower Your Pitch is a research competition that develops the research communication skills of presenters from…

  • Ashwini Gupta and Kristen Nixon, both graduate students in the department, have been selected as finalists in the 2022 Empower Your Pitch competition. Held by PHutures and open to all doctoral students at JHU, Empower Your Pitch is a research competition that develops the research communication skills of presenters from across the Hopkins’ graduate schools to…

  • Lauren Gardner, the Alton and Sandra Cleveland Professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering, gave the opening keynote of the American Society of Civil Engineers Structures Congress 2022 on April 21, 2022.  Structures Congress is the annual conference of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of ASCE and the premier event in structural engineering.…

  • Somnath Ghosh, Michael G. Callas Chair Professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering, has been awarded the 2022 Raymond D. Mindlin Medal by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Given annually, this medal recognizes an individual’s outstanding research contributions to applied solid mechanics. Somnath was honored for “outstanding novel contributions to the…

  • When building a sound structure, a variety of factors are considered including strength, durability, and resistance to fire and heat. To help gauge a structure’s reaction under extreme heat conditions, Thomas Gernay, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering, and Jean-Marc Franssen of the University of Liege in Belgium developed SAFIR, a computer…

  • On April 9-10, 2022, the Johns Hopkins Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) co-hosted the 2022 ASCE Mid-Atlantic East Symposium with Morgan State University and the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA). ASCE Regional Symposia are annual events designed to facilitate networking among civil engineering students who attend college within similar geographic regions, and to provide a…