Eight Whiting School researchers are among the early-career faculty members selected to receive Johns Hopkins University’s Catalyst Awards.
Prof. Michael Betenbaugh was presented the prestigious D.I.C. Wang Award for Excellence in Biochemical Engineering at the 253rd ACS National Meeting in San Francisco on April 5, 2017, where he delivered his award lecture titled “Following the Advice of Daniel Wang: Improving Quality Through Cell Culture Engineering.” Watch an interview with Dr. Betenbaugh here.
Winning projects—chosen from 188 proposals—include 86 individuals representing 9 Hopkins schools, affiliates
Congratulations to Prof. Joelle Frechette on her election to the American Chemical Society 2017 Class of Fellows! Dr. Frechette was recognized for significant contributions in the measurement and manipulation of surface forces and adhesion to understand and design the behavior and properties of nanomaterials and soft matter. She has served the Division of Colloid and Surface […]
Last year, Johns Hopkins University and MedImmune announced their collaboration on a unique new initiative, the Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program. The program has just selected its first Ph.D. candidates for a curriculum that will prepare them for careers in the biopharma industry. Inez Lam and Natalia Majewska, both first-year Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. students, will participate […]
Ioannis Kevrekidis will join Johns Hopkins University in July as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor with joint appointments in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics.
A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease elsewhere in the body. Read more
On May 24, 76 ChemBE seniors were among the 1,500 students graduating from Johns Hopkins University and taking the first steps in their next journeys. During their time in the department, they made discoveries in classrooms and laboratories, weathered Transport Phenomena and Separations classes, met peers who will become lifelong colleagues and friends, and selected […]
Rohan Gupta, Milena Nino, and Michael Druckman This spring, three junior ChemBE majors tested their consulting chops through a series of student consulting club case competitions, placing first in one contest and second in another. The competitions are designed to give students—both undergraduate and graduate—real-world consulting experience as well as networking opportunities in the […]
Two ChemBE graduate students were recognized for their commitment to diversity and inclusion at the 2017 Diversity Recognition Awards Ceremony hosted by the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council, a coalition of faculty, staff, and students who are dedicated to cultivating a culture of inclusion at Johns Hopkins. Congratulations! Tiana Warren, a WSE/KSAS Graduate Diversity Fellow, was recognized […]
Engineering students will present the projects they’ve spent a semester or more working on as part of Engineering Design Day—the annual year-end Whiting School of Engineering event in which students tasked with designing solutions to real-world problems display their research, devices, and prototypes.
Doctoral candidates Qianrun Jin and Vivek Nagal (Gracias Lab) won second place at the Spring Materials Research Society Science as Art Contest in Phoenix, AZ. The image, titled “Micro Yoga Class,” shows an array of self-folding microstructures.
Yannis Kevrekidis, who will join ChemBE as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor on July 1, was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on April 12. Kevrekidis, currently the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton University, specializes in mathematical modeling of […]
Four ChemBE doctoral students, along with a senior undergraduate and a recent alum, have been selected to receive 2017 NSF graduate research fellowships. A fifth doctoral student was recognized with an honorable mention. Congratulations on receiving this prestigious award to: Rami Walid Chakroun, a PhD candidate at the Institute for NanoBioTechnology working in Honggang Cui’s lab. Chakroun aims to develop a drug-based […]