Department News

Assistant Professor Stavros Gaitanaros Receives Seed Grant to Research Lightweight Architected Materials for Space Applications

September 14, 2018

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Stavros Gaitanaros, who was recently announced as a recipient of a seed grant from Space@Hopkins! According to its website, Space@Hopkins connects the array of Johns Hopkins University divisions, departments, and collaborative institutions in their common pursuit of civilian space research. Gaitanaros’s project, ‘Lightweight architected materials under extreme conditions for space applications’, […]

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Prof. Somnath Ghosh Receives 2018 Investigator Medal from International Conference on Computational Methods

August 29, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Somnath Ghosh, Michael G. Callas Chair Professor, who received the ICCM 2018 Investigator Medal from the International Conference on Computational Methods in Rome Italy on August 6, 2018. According to the conference committee, the Medal is presented to honor up to one individual who has made outstanding and sustained contributions in the general […]

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Prof. Tak Igusa Presents at NTSB Regarding Ethics of Autonomous Vehicle Testing

August 16, 2018

On May 23. 2018, Tak Igusa, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, along with his collaborator Johnathon Ehsani, assistant professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, presented to the Board Members and staff of the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) on the topic of the ethics of autonomous vehicle testing. Their presentation focused […]

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Over Fifteen Students Named to Spring 2018 Dean’s List

July 6, 2018

Congratulations to the following civil engineering students who were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester. Dean’s List students earn a term grade point average of 3.50 or above in a program of at least 14 credits with at least 12 graded credits. Class of 2018 Preston Marshall Michael Smith Adriano Zarzur […]

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Prof. Thomas Gernay Debuts SAFIR Training in United States

June 21, 2018

This week, Prof. Thomas Gernay and Prof. Jean-Marc Franssen (University of Liège), held the first training for their software, SAFIR, in the United States. SAFIR is a computer program that models the behavior of building structures subjected to fire, is currently used by more than 200 institutions worldwide, including universities, research centres and design offices. […]

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Prof. Tak Igusa Receives Two 2018 Discovery Awards for Interdisciplinary Projects

June 15, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Tak Igusa who will receive two 2018 Discovery Awards as part of cross-disciplinary teams! Projects selected for Discovery Awards are poised to arrive at important discoveries or creative works and spark new, synergistic interactions between investigators across the institution while leading to work of the highest quality and impact. Below are the […]

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Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui to Receive a 2018 Catalyst Award

June 7, 2018

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Sauleh Siddiqui, who has been selected to receive one of thirty-two 2018 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards. Initiated in 2015, these grant awards of up to $75,000 support the promising research and creative endeavors of early career faculty with the goal of launching them on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. The […]

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