Karthik Menon received the Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award for his paper titled
“On the initiation and sustenance of flow-induced vibration of cylinders: insights from force partitioning”. Congratulations!
Shantanu Bailoor received JHU Department of Mechanical Engineering’s Creel Family Teaching Assistant Award for the 2020-2021 academic year. Congratulations!
Dr. Mittal and colleagues from ME and Medicine win Provost Discovery Award on gastric biomechanics of obesity and diabetes
Dr. Mittal named 2021 ASME Freeman Scholar
Dr. Mittal featured in this Washington Post investigative news report on face masks
Dr. Mittal discusses with VOA, the use of apps that calculate the risk of COVID-19 transmission
Dr. Mittal appears on ABC Good Morning America to comment on new study on COVID-19 infection risk on commercial flight
HUB Article on recent paper by Dr. Mittal and co-authors on a new model of airborne transmission risk of COVID-19
FPCL research cited by New York Times – At the Masters’ 12th Hole, Shots Are Left Twisting in the Wind
Emily Palmer wins second prize in ASME paper competition
FPCL Alum wins Acrivos Dissertation Award
Johns Hopkins team gets $1M grant to explore intricacies of bat navigation.
FPCL Alum Professor Xudong Zheng receives the 2017 NSF CAREER award.
Trying To Unravel The 12th Hole At The Masters | ESPN Sport Science | 2017 Masters
Paddle vs. Propeller: Which Olympic swimming stroke is superior?
Analyzing mechanics of butterflies in flight
Johns Hopkins cricket research could lead to a new generation of robots
Analysis of crickets’ jumps could lead to new, tiny robots
Predicting wind-induced variability of golf shots: A look at Hole 12 at the Augusta Masters
In the News FPCL – ME JHU
FPCL work on predicting blood clot formation reported on by the
Texas Advanced Computing Center:
Prof. Rajat Mittal’s work with USA Olympian Michael Phelps is featured in
The New Yorker for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics:
April , 2016
FPCL work on Augusta National’s 12th hole is featured on the
Other media coverages include:
Imperial Valley News (Southern California)
Augusta Chronicle (Georgia)
March , 2016
What tiny mollusks in Antarctica can tell us about ocean acidification.
Computer simulations show tricky wind dynamics at play at Augusta National.
Our research may help golfers tame the sport’s ‘Scariest 155 Yards’.
February , 2016
FPCL work performed on
MARCC is featured on the JHU Engineering magazine.
Minuscule Marvels — Our research on spider crickets is featured on the JHU Engineering magazine.
Our research on aeromechanics of spider crickets is covered by more media:
Reuters: Analysis of crickets’ jumps could lead to new, tiny robots
The Baltimore Sun: Study of spider crickets a leap into aerodynamics
Anirban Ghosh (MS ’15) wins 3rd prize among the MS students category
at 2015 ASME IMECE for his paper:
Coupled Fluid-Chemical Computational Modeling of Anticoagulation
Therapies in a Stented Artery, Paper # IMECE2015-52638.
Parastou Eslami received second place in the
Hopkins Imaging Conference Poster Contest. Congratulations!
The New York Times covered our research on spider crickets:
Crickets and Their Spectacular Dancelike Leaps
Research on aeromechanics of spider crickets is covered by the following media:
Wireless Design Magazine
Research on Olympic swimmers quoted in NAUTILUS.
Research on Olympic swimmers featured in the Mechanical Engineering Magazine.
See how FPCL helps to build a better heart.
Paper on accelerated Jacobi Method is the most downloaded paper in JCP in last 90 days since August 2014 – Has been downloaded more than 3000 times in the last 8 months.
Research on insect flight quoted in the Economist.
Chao Zhang successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled “Mechanisms for Aerodynamic Force Generation and Flight Stability for Insects”. Congratulations, Dr. Zhang!
Vijay Vedula successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled “Image Based Computational Modeling of Intracardiac Flows”. Congratulations, Dr. Vedula!
19th Century Math Tactic Gets a Makeover—and Yields Answers Up to 200 Times Faster
Prof. Mittal’s Trip to Antarctica –
Chasing Pteropods in Antarctica: Five weeks at Palmer Station
Sea sentinels Signal Ocean Changes – Johns Hopkins Engineering Magazine
Figure accepted as JFM cover page
Scientific American: The Mathematical Butterfly: Simulations Provide New Insights on Flight
Inside Science: The Mathematical Butterfly: Simulations Provide New Insights on Flight
Johns Hopkins senior Tiras Lin wins Churchill Scholarship
Hopkins News Release: Paddle vs. Propeller: Which Olympic Swimming Stroke is Superior?
Hopkins News Release: Unraveling a Butterfly’s Aerial Antics Could Help Builders of Bug-Size Flying Robots
POPSCI: To Enable the Robo-Insects of the Future, Researchers Capture Butterfly Flight at 3,000 FPS
CBC: Butterflies inspire bug-size flying robots
Joplin Independent: Research mimics movement of butterflies
JHU Insect Flight
FPCL work on cardiac simulation by Xudong Zheng and Rajat Mittal chosen for the cover of the Bulletin of the American Physical Society’s 64th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics
Tiras Lin ’13 wins second place for Best Undergraduate Student Presentation at the AIAA Region I Young Professional, Student, and Education Conference 2011 for his presentation titled, “Understanding the Role of Moment-of-Inertia Variation in Insect Flight Maneuvers”
Tiras Lin ’13 wins third place in the Undergraduate Presentation competition at the AIAA Region 1 Young Professional Student and Education Conference for his presentation titled “Study of Insect Flight Dynamics using High-Speed Videgrammetry”
Febrary , 2010
Figure from JFM paper chosen for Cover
August 1, Popular Science —- How It Works: The Dolphin Kick
August 13, National Public Radio—- Dolphin Kick Gives Swimmers Edge
August 13, National Public Radio—- The Science Behind Swimmers Dolphin Kick
August 15, The Times of India—- Indian scientist explains Phelps phenomenon
August 19, Popular Mechanics—- After 8 Golds for Phelps, 8 Big Questions on Beijing’s Super Pool
June 20, 2008, The Washington Post—- A revolution that began with a dolphin kick
June 20, 2008, The Washington Post—- Why Are the Records Falling
The paper, “Locomotion with flexible propulsors: Experimental Analysis of Pectoral Fin Swimming in Sunfish” by G V Lauder, P G A Madden, R Mittal, H Dong And M Bozkurttas, was chosen on the cover of “BIOINSPIRATION AND BIOMIMICS ” Vol. 1, Number 4, 2006.
Hydrodynamics, Small-Scale Flows Highlight 2005 DFD Meeting.
CONTOURS, The Tecplot Newsletter
Synergy, G.W.U., S.E.A.S.
The Wall Street Journal
Online -In Print: Frontpage Page A10
The India Times
By George! Online – In Print
Sports Illustrated Article
The New Yorker
32 Processor COMPAQ GS320 becomes operational 06/07/2004
Professor Rajat Mittal Receives $1Million Challenge Grant DoD
Professor Rajat Mittal Receives Challenge Grant DoD
Research featured in Tecplot website