In This Issue

At WSE View All

Something to BOAST About

A new initiative aims to help strengthen high school students’ confidence and skills in algebra.

An Online Master’s in Artificial Intelligence

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals has launched a fully online master’s degree program in artificial intelligence, one of only a few such programs of its kind in the country.

Data Democratizer

The map created by Lauren Gardner and her team is used by governments, media, researchers, and the public, and, when it launched in January 2020, quickly became the go-to resource for people the world over.

Impact View All

Upstarts: From Highways to High-Rises

Johns Hopkins Engineers are analyzing four high-performance “advanced” steels, developed for the automotive industry, for their potential use as studs and joists in buildings.

Tech Tools: Live, from JHU…

The Whiting School of Engineering built 34 state-of-the-art remote learning studios to provide faculty and students with the most effective, high-quality remote teaching and learning experiences for live, online course delivery.

Students View All

Breathing Easier During COVID-19

Six third-year students at Johns Hopkins are on a mission to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic by designing leak-proof masks that can be used with ordinary CPAP machines to deliver breathing relief to hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Banding Together to Help Front-Line Providers

Late last spring, Chris Shallal juggled his preparation for final exams with a multicampus effort to create and provide durable, reusable face shields to health care workers at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Making At-Home Kidney Dialysis Safer

Relavo, a company founded by Johns Hopkins undergraduates, has been awarded a $500,000 KidneyX prize to develop a product that reduces the risk of contamination during at-home kidney dialysis treatments.

Alumni View All

A New Coin of the Realm

Mark R. Stoudt MS ’92, PhD ’00 is a materials scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and a member of the small team responsible for a new alloy expected to be used for the U.S. nickel.

Opening Doors

“When I started thinking about what really mattered to me, what was important were three things: I want to do what I love, work with people that I love, and help them enjoy and love what they do,” says Linda Cureton MS ’98, post-masters’s certificate ’99. Owning my own company was how I could do that.”

Mask Mania

When the COVID-19 pandemic made its way to the United States, Stephen Farias, PhD ’14, began thinking of ways to help.

My Other Life View All

Aerial Artistry

Most people scared of heights simply avoid them. Not Sathappan Ramesh.

From The Dean

From the Dean

While we continue to work through the impacts of COVID-19 on the university—as well as on our lives—a comforting sense of business-as-usual began to take hold as the fall term progressed.