In This Issue

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Getting to the Heart of Rhythm Disorders

Johns Hopkins experts aim to improve the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders that affect millions of people by leveraging innovations in cardiac imaging, computer simulations, and data science.

The Rhodes to Reproductive Health

Fourth-year student Alaleh Azhir is one of 32 American students to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 2019, which enables her to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Home to Homewood

Students in three master’s degree programs at the Whiting School can now jump-start their course work months before they step foot on the Homewood campus, thanks to Home2Homewood.

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Against the Odds

Why do people make high-risk decisions —not only in casinos but also in other aspects of their lives—even when they know the odds are stacked against them?

Look What’s Missing!

Knowing the variations in genomes across populations is essential to research design to reveal why certain people or groups of people may be more or less susceptible to common health conditions, such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

Trending

Trending quotes from Johns Hopkins engineers.

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Geese, Be Gone!

If you see a robot patrolling the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory campus, looking for wild geese and scaring them off, you’ll know that Bijan Varjavand has succeeded.

Pain-Free Course Registration

Semester.ly ranks among the most impressive student-driven successes at Johns Hopkins in recent decades. The innovative course scheduling platform has taken root at Johns Hopkins and at other universities in North America.

Getting Their Hands Dirty

Many mechanical engineering students enter college with little or no prior experience working on engines. Stephen Belkoff aims to fix that—with help from a pair of antique Ford N-series tractors.

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Hipper Hearing

Kevin Franck, MSE ’04, is on a mission to help the world hear better—and that starts, he says, “by changing the perception of everyone around us.”

Captain Paradise

An aircraft carrier is the perfect example of an immensely complex system. And leading it, says Matthew Paradise, MS ’02, is “a huge systems engineering and project management challenge.”

Back Talk View All

Seeking Openness

Why it’s crucial to address exclusionary practices.

From The Dean

From the Dean

As all engineers know, there is always more work to be done. With you, the WSE community, as our partner, the impact we have will be tremendous.