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New Leaders

Johns Hopkins Engineering recognizes new leadership in the Center for Leadership Education and the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Kudos

Recent awards and accomplishments of Johns Hopkins Engineering faculty.

23andMe for Trees

Johns Hopkins researchers are part of an ambitious plan to fully sequence the coast redwood and giant sequoia genomes for the first time.

Impact View All

Putting the Brakes on Cancer

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.

Charting the Connectome

In an early step toward mapping how all animal brains work, Carey E. Priebe has joined an international team of neuroscientists to create a complete map of the learning and memory center of the fruit fly larva brain.

Trending

Notable quotes and comments from Johns Hopkins Engineering faculty members.

Students View All

CANstruction

Civil Engineering students transformed 42 cases of beans into a replica of one of Baltimore’s iconic blue and white water taxis to support the Maryland Food Bank.

To Rent—Or Not to Rent?

For all its good intentions, the federal government’s housing choice voucher program is not helping America’s poor as intended, says PhD student Philip Garboden.

A Speedy Route to Reliability

Erratic video-streaming on the internet is annoying. For some applications, however, the wait can cost businesses money or even be downright dangerous.

Alumni View All

Changing Lives With Clean Water

The need for clean water and sanitation is a given for health. However, having access to these necessities is far from assured in the developing world.

Drones for Healing

In October 2016, drones started scattering across rural Rwanda. They launched throughout the week, as many as 50 flights a day, traveling miles from their base to locations deep in the countryside to drop vital supplies to clinics that couldn’t obtain them by other means.

Rewind: The Poly Pipeline

Poly’s graduates have long been a regular—and welcome—addition to the Johns Hopkins Engineering student body.

Back Talk View All

From The Dean

From the Dean

Finding workable solutions to the complex global challenges we face, from climate change and rising health care costs to our cities’ crumbling infrastructure, requires bringing to bear the collective expertise and points of view of engineers, lawyers, policymakers, ethicists, artists, economists, diplomats, and many others.