In This Issue

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Preparing for Our Autonomous Future

Ensuring the safety, resiliency, and reliability of autonomous systems —from home security systems and health monitoring devices to first-responder robots and self-driving cars—is critical to their ability to enhance our lives. 

A Top Innovator

Archana Venkataraman has been named to the 2019 MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 list.

Finding Gold in Green Spaces

Tiny pocket parks, forest patches, and vacant lots are nestled throughout Baltimore City. Johns Hopkins researchers are teaming up to assess the value of this green infrastructure to the city’s well-being.

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Regenerative Graft Could Reduce Heart Surgeries

Coronary artery disease and congenital cardiovascular defects often require multiple surgeries that pose a variety of serious risks to the patient. A development from Hopkins engineers could potentially minimize those surgical risks.

Catalyst for Green Energy

A new method of increasing the reactivity of ultrathin nanosheets could someday make fuel cells for hydrogen cars cheaper.

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Quantifying the Art of Pitching

Brian Linton applied his engineering knowledge and experience as a pitcher to help other athletes improve their performances.

Up, Up in the Air…

A team of Johns Hopkins students launched cameras and other devices more than 16 miles into the Earth’s atmosphere to collect data, then tracked and recovered the payload nearly 50 miles away.

Designing for Disability

Johns Hopkins engineering students are working with Volunteers for Medical Engineering, a Baltimore-based group that uses volunteer engineers to create individually designed devices for disabled people in need.

Alumni View All

The Heart of Innovation

Even under the best circumstances, clinical trials in medicine are notoriously lengthy and costly—so much so, says Misti Ushio ’94, that many researchers shy away from taking risks with trial design and the interventions they’re testing.

Math Meets Fashion at Talbots

Laura Beaulieu ’08, MSE ’09, is using her applied mathematics background at Talbots to build the company’s analytics structure and provide insights that guide marketing and sales efforts.

Making Magic at Disney

At Walt Disney World, Marcus D’Amelio ’98 combines his three passions—electrical engineering, gaming, and theater.

Back Talk View All

From The Dean

From the Dean

Challenge is a concept that cuts across all activities at Johns Hopkins.