In This Issue

At WSE View All

New Name, Expanded Mission

ARCH (Advanced Research Computing at Hopkins) has transformed into an expanded facility designed to sustain advanced and data-intensive computing growth, and enable innovative, dynamic, and life-improving computational discoveries.

Top Showing in Student Wind Competition

A team of Johns Hopkins University students took home second place at the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition, held virtually June 2–11.

COVID-19: Overcoming Data Deficiencies

The Pandemic Data Initiative launched last spring to spotlight systemic deficiencies in the collecting and reporting of pandemic data, examine how those challenges hinder COVID-19 responses, and explore possible solutions to improve public data.

Impact View All

Upstarts: A Better Alert for Fetal Distress

Johns Hopkins researchers are collaborating to design an ultrasonic, photoacoustic endovaginal imaging device that monitors the fetal brain during labor and can more accurately predict serious fetal distress.

Ensuring the Safety of AI-Based Systems

Johns Hopkins engineers are tackling one of today’s most complex and important technological challenges: how to ensure the safety of autonomous systems, from self-driving cars and aerial delivery drones to robotic surgical assistants.

Students View All

Women Mentors in STEM

Womxn Mentoring Whiting pairs undergraduate students with with juniors, seniors, and graduate student and alumnae mentors in STEM disciplines.

Better Triage on the Battlefield

Combat triage may soon undergo a transformation, thanks in part to a team of student engineers who helped develop a digital triage assistant.

Life Lessons from the Ring

As part of Johns Hopkins’ Community Impact Internships Program, Roy Sun interned at Corner Team Inc., which uses Olympic-style boxing and other programs to teach youth healthy lifestyles and leadership skills.

Alumni View All

Personalized Treatment for PTSD

Blythe Karow ’02, co-founder and CEO of Evren Technologies, has developed a medical device to treat PTSD by boosting the parasympathetic response to put the user in a more relaxed state.

Homing in on the Range

As founder and CEO of Roper, Maeve Garigan ’01, MA ’08, aims to revolutionize beef production with innovative technology — a GPS-enabled ear tag for cattle

Cleaning Up Transportation

As co-founder and CTO of ClearFlame Engine Technologies, Julie Blumreiter ’08 is taking  the dirty out of the diesel engine and setting a new standard for sustainability in the transportation sector.

My Other Life View All

Feeling Strong

As a professional communicator, Amy Weldon understands the proverbial power of the pen. But Weldon is equally conversant with a different kind of power — one that comes from putting her body to the test lifting weights as heavy as 415 pounds.

From The Dean

From the Dean: Winter 2022

Today as never before, engineers and engineering impact just about every aspect of our lives—from our understanding of how infectious diseases spread and the reliability of the power grid to commerce, social interactions, and even political discourse.