Two new partnerships—one with China’s Tsinghua University and the other with Taiwan’s Ministry of Education—are expanding the School of Engineering’s global reach.
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In October, the university’s $6 billion university-wide fundraising campaign officially came to a close. The money raised during the eight-and-a-half-year campaign has been nothing short of transformative.
In July, the Whiting School welcomed its first cohort of students accepted to an innovative new Doctor of Engineering (DEng) program designed to meet the needs of midcareer engineering professionals.
Trending quotes from Johns Hopkins Engineering faculty members.
A team of researchers led by mechanical engineering professor Noah Cowan has successfully designed and tested a new system that could be used to help researchers and naturalists collect valuable environmental and wildlife data in sensitive natural habitats.
Denis Wirtz, vice provost for research, says unifying the field of cell mechanics around a common set of approaches will make it more valuable to the larger cancer research community.
“Building a satellite is very specific work, and there’s no instruction booklet,” says APL’s J. Felipe Ruiz. “EP has given me all the tools I need to build my solution from scratch.”
Ryan Cotterell, who was named Johns Hopkins’ first Facebook Fellow last spring, is using the fellowship to explore questions about developing more equitable artificial intelligence.
“A soldier’s job is hard enough,” Beatriz Medeiros, a third-year materials science and engineering student, says. “By improving their armor, we’re hoping to make their jobs a little bit easier.”
Percy Pierre is a key architect of the nation’s minority engineering effort.
“We call it digital pathology now, but this is shifting to the standard of care. Eventually, this will just be called pathology, and our company will be leading the way,” says David West.
Jonathan Hofeller ’02, vice president of commercial sales for SpaceX, and his team are responsible for securing an ever-growing share of the world’s multibillion-dollar launch market.
The impact of the Muslim travel ban is far-reaching, writes Johns Hopkins civil engineer Sauleh Siddiqui.
At its core, the Whiting School of Engineering comprises partnerships that extend within and far beyond the boundaries of our campus. Through these partnerships, we advance discovery, create knowledge, and have an impact on the world.