From cockroaches to fruit flies, from moths to DNA strands, next-gen robots are finding inspiration in living things to navigate faster, maneuver better, and self-replicate with dizzying speed.
At the vanguard of imaging science, Michael I. Miller is working in new dimensions that hold tantalizing promise for the early detection and treatment of disease.
Just in time for the Summer Olympics, we look to Professor Rajat Mittal to analyze the swimmer’s freestyle stroke, in an attempt to answer once and for all: Which method is fastest?
K.T. Ramesh’s Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute units the brightest minds nationwide to conduct basic research into what happens to materials subjected to extreme impact.
With the Hopkins’ Engineering Research Center for Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology, Jin Kang develops smart surgical tools that improve human dexterity.
Nick Miller ’66 sets out to determine how much man-made noise is appropriate in a park by figuring out how to measure natural quiet.
Somnath Ghosh of the Computational Mechanics Research Laboratory studies cracks in planes to guide the structural design of future aircraft.
A pilot project by Avi Rubin and Johns Hopkins Medical students pioneers electronic medical records for Baltimore’s homeless population.
Security researcher Brendan O’Connor MS ’08 has dropped a big one with his latest invention: a little spy computer that he has dubbed the F-BOMB.
Edward D. Miller—the Frances Watt Baker, MD, and Lenox D. Baker Jr., MD, Dean of the Medical Faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine—who retired June 30, offers parting words.
Whiting School professors team up with the National Aquarium to study the health implications of dolphins’ diets.
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Three endowed professors share thoughts on Hopkins Engineering and their fields of expertise.
The Whiting School of Engineering breaks ground on the 69,000-square-foot Malone Hall.
Abel Wolman leaves a legacy of safe drinking water.
Megan Howie becomes associate dean for development and alumni relations.
Heritage Science for Conservation (HSC) scholars pioneer field of book and paper conservation.
Andrea Prosperetti is elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Associate Professor Michael Falk reinvents the college lecture for the 21st Century.
Herrera-Alonso, Guikema, Elhilali and Foster win awards.