Alumni

Winter 2018

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.

Winter 2018

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.

Winter 2018

Heading up LMI

David Zolet, MS ’87, has been named president and CEO of LMI, a management consulting firm in Tysons, Virginia.

Winter 2018

Desktop 3-D Printers Go Metal

Being able to produce usable prototypes with the strength and temperature tolerance of metal would allow developers to speed up the iterative cycle of design, says Jonah Myerberg, MS ’03.

Winter 2018

Global Search Leader

Krishnan Rajagopalan credits the training he received at Johns Hopkins Engineering for helping him succeed in a career that has culminated in him being named president and CEO of Chicago-based Heidrick & Struggles International.

Winter 2018

Rewind: The Poly Pipeline

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

Summer 2017

The (Shrimp) Eyes Have It

Viktor Gruev, MS ’00, PhD ’04, has emulated the mantis shrimp’s visual system to design image sensors for early cancer detection.

Summer 2017

Safety in the Skies

As more aircraft continue to crowd our skies, Ryan Gardner, MSE ’08, PhD ’09, has been focusing on ensuring the effectiveness of the Federal Aviation Administration’s new collision avoidance system.

Summer 2017

Sounds of Progress

Lina Reiss, PhD ’05, is pursuing two avenues of research: a better hybrid cochlear implant and helping people with hearing loss interpret the sounds they can hear.