Features

Summer 2009

Modern Prospectors

In a quest similar to that of the ’49ers of times past, today’s researchers are mining immense mounds of data to find that elusive nugget of gold.

Summer 2009

Getting to Know You

The 4,490 students who applied to the Whiting School last year were asked to complete a personal essay. The goal? “To help us to become acquainted with you as a person and student, apart from courses, grades, test scores, and other objective data.” We bring you a sampling of four essays from students who will join the Class of 2013.

Summer 2009

A Glimpse Into the Future of Medicine

Inside the Whiting School’s new mock operating room, engineers, surgeons, and computer scientists are pushing the limits of surgical robotics to find safer, more effective surgical treatments for patients.

Winter 2009

The Great Meanderer

In his 51 years at Johns Hopkins, where his Friday afternoon field trips have become the stuff of legend, Reds…

Winter 2009

Joint Strength

Five years ago, the Whiting School of Engineering and the Applied Physics Laboratory decided to formally combine their research and…

Winter 2009

The Terawatt Challenge

From finding new catalysts for fuel cells to better understanding wind energy’s wake, Hopkins researchers are stepping up to meet…

Fall 2008

A Question of Ethics

as technological advances lead to new materials, methods, and opportunities, Johns hopkins engineers find themselves grappling with limitless possibilities and…

Fall 2008

Real World Solutions

    Steeped in theory and fundamentals throughout their four years at the Whiting School, students from all departments get…

Fall 2008

Their Space

Not bound by departmental divisions, the new Computational Science and Engineering building allows researchers and students from a variety of…