From The Dean

Winter 2018

From the Dean

Finding workable solutions to the complex global challenges we face, from climate change and rising health care costs to our cities’ crumbling infrastructure, requires bringing to bear the collective expertise and points of view of engineers, lawyers, policymakers, ethicists, artists, economists, diplomats, and many others.

Summer 2017

From the Dean

There is no doubt we live in a time of great change. Around the globe, we are seeing major disruptions in politics, economies, industries, and educational institutions.

Winter 2017

From the Dean

In late October, Whiting School students, faculty, faculty members, and research staff members from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory gathered in the Homewood campus’ Glass Pavilion to view a poster session and listen to talks about APL research projects in areas that included computer vision, prosthetic limbs, and secure mobile communications. The presenters that afternoon were not APL scientists and engineers; they were students who had worked as paid undergraduate interns at APL last summer.

Summer 2016

From the Dean

Dear Whiting School Community, As the Whiting School embarks on new initiatives aimed at realizing the promise of engineering’s role…

Winter 2016

From the Dean

Dear Whiting School Community, January marks my second anniversary as the Benjamin T. Rome Dean of the Whiting School of…

Summer 2015

Dear Whiting School Community

The recent civil unrest in Baltimore has reminded us all of the deep and long-standing social and economic issues that…

Winter 2015

Dear Whiting School Community

Dear Whiting School Community, My approaching one-year anniversary as Benjamin T. Rome Dean seems a natural time to share some…

Summer 2014

Dear Whiting School Community

As I write this, the magnolia trees lining the Lower Quad are in full bloom, classes are winding down toward…

Winter 2014

Dear Whiting School Community

After six months serving as the Whiting School’s interim dean, I have the honor and pleasure of introducing our new…