From The Dean

Summer 2013

Message from the Dean

As you may already have heard, earlier this spring I announced my decision to step down as the Benjamin T. Rome Dean of the Whiting School of Engineering in order to take on new opportunities and challenges.

Winter 2013

Message from the Dean

Dear Whiting School Community, Just as the magazine was going to press, we learned that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg,…

Fall 2011

Letter from the Dean

Every year, I am invigorated by the energy, dedication, and creativity of our engineering undergraduates here on the Homewood campus.

Spring 2011

Letter from the Dean

On March 17, our colleagues at the Applied Physics Laboratory achieved an astonishing feat when the Messenger spacecraft inserted itself into an elliptical orbit around Mercury.

Fall 2010

Letter from the Dean

On the afternoon of September 15, alumni, friends, faculty, students, and staff gathered on the Decker Quad to celebrate the naming of Hackerman Hall, the Whiting School of Engineering’s newest research facility, and to thank Willard ’38 and Lillian Hackerman for their decades of support for the school and Johns Hopkins.

Winter 2010

Letter from the Dean

The devastation caused by the earthquake in Haiti is greater than most of us can comprehend. At the Whiting School,…

Summer 2009

From the Dean

On May 31, 2009, Nereus, a hybrid, remotely operated submarine dove 10,902 meters into the Mariana Trench and gathered images…

Winter 2009

Message from the Dean

The beginning of the new year has brought the promise of change and opportunity, with a new administration in Washington…