Impact

Summer 2017

Equipping Microscopic Warriors

A five-member team from the Whiting School and School of Medicine is setting out to design and test self-directed microscopic warriors that can locate and neutralize dangerous strains of bacteria.

Summer 2017

Honing Breast Cancer Detection

Every year, nearly 1.6 million breast cancer biopsies are performed in the United States and close to 250,000 new breast cancers are diagnosed. But the technique is fraught with errors.

Summer 2017

Upstarts: The Buzz on Disease Prevention

Mechanical engineer Rajat Mittal is teaming up with researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute to use sound to repel flying pests.

Summer 2017

Upstarts: A Pill With Promise

A Baltimore-based startup company founded by three Johns Hopkins alumni is developing a promising pill that researchers say can provide the same benefits as bariatric surgery.

Summer 2017

Behold the Cockroach

The lowly cockroach has long been vilified as a spreader of disease and a marker of filth and squalor. But Chen Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is studying them to improve the way robots navigate.

Summer 2017

Tech Tools: When Online Means Hands-On

Gone are the days when online students stared longingly at their computer screens. Now, they’re tinkering right along with us.

Summer 2017

Not So Meaningless

The spotlight in baseball tends to fall on the clutch moment, the final inning, the key at-bat with the game on the line. But players also reveal themselves when the team’s got little to gain or lose.

Summer 2017

Trending

Notable quotes and comments from faculty in the Whiting School of Engineering.