Impact

Summer 2014

Sleuthing Subs

Much of the drinking water for arid Phoenix, Arizona, comes from expansive Lake Pleasant, and monitoring water quality is a…

Summer 2014

Upstarts

Stethoscope Does Double Duty Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty Mounya Elhilali, Jim West, and their students have built a high-tech…

Summer 2014

Smooth Moves

Human cells are remarkable machines. They convert nutrients into energy, build our tissues and organs—and, according to the Whiting School’s…

Summer 2014

The Eyes Have It

It turns out the eyes are a window to more than just the soul. Thanks to software developed by Jerry Prince,…

Summer 2014

Putting the Sting on Cancer

Insects have always fascinated Gregory Wiedman. Luckily, the materials science graduate student has been able to connect his bug-collecting hobby…

Summer 2014

Easing the Way for Separation

Carbon nanotubes, tiny pipes made of carbon atoms, have electronic properties that make them suitable for everything from computers and sensors…

Summer 2014

Heads Up on Pediatric Brain Troubles

Johns Hopkins engineers and radiologists are creating a digital library of children’s brain scans to enable physicians everywhere to better treat…

Summer 2014

Satellite Surgery — Without Delay

Whiting School researchers are helping NASA adapt robotic systems developed for human medical procedures to fi x ailing satellites soaring…