Students

Winter 2018

CANstruction

Civil Engineering students transformed 42 cases of beans into a replica of one of Baltimore’s iconic blue and white water taxis to support the Maryland Food Bank.

Winter 2018

A Speedy Route to Reliability

Erratic video-streaming on the internet is annoying. For some applications, however, the wait can cost businesses money or even be downright dangerous.

Winter 2018

To Rent—Or Not to Rent?

For all its good intentions, the federal government’s housing choice voucher program is not helping America’s poor as intended, says PhD student Philip Garboden.

Winter 2018

Stepping into the Spotlight

Cori Grainger ’20 chases her dreams in an emotional documentary about the Lethal Ladies, a step team at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women.

Summer 2017

Breaking the Mold in Orthotics

A med-tech startup launched last year by Param Shah and Alex Mathews ’17, aims to develop a faster, cheaper, software-driven alternative to the tedious and costly hand-casting process that still dominates the orthotics industry.

Summer 2017

Inspiring a New, Lower-Cost Prosthesis

When Bill Haris, MS ’16, first walked into his human-robotics interaction class in 2015, he couldn’t have predicted that this was the moment that would ultimately set him on the path to his current position with the U.S. Navy.

Summer 2017

An Innovative Year

David Gullotti is the first medical student to enroll in the Whiting School’s Master of Science program in the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design, paving the way for a new option for future medical students.

Summer 2017

Defining the ‘Gold Standard’

A team of Johns Hopkins computational scientists and cancer experts devised its own bioinformatics software to evaluate how well current strategies identify cancer-promoting mutations and distinguish them from benign mutations in cancer cells.

Summer 2017

Think Quick!

Since her freshman year, Megumi Chen ’17, has crammed her schedule with engineering, math, and science classes. This semester, though, the applied mathematics and statistics major decided to add something unexpected: an improvisation class.