Students

Winter 2019

Keeping His Cool

“Building a satellite is very specific work, and there’s no instruction booklet,” says APL’s J. Felipe Ruiz. “EP has given me all the tools I need to build my solution from scratch.”

Winter 2019

Summer in Belgium

Last summer, Rayyan Gorashi ’19 had a bucket list-worthy few months, hiking the French Alps, cheering on the Belgium national team in the FIFA World Cup, and problem-solving unanticipated setbacks as a research intern at imec.

Winter 2019

Removing Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Ryan Cotterell, who was named Johns Hopkins’ first Facebook Fellow last spring, is using the fellowship to explore questions about developing more equitable artificial intelligence.

Winter 2019

Building Better Vehicle Armor

“A soldier’s job is hard enough,” Beatriz Medeiros, a third-year materials science and engineering student, says. “By improving their armor, we’re hoping to make their jobs a little bit easier.”

Summer 2018

Wind Power’s Smooth Operators

Fleets of small fossil-fuel power plants typically smooth those fluctuations. But could wind farms themselves provide that service?

Summer 2018

A Hackathon with Humanitarian Aims

At the first-ever virtual Humanitarian Design Hackathon at Johns Hopkins, student groups have been tasked with generating a solution to a problem or need faced mainly by Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Summer 2018

Asteroid Architecture

Knowing whether an asteroid is a giant hunk of rock or a floating gravel pile—or a mix of the two—will make a big difference in strategies that researchers might devise to prevent one from striking Earth or to drill inside.

Summer 2018

Go Figure

In a class fondly known as Senior Lab, chemical and biomolecular engineering students begin to transform from passive receivers of knowledge into engineers who troubleshoot equipment quirks and adjust experiments on the fly.

Summer 2018

Pizza’s Here!

A team of eight undergraduate and graduate engineering students are developing a system that can shuttle food to hungry customers across the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus.