On TikTok, Ben Straus ’21 shares his expertise to help middle school, high school, and college students around the world learn more about engineering.
In June 2019, Nathan Wang presented a bill he had drafted on K-12 AI education to his congressman. The bill, which became law on Jan. 3, 2021, includes the AI Education Act, which directs the National Science Foundation to offer grants and other support to develop AI-related curriculum and programs for K-12 students to gain AI skills, experience, and a deeper understanding of the field’s ethics and social implications.
Willa Grinsfelder ’21 is helping like-minded students prepare for careers in the renewable energy industry through the student-run Hopkins Student Wind Energy Team, which she co-founded last year.
Micajah McGarity, MSE ’12, is focused on creating optimization models to make fertility services more widely accessible.
For those living with blindness, mowing the lawn can be a dangerous challenge. A team of mechanical engineering students is designing adaptive technology to allow blind individuals to carry out this task more safely.
A new course on human-centered design for artificial intelligence systems teaches students to design, develop, and train an AI system that could benefit someone’s life or help solve a real problem.
Relavo, a company founded by Johns Hopkins undergraduates, has been awarded a $500,000 KidneyX prize to develop a product that reduces the risk of contamination during at-home kidney dialysis treatments.
Late last spring, Chris Shallal juggled his preparation for final exams with a multicampus effort to create and provide durable, reusable face shields to health care workers at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
When COVID-19 forced the shutdown of in-person classes last March, Helena Hahn—a fourth-year student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering—was anxious to continue conducting research.