Students 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Being All You Can Be

Sean Young ’17 speaks of his experiences in the Blue Jay Battalion of Johns Hopkins’ Army ROTC, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year.