Students

Summer 2021

Increasing Access to IVF

Micajah McGarity, MSE ’12, is focused on creating optimization models to make fertility services more widely accessible.

Summer 2021

Lawn Care Made Safer

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.

Winter 2021

A Human-Centered Approach to Artificial Intelligence

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.

Winter 2021

Making At-Home Kidney Dialysis Safer

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.

Winter 2021

Banding Together to Help Front-Line Providers

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.

Winter 2021

A Soft Solution

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.

Winter 2021

Breathing Easier During COVID-19

Six third-year students at Johns Hopkins are on a mission to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic by designing leak-proof masks that can be used with ordinary CPAP machines to deliver breathing relief to hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Summer 2020

A Solution to Vision Loss in Canines

A team of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students and alumni developed a device to make it easier for surgeons to perform partial corneal transplants on dogs.

Summer 2020

Toward Faster MRIs

Puyang Wang, a doctoral degree candidate in electrical and computer engineering, developed an algorithm that speeds up MRI data acquisition, resulting in clearer images in less time.