TAGGED Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Finding Gold in Green Spaces

Tiny pocket parks, forest patches, and vacant lots are nestled throughout Baltimore City. Johns Hopkins researchers are teaming up to assess the value of this green infrastructure to the city’s well-being.

Math Meets Fashion at Talbots

Laura Beaulieu ’08, MSE ’09, is using her applied mathematics background at Talbots to build the company’s analytics structure and provide insights that guide marketing and sales efforts.

Geese, Be Gone!

If you see a robot patrolling the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory campus, looking for wild geese and scaring them off, you’ll know that Bijan Varjavand has succeeded.

Roadwork Ahead

Self-driving cars have the potential to stem the carnage of traffic fatalities on our streets, but a safe rollout is imperative. A Johns Hopkins team is working toward a national road map for autonomous vehicle testing.

The Rhodes to Reproductive Health

Fourth-year student Alaleh Azhir is one of 32 American students to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 2019, which enables her to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

So Long, Equations; Goodbye, Variables

Yannis Kevrekidis and his collaborators work on algorithms that exploit data to enhance, or even circumvent, conventional modeling of chemical and biological systems, and help scientists better predict system behavior—from reaction rates to materials properties.

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.


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