Jonathan Hofeller ’02, vice president of commercial sales for SpaceX, and his team are responsible for securing an ever-growing share of the world’s multibillion-dollar launch market.
“I have no idea what my career will look like in 20 years, and that’s by design. I’ve never planned where I’ve ended up,” says Phyllis Schneck.
“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.”
When the university’s Rising to the Challenge campaign concluded in October, the Whiting School had raised a record-breaking $292.6 million. Here’s how philanthropy has provided our faculty and students with the opportunities and resources they need to flourish, achieve, and make a difference.
“We call it digital pathology now, but this is shifting to the standard of care. Eventually, this will just be called pathology, and our company will be leading the way,” says David West.
Percy Pierre is a key architect of the nation’s minority engineering effort.
A robot travels through a tunnel buried deep underground. Using its camera, it searches every nook and cranny in the dark passageway for potential hazards, mapping its path as it goes. It relays this information to its operators in real time. “Nothing like this really exists in current fielded systems for military, law enforcement, or the harsh environments of space,” says Hopkins engineer William Bagley.
In July, the Whiting School welcomed its first cohort of students accepted to an innovative new Doctor of Engineering (DEng) program designed to meet the needs of midcareer engineering professionals.
Breaking the ice socially in new groups is challenging for many people, but a new device promises to make that process easier.