News: Faculty Achievements

Mitra Taheri named 2021 Brimacombe Medalist by TMS

March 3, 2021

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering is pleased to announce that Professor Mitra Taheri has been named a 2021 Brimacombe Medalist by the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS). The Brimacombe Medal is a mid-career award recognizing those with sustained excellence and achievement in business, technology, education, public policy or science related to materials […]

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Taheri and team publish roadmap to the future of electron microscopy

March 2, 2021

Engineer Mitra Taheri and team publish roadmap to harness data science and artificial intelligence for electron microscopy, unlocking tool’s full power Since they came into use in 1938, electron microscopes have played a pivotal role in a host of scientific advances, including the discovery of new proteins and therapeutics and contributions made to the electronics […]

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Mao elected 2021 National Academy of Inventors Senior Member

February 12, 2021

Professor Hai-Quan Mao has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors’ Senior Members Class of 2021. Hai-Quan Mao, associate director of the Institute of NanoBioTechnology (INBT) and a professor of materials science and engineering, is known for his work engineering novel nanomaterials for regenerative medicine and therapy delivery applications. Senior Members are inventors comprised […]

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Shoji Hall receives NSF Early CAREER Award

February 12, 2021

We are excited to announce that Anthony Shoji Hall, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Shoji’s research focuses on investigating electrochemically mediated renewable energy reactions and the synthesis […]

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DMSE Faculty Recognized with 2020 Discovery Awards

January 29, 2021

Two researchers from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering are part of 41 interdisciplinary teams across Johns Hopkins to receive support from the university’s 2020 Discovery Awards program. Established in 2015, the program aims to inspire interdisciplinary teams to tackle complex problems and expand the horizons of knowledge. Materials Science and Engineering Professor Jonah […]

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Howard Katz Manuscript Published in 2020 Issue of Materials Horizons

April 29, 2020

DMSE professor Howard Katz’s manuscript, entitled “Enhanced and Unconventional Responses in Chemiresistive Sensing Devices for Nitrogen Dioxide and Ammonia from Carboxylated Alkylthiopene Polymers” published in Materials Horizons 2020 (https://doi.org/10.1039/D0MH00049C). The research addresses the ongoing need to detect certain atmospheric gases that can be harmful to humans. Spaces can be made safer for people by creating […]

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Newest Faculty Member Mitra Taheri Honored with Prestigious MURI Award

April 29, 2020

Mitra Taheri, the newest professor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Director of the MCP has been recognized by the U.S. Office of Naval Research Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Award. With the MURI Award, Mitra will lead a team from JHU, Northwestern, UVA, and Arizona State Universities in an effort to […]

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Orla Wilson Wins the George E. Owen Teaching Award

April 22, 2019

  Dr. Orla Wilson was selected for the George E. Owen Teaching Award which will be presented at the Dean of Student Life Leadership Awards next week. Accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff leaders are celebrated at the Student Leadership Awards, and with numerous nominations the selection committee is honored to present Dr. Orla Wilson […]

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