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Enzman (’22) Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

April 9, 2021

Bruce Enzman (’22) has been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, awarded to college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming the nation’s next generation of research leaders in the field of natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. Recognized for his work in Hai-Quan Mao’s laboratory group, Enzman is a member of an undergraduate research team […]

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NSF awards Three DMSE students with Graduate Research Fellowships

April 2, 2021

Three materials science and engineering students have been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships by the National Science Foundation. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports exemplary graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who demonstrate excellence in their pursuit of research-based master’s and doctoral degrees. As NSF fellows, David Beaudry, Hao (Nick) Zhang and Siddharth Iyer […]

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Prospective PhD Virtual Visit Day

March 5, 2021

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Prospective Doctoral Student Visit Day Friday, February 26, 2021   Itinerary 11:00 – 11:30 AM Welcome and department overview (Zoom Recording) Prof. Todd Hufnagel, Chair of the Doctoral Program Committee 11:30 – 12:00 PM Parallel research presentation / Q&A Sessions Structural / Functional Materials (Zoom Recording) Host: Prof. Shoji […]

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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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Mixed reality tech brings lab experience to students at home

September 25, 2020

Six months of pandemic-caused remote teaching and learning challenged both students and professors to get creative to make sure that educational objectives were met.  So during the fall semester, Orla Wilson, associate teaching professor in materials science and engineering, used a futuristic tool to put her students in the lab virtually, all from the comfort […]

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Q&A with Interim Chair Howard Katz about Fall 2020

September 18, 2020

What can students expect from their Fall 2020 DMSE classes while learning from home? “The teaching is going to be enthusiastic, high tech and hopefully offering some opportunities to share information and interact with each other that might be unique or even better than live classes! What about research? “Research is already up and running! […]

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Letter from the Dean – Howard Katz named DMSE Interim Chair

August 4, 2020

Dear WSE faculty and staff, I am delighted to share with you the news that Howard Katz, a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, effective July 1, succeeding Jonah Erlebacher. I know you share my deep appreciation and admiration […]

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