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Mingwei Chen

Mingwei Chen joins DMSE as Professor

May 6, 2016

Dr. Mingwei Chen has joined the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University as a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He will also serve as an affiliate of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI). His appointment begins January 1, 2017.

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Engineering students put finishing touches on design projects

May 2, 2016

It’s crunch time across the Whiting School of Engineering, as students labor—sometimes around the clock—in laboratories and design spaces to put the finishing touches on projects ranging from a small hovering aircraft that can land in a tree branch as effortlessly as a bird to a hand-held device that enables breast cancer treatment in rural clinics.

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Faculty Q&A: Kalina Hristova

April 22, 2016

Dr. Kalina Hristova, Marlin U. Zimmerman Jr. Faculty Scholar and Professor, shares how she became interested in materials science and some advice for engineers engaged in materials research.

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Crystals

Johns Hopkins engineers develop tool to quickly calculate crystal properties

April 15, 2016

Look closely enough and you’ll find crystals in a number of technologies and devices, including batteries, medical implants, and semiconductors. Understanding the properties of crystalline materials is vital to continued advancement, but often the amount of time and money needed to analyze these properties can have a negative impact on new developments.

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