News: Student Achievements

PhD Candidate Adam Peters Wins APL Graduate Fellowship

August 7, 2020

It’s a good thing DMSE PhD candidate Adam Peters’ research focuses on materials for extreme conditions because, lately, his hard work in the lab has him on a hot streak. Most recently, Peters took first place in the student award competition at the 2020 National Space and Missile Materials Symposium for his oral presentation entitled […]

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Suhas Prameela Recognized by the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council

July 24, 2020

Earlier this summer, DMSE Ph.D. candidate Suhas Eswarappa Prameela was awarded the 2020 Diversity Recognition Award for his efforts in fostering inclusion within the Whiting School of Engineering. The award highlights faculty, staff, and students who are working towards the advancement and celebration of diversity and promoting inclusion across all divisions of Johns Hopkins and […]

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DMSE Undergrads Win Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for Hemorrhage-Stopping Invention

April 27, 2020

Five JHU Materials Science & Engineering students make up the Augeo team and are the 2020 Undergraduate Team Winners of the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize. Led by Junior Siddharth Iyer, the team developed an improved, more cost-effective embolization treatment for stopping internal bleeding by creating a material that can rapidly expand to fit a wide range […]

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“Deformation-Driven Dynamic Precipitation in Mg-Al alloys” by Suhas Eswarappa Prameela wins “Best Poster Award” at the 2019 Mach Conference

April 16, 2019

Suhas Eswarappa Prameela was awarded the best poster award at this years 2019 Mach Conference in Annapolis Maryland. Suhas’s research in Tim Weihs’ lab is focused on developing better lightweight armor materials for the US Army. Conventional heat treatment of Magnesium alloys causes long, thin intermetallic particles to precipitate throughout the alloy. These particles are […]

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Ready, Set, GO!

September 10, 2018

  On September 8th, 2018 a group of Materials Science students entered the races; the Hampdenfest toilet-bowl races. Led by third year grad student, Adam Peters, the DMSE students team entitled the Poo-Jays went on to win third place overall and the Best Use of Materials award in the 2018 Hampdenfest toilet-bowl races! While assembling […]

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Suhas Eswarappa Prameela wins Engaged Scholar Graduate Student Award

May 17, 2018

PhD candidate Suhas Eswarappa Prameela has received the Engaged Scholar Graduate Student Award from the JHU center for Social Concern. Suhas works in Professor Tim Weihs lab and was nominated for this award by people from different departments across campus, including three DMSE faculty members:  professors Tim Weihs, Evan Ma, and Patricia McGuiggan. “I am very grateful for the […]

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Beatriz Medeiros awarded URAP Internship

April 13, 2018

  Undergraduate Beatriz Medeiros has been awarded the prestigious Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) internship. The program, sponsored by the Army Research Office, aims to prove undergraduate students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in science and engineering research for the army. Throughout the internship, Beatriz will be able to continue working on the […]

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Alex Komin awarded pre-doctoral NIH fellowship

November 7, 2017

Materials Science and Engineering graduate student Alex Komin was recently awarded the very competitive Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (Kirschstein-NRSA). The funding institute for the award is the National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke (NINDS). The success rate for obtaining an F31 award was 23.8%  (for all NIH institutes) in 2016 and 21% for NINDS. The Ruth L. […]

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DMSE students to receive PURA Grants for their research

March 31, 2017

Congratulations to juniors Grace Hao and Kevin Necochea, who have been awarded PURA grants for their research. The Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) is awarded to Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students and affords them the opportunity to conduct their research with the aid of a $2,500 grant as well as a chance to present their work […]

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