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Student Spotlight: Erin Gallagher

Meet Dr. Erin Gallagher, postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for NanoBioTechnology who graduated with her PhD in May 2019 from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering. During her PhD studies, this Hopkins engineer studied nerve agent antidote delivery to the brain in Peter Searson’s research laboratory. Erin has accepted a fellowship awarded […]

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A Tale Of Two Students, and Their Parents

Two Hopkins students in Professor Tim Weihs’ research lab have a connection to Johns Hopkins University through the Department of Materials Science and Engineering that dates back to the 1980’s. Jenna Krynicki, a PhD candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, and Randall Elkind, an undergraduate in the Mechanical Engineering Department, are following in […]

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Graduate Q&A: Alexander Kossak

Alexander Kossak is a member of the Class of 2018 and will be graduating with bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemistry and materials science. He is originally from Three Bridges, New Jersey and works in the Kempa Group.  How did you get interested in materials science and engineering? What interests you the most about the […]

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Graduate Q&A: Jennifer Dailey

Jennifer Dailey is a member of the Class of 2018. She earned her PhD in materials science and engineering. Originally from Broomall, Pennsylvania, she has a BA in physics with a minor in chemistry.  How did you get interested in materials science and engineering? What interests you the most about the field? I have been working […]

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Graduate Q&A: Shoumyo Majumdar

Shoumyo Majumdar, is a Materials Science and Engineering PhD graduate, from the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins University, under the guidance of Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff. He is from New Delhi, India and obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Biotechnology from RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, India. He has received his Master’s in […]

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Graduate Q&A: Moriah Katt

Moriah Katt recently defended her PhD in materials science and engineering, focusing on modeling the human blood-brain barrier in health and disease. Moriah is from Albany, New York, where she completed her B.S. at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Materials Engineering. How did you get interested in materials science and engineering? What interests you the most […]

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Graduate Q&A: Lakyn Mayo

Lakyn Mayo is a member of the Class of 2018. She majored in materials science and engineering with an emphasis in biomaterials.  How did you get interested in materials science and engineering? What interests you the most about the field? I was interested in this field because it combined my love for chemistry, physics, and biology. […]

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Student Q&A: Nathaniel McKeever

Nathaniel McKeever is a junior from New York, New York. He is pursuing a Peabody Double Degree in Materials Science & Engineering and Jazz Trumpet Performance.  How did you get interested in materials science and engineering? What interests you the most about the field? Materials Science & Engineering is a unique cross-section of physics, chemistry, […]

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Q&A: Maria Lugo-Fagundo

Maria Lugo-Fagundo is a senior from Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. She is Materials Science and Engineering major.  How did you get interested in materials science and engineering? What interests you the most about the field? As an incoming freshman, I always knew I wanted to pursue an engineering major. What really convinced me about Materials Science […]

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Alumni Q&A: Blake Barnett

What made you choose Johns Hopkins? To be honest, I initially chose to attend Johns Hopkins largely on strength of reputation, and the fact that it was outside of my hometown (where my only other offer came through). What makes me keep coming back as an alum is the tight-knit community in the Materials Science […]

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