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Allen Wang (’07) Awarded Prestigious Johnson Medal

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology and Department of Materials Science and Engineering alumni Allen Y. Wang (’07) was awarded the prestigious Johnson Medal for his development of a fast-acting powder to stop disruptive bleeding during surgical procedures. The award recognizes Research and Development personnel for excellence in breakthrough, innovative work aimed to benefit patients and consumers […]

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Alumni uses cooking to teach materials science on YouTube

Why did my peanut butter cookies turn out hard as rocks? Why do I have to knead bread to make it light and fluffy? Why does chicken turn white when it’s boiled but brown when it’s cooked in a pan or baked? DMSE alumni Mingyu Yang ’19 answers these food science questions—and more—as part of […]

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Translating Engineering to English with Alumna Marybeth Miceli

University teaches students to study a topic and identify gaps in the body of existing research and determine areas in need of further investigation. DMSE alumna Marybeth Miceli says using that same mindset to identify areas of the industry where her specific skills sets would come in handy not only helped her carve out a […]

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MatSci Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Farias Uses Start-Up to Produce Materials for PPE Filters

  DiPole Materials, a start-up co-founded by JHU MatSci and ECE faculty and co-lead by alumni (‘14) Stephen Farias, is producing nanofiber filter materials for PPE masks intended for essential workers including police, bus drivers, grocers. The start-up specializes in contract manufacturing and commercial development of nanomaterials for a variety of customers, helping translate their […]

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Life and Learning from Home: Updates from Students and Faculty Navigating How to Learn Online During COVID-19

  Students and faculty talk about life in quarantine, finishing the 2019/2020 academic year online, and how they’re adjusting.   Juliana Feng Junior DMSE Student “I think I’ve adjusted pretty well – I love home!” With classes meeting via Zoom at normal times, Juliana says her daily schedule hasn’t changed too much and she’s keeping […]

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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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