News: Student Profile

Student Profile

MatSci PhD Candidate Jenna Krynicki Awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

This semester, the Department of Defense recently awarded second-year Ph.D. candidate, Jenna Krynicki, the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored by the Army, Navy, and Air Force and is awarded to individuals seeking to obtain a doctoral degree in a STEM field, who have exhibited academic excellence in STEM. […]

View full profile

Alumni Story

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 […]

View full profile

Working from home updates
Student Profile

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 […]

View full profile

Student Profile

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 […]

View full profile

Student Profile

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 […]

View full profile

Student Profile

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 […]

View full profile

Student Profile

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 […]

View full profile

Student Profile

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 […]

View full profile

Student Profile

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 […]

View full profile

Student Profile

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. […]

View full profile

Back to top