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  • There are a lot of rules about what you can and can’t wear before Memorial Day but DMSE alumna, and sustainable business owner Lauren Choi is working to ensure sustainability is fashionable in any season. Choi started The New Norm team as part of her senior design project in 2020 and after creating a machine…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  •   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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • What made you choose Johns Hopkins? I chose Johns Hopkins because I wanted to go to a school with a name globally recognized for its outstanding engineering programs. I fell in love with the campus the second I saw it, and I knew that Johns Hopkins was the perfect place to get involved in meaningful…