Recent News

  •   Dear WSE faculty and staff, I am delighted to share with you the news that Howard Katz, a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, effective July 1, succeeding Jonah Erlebacher. I know you share my deep appreciation and…

  •   This has been an incredibly challenging year for all members of our community. The recent police-related killings of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and countless other Black Americans have highlighted and underscored the persistent racial discrimination in policing across the country. Protests and demonstrations have sprung up nationwide and across the…

  • 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 herself…

  •   The Whiting School and Johns Hopkins University’s approach to the COVID-19 epidemic is guided by our commitment to the safety and security of our community, our constituents, and our visitors. With that, we have determined it is prudent to cancel or postpone any Whiting sponsored events or activities, on or off campus, that involve…

  • Recently, DMSE professor Howard Katz traveled to Haifa, Israel where he gave a plenary lecture at the 2nd Annual Conference on Chemical Sensors for Wearable Devices. In its second year, the Annual Chemical Sensors for Wearable Devices conference is hosted by The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and brings together researchers and experts representing…

  • Professor Evan Ma co-authors a Nature Review Materials article, to review the science and applications of phase- change materials in electronic memory devices and neuro-inspired computing.   NRM-PCM(2019) online Jan 7 (002)

  • Please follow the steps below: 1.) Fill out the attached form below and return it Ellen Libao ([email protected]) in Maryland Hall 206B once completed. DMSE_Employee Information Form 2.) Go to the website below and complete steps one and two. Once completed please bring the GREEN confirmation of employment slip from student employment to Ellen Libao…

  •   Dr. Orla Wilson was selected for the George E. Owen Teaching Award which will be presented at the Dean of Student Life Leadership Awards next week. Accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff leaders are celebrated at the Student Leadership Awards, and with numerous nominations the selection committee is honored to present Dr. Orla Wilson…

  • Inaugural DELTA grant recipients will receive up to $75,000 to develop, implement, and evaluate their proposed projects.

  • Last year, Professor Timothy Weihs was awarded a Fulbright award to participate in a 12 month sabbatical to New Zealand’s University of Canterbury. Since January, the professor and his family have resided in New Zealand. With almost half of his time in New Zealand over, the professor took time to answer a few questions and…

  •   Materials Science and Engineering Achievement Award – Eric Rothchild This award is given for outstanding achievement by a graduating senior in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Robert B. Pond, Sr. Achievement Award – AJ Bizub, Grace Hao The Robert B. Pond, Sr. Achievement Award is given to the graduating senior in the…