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  •     On September 8th, 2018 a group of Materials Science students entered the races; the Hampdenfest toilet-bowl races. Led by third year grad student, Adam Peters, the DMSE students team entitled the Poo-Jays went on to win third place overall and the Best Use of Materials award in the 2018 Hampdenfest toilet-bowl races! While…

  •     As part of an international collaboration between Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and imec, each year 3 to 5 JHU students spend their summer in imec’s labs working on joint research projects. (The photo above showcases the 2018 IRES student interns. From left to right: Ariel Slepyan, Jaynie Criscione, Rayyan Gorashi, Dante Navarro, and…

  • During graduation, many speculate to what made them decide on the school and major that they chose. As we celebrate all of our materials science and engineering graduates in the Class of 2018, we talked to six recent graduates to find out what made them choose materials science at Johns Hopkins. AJ Bizub I applied…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Fellowships allow recipients to study, teach, and conduct research abroad.

  •   PhD candidate Suhas Eswarappa Prameela has received the Engaged Scholar Graduate Student Award from the JHU center for Social Concern. Suhas works in Professor Tim Weihs lab and was nominated for this award by people from different departments across campus, including three DMSE faculty members: professors Tim Weihs, Evan Ma, and Patricia McGuiggan. “I…

  • Undergraduate Beatriz Medeiros has been awarded the prestigious Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) internship. The program, sponsored by the Army Research Office, aims to prove undergraduate students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in science and engineering research for the army. Throughout the internship, Beatriz will be able to continue working on the…

  • Recent PhD, Jennifer Dailey, has accepted a position as a Congressional Science Fellow. The fellowship, offered by American Physical Society (APS), will run from September through August of the next year. Jennifer will be among the 200 – 300 fellows that will work in congressional offices in Washington, DC.