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Nov
7
Wed
Annual Billig-Croft Lecture (Fall 2018)
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

David M. Van Wie, PhD, will present “Hypersonics: Back to the Future.”


hypersonicsHypersonics: Back to the Future

Hypersonics is defined as flight at speeds above Mach 5—five times the local speed of sound. Currently, there is a resurgence of interest in hypersonic systems for applications such as weapons, rapid commercial transportation, and space launch. To realize these new applications, technology advancements are needed in the areas of novel thermal protection systems, high-temperature materials, advanced guidance, navigation and control, and propulsion. For more than 60 years, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have been investigating hypersonic technologies and applications, including Frederick S. Billig’s pioneering development of scramjet engine technology. Dr. Van Wie will offer a brief history of hypersonics highlighting Dr. Billig’s contributions and will discuss ongoing technology development challenges in this area.

Oct
24
Thu
Ilene Busch-Vishniac Lecture: “Transforming Healthcare in the US: A Personal(ization) Journey”
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ilene Busch-Vishniac Lecture: "Transforming Healthcare in the US: A Personal(ization) Journey" @ The Eisenhower Room (The Johns Hopkins Club)

Winjie Tang Miao ’98, the senior executive vice president and chief experience officer for Texas Health Resources, will deliver the Ilene Busch-Vishniac Lecture on October 24, 2019.

 

“Transforming Healthcare in the US: A Personal(ization) Journey”

Why is the healthcare industry ripe for disruption? How is the transformation of healthcare going to affect our lives in the future? What are traditional and new opportunities for engineers in this new healthcare world? Join Winjie Miao as she shares insights from the health industry and her personal journey from BME to the boardroom.

 

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