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Johns Hopkins awards $75K grants to support work of 34 early-career scholars

August 3, 2016

Thirty-four early-career faculty members from across Johns Hopkins University—a diverse group that includes experts in anthropology, cosmology, cardiology, and other fields—have been selected to receive 2016 Catalyst Awards. The honor is accompanied by a $75,000 grant for their research and creative endeavors. The cohort will also participate in mentoring sessions and opportunities organized to connect […]

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Device could make it easier for combat medics to open life-saving airways

July 28, 2016

When a battlefield explosion injures a soldier’s face or neck, the critical air passage to the lungs can become blocked, which can lead to brain damage and death within minutes. To help treat these types of injuries, a team of WSE biomedical engineering undergraduate students has designed a low-cost, low-tech device dubbed CricSpike that may boost […]

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ACS holds special symposium to honor DoGEE’s Alan Stone

July 22, 2016

A special symposium will honor Alan T. Stone, professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, at the the 252nd American Chemical Society Meeting, to be held August 21 through 25 in Philadelphia. The three-day symposium—“Aquatic Chemistry: Interfaces of Organic, Inorganic and Surface Chemistry in Natural and Engineered Systems”—is being organized by several of Alan’s […]

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ChemBE’s Michael Bevan elected ACS Fellow

July 22, 2016

The American Chemical Society has elected Michael Bevan, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, to its 2016 class of Fellows. The fellows program began in 2009 as a way to recognize and honor ACS members for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and ACS. Bevan and 56 other […]

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ChemBE’s Jeff Gray wins AIChE’s Himmelblau Award

July 13, 2016

Jeffrey Gray, professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers’ David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education. This prestigious award is bestowed annually by AIChE’s Computing & Systems Technology Division to a person or group making new […]

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Civil’s Schafer creates Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative

July 8, 2016

With support from the National Science Foundation, Benjamin W. Schafer, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering has created the Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative. This multi-year industry-academic partnership is dedicated to innovation in the application, modeling, and design of building floors and roofs utilizing structural systems with steel. Its goal is to advance the seismic […]

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City school students explore engineering in two summer camps at Barclay School

July 5, 2016

In two innovative summer programs offered through the partnership between the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and Barclay Elementary/Middle School and held at Barclay last week, Baltimore area students explored everything from computer programming and video game design to how to engineer a package that will keep ice cream cold as it travels from […]

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