News: Civil Engineering

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Civil’s Michael Shields to receive NSF CAREER Award

January 24, 2017

Michael D. Shields, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, has been chosen by the National Science Foundation for its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.

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Cubed meteorite sample on a fingertip.

HEMI: Artistic Interpretation

December 2, 2016

Jay Gould, a professor of photography at the Maryland Institute College of Art, traded his Mount Vernon studio for space in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Malone Hall in 2016 as the first Artist-in-Residence for the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute. The result: A large-scale art exhibit including photographs that depict the artist’s interpretation of extreme materials.

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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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Civil’s Somnath Ghosh and WSE host 2016 IUTAM symposium

June 29, 2016

This year’s International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics‘ Symposium on Integrated Computational Structure-Material Modeling of Deformation and Failure under Extreme Conditions was hosted by the Whiting School of Engineering and held in downtown Baltimore from June 20 through  22. Co-sponsored by the United States Association for Computational Mechanics, this event brought together international experts in the field […]

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Student working on Design Day project

EDUCATION: Engineering students put finishing touches on design projects

May 2, 2016

It’s crunch time across the Whiting School of Engineering, as students labor—sometimes around the clock—in laboratories and design spaces to put the finishing touches on projects ranging from a small hovering aircraft that can land in a tree branch as effortlessly as a bird to a hand-held device that enables breast cancer treatment in rural […]

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Alumni Weekend 2016

April 8, 2016

Johns Hopkins University welcomes back its alumni at Alumni Weekend 2016. It’s all about reconnecting with friends. Between Quad Fest, the first open-air festival on Keyser Quad, faculty lectures, tours, panels and Saturday’s big Homecoming game (Go Hop! Beat the Buckeyes!), we know your schedule is jam-packed. So we’re reminding you to stop by the […]

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