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Ted Poehler

Whiting School mourns the death of Ted Poehler

December 12, 2016

Theodore “Ted” Poehler, who served the Johns Hopkins University community for more than six decades in a number of important roles—including as Vice Provost for Research and as a faculty member in our Department of Materials Science and Engineering—died on December 11 at the age of 81.

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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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Michael Falk chairs American Physical Society’s Committee on LGBT Issues

April 19, 2016

Michael Falk, a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, chaired the American Physical Society’s ad-hoc Committee on LGBT Issues. Formed in 2014, the committee was charged with advising the APS on the current status of LGBT issues in physics, providing recommendations for greater inclusion, and engaging physicists in laying the foundation for a […]

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