News: Materials Science & Engineering

Mueller Receives NSF CAREER Award

March 7, 2014

Tim Mueller, assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected by the National Science Foundation to receive its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes the highest level of excellence and promise in early-stage scholars. The five-year grant of $400,000 will support Dr. Mueller’s work to develop and apply computational methods to predict the surface […]

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HEMI Provides Key Expertise for New Manufacturing Institute

March 4, 2014

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI) at the Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering has been selected to provide key expertise in the area of blast and ballistics for the Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Innovation (LM3I) Institute, one of two new manufacturing innovation institutes led by the Department of Defense and supported by […]

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Filippone Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

February 17, 2014

Stephen Filippone, a senior in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarships for 2014-2015. Gates Cambridge Scholarships recognize young people whose work has the potential for social/philanthropic impact by underwriting the cost of graduate degrees in any field at the University of Cambridge. […]

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Photo of woman using a bicycle-powered grain grinder in Tanzania.

Tackling the World’s Engineering Challenges

January 15, 2014

Armed with energy, knowledge and a desire to make a difference, teams of Whiting School students are traveling the globe as part of a program that matches their engineering acumen with the problems of the developing world. Under the auspices of the Global Engineering Innovation Program,  students have traveled to the riverside village of Nazaçu in […]

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Biosensor is designed to detect brain injuries occurring during heart surgery.

Biosensor Aims To Detect Brain Injuries During Heart Surgery

November 11, 2013

Johns Hopkins engineers and cardiology experts have teamed up to develop a fingernail-sized biosensor that could alert doctors when serious brain injury occurs during heart surgery. By doing so, the device could help doctors devise new ways to minimize brain damage or begin treatment more quickly. In the Nov. 11 issue of the journal Chemical […]

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