Students Showcase Robots that Fly, Swim, Fetch, and Drive

Students in Prof. Louis Whitcomb's graduate-level Robot Systems Programming course showcase their knowledge with their end-of-year projects.

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Up Close & Personal: Evaluating the Mechanics of Cancerous Cells

Professor Yun Chen and her Lab of Mechanochemistry And Functional Imaging Applications are developing imaging methods to look at the anatomy of cancer cells and to measure their mechanical properties.

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Professor Rajat Mittal Speaks to The New Yorker about Flows in Relation to the Butterfly Stroke

Prof. Rajat Mittal speaks about the mechanics & physics of complex flows as they apply to the most challenging of swimming strokes, the butterfly.

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2016 Senior Design Day

Mechanical Engineering's annual exhibition gives students a chance to show off creative, practical solutions to real-world problems.

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Maneuvering the Terrain: Professor Chen Li Explores Relationship Between Biology and Robotics

Research in terradynamics used to develop mobile robots that can better move through cluttered areas.

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Prof. Rajat Mittal Studies Crickets’ Aerial Acrobatics in Hopes of Building Better Robots

Research hopes to help to pave the way for a new generation of small but skillful jumping robots.

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A Farewell to Andrea

We take a look back on Professor Andrea Prosperetti's 31-year career here at Johns Hopkins University and wish him well as he continues his academic journey at the University of Houston.

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Upcoming Events

3:00 pm Department of Mechanical Enginee... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Department of Mechanical Enginee... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“The Mechanical Aspect of Noncovalent Chemical Bonds” Presented by Professor Shoujun Xu Department of Chemistry, University of Houston Noncovalent bonds play a key role in molecular recognition during many biological functions. Compared to other types[...]
3:00 pm Department of Mechanical Enginee... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Department of Mechanical Enginee... @ 210 Hodson Hall
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Hypersonic boundary-layer transition measurements in a shock tunnel using high-speed visualization techniques” Presented by Professor Stuart Laurence Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland The transition to turbulence of the boundary layers on the surface[...]
8:00 am Academy Industry Bridge Event @ The Foundery
Academy Industry Bridge Event @ The Foundery
Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
If you would like a job in the field of Manufacturing, on the engineering or business side, join the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland and several Baltimore universities at the Academy Industry Bridge Event at The[...]
all-day Stanley Black & Decker Power You...
Stanley Black & Decker Power You...
Oct 28 – Oct 30 all-day
Stanley Black & Decker Power Your Outdoor Life JHU Hackathon
Power Your Outdoor Life at the Stanley Black & Decker JHU Total Innovation Hackathon Organize Your Team. Build a powerhouse team by combining teammates w/ electrical, mechanical and business majors and register at on Oct. 13th.[...]
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