MechE Force Winter 2018 E-Newsletter now available
MechE Force is an e-newsletter distributed to students, alumni, and friends of the JHU Mechanical Engineering Department. We recently published our Winter 2018 issue, which can be found in its entirety by clicking here.
In this issue:
A custom gift for the holidays
Through Baltimore nonprofit V-LINC, a group of Johns Hopkins mechanical engineers make one family’s holidays a little brighter.
A super strong alloy
The technological future of everything from cars and jet engines to the gadgets, appliances, and public utilities constituting the Internet of Things will depend on microscopic sensors.
New Faculty: SJ Claire Hur
New faculty member Soojung Claire Hur is using her engineering expertise to build better tools for cancer research.
Honing Breast Cancer Detection
Ishan Barman is combining imaging, spectroscopy, and machine learning techniques to help doctors accurately detect early signs of breast cancer.
- Alumnus Alex Villa named to the 2018 Forbes “30 Under 30” list
- John Staehlin ’61 was awarded the Hoover Medal from ASME
- Xiang Yang, PhD ’16 receives 2017 Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics
- Vicky Nguyen appointed the Marlin U. Zimmerman, Jr. Faculty Scholar
- K.T. Ramesh named 2017 Fellow by the American Academy of Mechanics
- Hopkins Baja team competes in 2017 SAE Illinois
- Johns Hopkins team gets $1M grant to explore intricacies of bat navigation
- Johns Hopkins Engineering ranked among nation’s best undergraduate engineering schools by U.S. News & World Report
- Sarah Friedrich named a 2018 Siebel Scholar
- Sung Hoon Kang to receive AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award
- Ishan Barman to receive NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
- Chen Li to receive Young Investigator Program award from Army Research Office
- Graduate student Santosh Paidi wins Tomas A. Hirschfeld Award
- PhD students George Weber and Steven Lavenstein win Best Poster awards
- Graduate students Karthik Menon and Mengze Wang receive Prosperetti Travel Awards
In Other News
- Ryan Hurley joins the Johns Hopkins Department of Mechanical Engineering
- PhD student Anu Kaushik selected to attend Global Young Scientists Summit 2018
- Ready to launch: Design competition challenges students to build a device that launches a foam football in the air
- Advanced computing center boosts research at Johns Hopkins