MechE Force Fall 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:
An Electric Finding
Noah Cowan and his team have successfully designed and tested a new system that could be used to help researchers and naturalists collect valuable environmental and wildlife data.
Charles Meneveau, the Louis M. Sardella Professor in Mechanical Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Watch to learn more about his pioneering research in turbulence and fluid mechanics.
Physics, Fluids and Bubbles
Rui Ni, a new assistant professor of mechanical engineering, aims to deepen our understanding of fluid dynamics from a physicists’s perspective.
Hack Your Life
Students from Johns Hopkins Mechanical Engineering and Maryland Institute College of Art team up for a semester-long, multidisciplinary design challenge.
Driving Innovation at Ford: Alum Q&A with Nia Harrison
Nia Harrison, BS ’00, Program Management Supervisor at Ford Motor Company, discusses her experiences at Johns Hopkins, her current role, and her advice for young engineers.
- Interdisciplinary Hopkins team wins NSF funds to build soft robots
- Chen Li named recipient of Beckman Young Investigator Award
- Jeff Wang wins Johns Hopkins Discovery Award
- Ishan Barman and Jaafar El-Awady earn Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards
- PhD students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
- Soojung Claire Hur receives inaugural Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM2D Scholars Award
- Jeff Wang awarded NIH grant for single-cell bacterial diagnostics
- Noah Cowan awarded NIH grants to study spatial representations in the brain
- Sean Sun receives Schmidt Sciences Nascent Innovation Grant
- David Kraemer receives Excellence in Teaching Award
- PhD student Santosh Paidi named 2018 recipient of SLAS Graduate Education Fellowship Grant
- Engineering for a cause: Undergrad students build scooter for child with cerebral palsy
- Lessons learned in ROTC position Hopkins senior for success
- Kevin Hemker takes office as 2018 TMS president
- Two Hopkins undergrads selected as Brooke Owens Fellows
- Johns Hopkins again among top 10 in annual ‘U.S. News’ rankings of best colleges
In Other News
- Instrumental Design: Engineering students build banjos from scratch
- Undergrads dive into a summer of Hopkins research through NSF REU program
- New Doctor of Engineering program designed with the needs of working professionals in mind
- Hopkins engineers use digital tools to tackle concussion impact research
- Hopkins researchers develop method to increase the flexibility and stretchability of piezoelectric materials
- Wind power’s smooth operators