News: Awards and Accomplishments

PhD candidate Karthik Menon wins inaugural Mark O. Robbins Prize in High-Performance Computing

June 2, 2021

Karthik Menon, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded the inaugural Mark O. Robbins Prize in High-Performance Computing. The Robbins prize was instigated in 2020 to recognize outstandingly talented PhD students who reflect Dr. Robbins contributions to computational science and engineering. A member of the Flow Physics and Computation Lab […]

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Joseph Katz receives ASTFE Thermal Fluids Engineering Award

May 31, 2021

Joseph Katz, William F. Ward Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Thermal Fluids Engineering Award by the American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE). He was presented with the award at the 2021 ASTFE Conference, held May 26-28 online. The award recognizes substantial contributions […]

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Aaditya Rau named Goldwater Scholar

April 19, 2021

Rau, a third-year engineering mechanics major, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for his research and achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Hopkins ventilator robot wins top prize at UK Robotics Week Challenge

February 5, 2021

A robotic system created by a team from Johns Hopkins University won the top prize in an international robotics challenge focused on developing solutions for the COVID-19 health crisis and future global pandemics. “Telerobotics for Remote Control of Medical Equipment in Contagious Environments” won the Best Innovation Award at the inaugural Medical Robotics for Contagious […]

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KT Ramesh receives DYMAT’s John Rinehart Award

February 2, 2021

KT Ramesh, Alonzo G. Decker, Jr. Professor of Science and Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins, and the director of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, has been selected to receive DYMAT’s John Rinehart Award. Awarded every three years by the European Association for the Promotion of Research into the Dynamic Behavior of Materials […]

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Aaditya Rau wins Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA)

January 4, 2021

Engineering Mechanics junior Aaditya Rau has been awarded the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA)  for his project titled “Atomistic Simulations of Dislocation Mechanisms in Nanotwinned Ni-Mo-W Alloys.” The PURA grant is open to undergraduates from any division working with a mentor in any JHU division, center, or institute. Undergraduates can perform independent research, create a design, […]

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