News: Awards and Accomplishments

Ryan Hurley and Rui Ni receive 2020 Space@Hopkins Seed Grant

September 14, 2020

Ryan Hurley and Rui Ni, assistant professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, have been awarded a 2020 Space@Hopkins Seed Grant. In their proposal, titled  “Electrostatically-Charged Contact Mechanics in Lunar and Martian Dust Environments,” the pair aims to create novel proof-of-concept experiments with the specific goal of relating particle roughness and charging to cohesion and […]

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Hopkins Design, Build, Fly team finishes strong in AIAA International Competition

June 9, 2020

The Johns Hopkins University Design, Build, Fly team placed 17th out of 101 universities in the 24th annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design Build Fly (AIAA DBF) competition. The AIAA DBF competition challenges engineering students to design, build, and fly an unmanned, electric powered, radio controlled airplane which can best meet a specified mission […]

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Soojung Claire Hur receives Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award

May 19, 2020

  Soojung Claire Hur, the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, was selected by The Hartwell Foundation to receive a 2019 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award. The award helps researchers pursue innovative, early-stage biomedical research with the potential to benefit children of the United States. Hur is one of 12 recipients, representing 11 U.S. […]

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