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Tiny structures generate powerful beams for enhanced optical imaging

January 20, 2021

Even the smallest molecule can tell a big story. For instance, observing a single molecule can throw light on underlying biological processes in the human body. In fact, molecular imaging procedures—which are noninvasive and painless—are being used to diagnose and manage the treatment of COVID-19, cancer, heart disease, and other serious health conditions. One of […]

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MechE faculty win 2020 Discovery Awards

December 11, 2020

Altogether, the winning project teams—chosen from 274 proposals—include 136 individuals representing 11 Johns Hopkins entities. Two awarded projects include faculty from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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Rajat Mittal named 2021 ASME Freeman Scholar

December 8, 2020

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has named Rajat Mittal, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, as the recipient of the 2021 Freeman Scholar Award. Given annually to a person of significant expertise in fluids engineering, Mittal won the award in recognition of his pioneering work on immersed boundary methods, which played […]

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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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Under pressure

June 3, 2020

Material inspired by coral may help create safer implants that can regenerate and reinforce themselves in a response to stress.

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