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Honing breast cancer detection

June 15, 2017

Ishan Barman, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is combining imaging, spectroscopy, and machine learning techniques to help doctors accurately detect early signs of breast cancer.

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Prof. Sung Hoon Kang to Research 3D Printing for Artery Conduits

January 9, 2017

Congratulations to Prof. Sung Hoon Kang who, as part of an interdisciplinary team, has received NIH funding to explore the utilization of 3D printing to design and develop a novel right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit that increases its size via tailored self-unfolding. Right ventricle–to–pulmonary artery (RV-PA) conduits are frequently used as a surgical palliative treatment for a variety of congenital heart diseases […]

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Mech E Force Winter 2016 E-Newsletter Now Available

December 19, 2016

MechE Force is an e-newsletter distributed to students, alumni, and friends of the JHU Mechanical Engineering Department. We recently published our fourth issue, which can be found in its entirety by clicking here. In this issue: A Message from Professor Louis Whitcomb, Mechanical Engineering Department Chair HEMI: Articstic Interpretation – KT Ramesh and HEMI showcase research in partnership with MICA. […]

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Prof. KT Ramesh and Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute Showcase Research Via Artistic Interpretation

December 2, 2016

Jay Gould, a professor of photography at the Maryland Institute College of Art, traded his Mount Vernon studio for space in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Malone Hall in 2016 as the first Artist-in-Residence for the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute. The result: A large-scale art exhibit including photographs that depict the artist’s interpretation of extreme materials.

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Prof. Kevin Hemker, Dr. Kelvin Xie, and Team Publish Groundbreaking Research Regarding Breaking the Icosahedra in Boron Carbide

October 19, 2016

Congratulations to Prof. Kevin Hemker and Dr. Kelvin Xie as well as their teammates from Caltech and The University of Sydney on the publication of their paper, “Breaking the Icosahedra in Boron Carbide.” The manuscript elaborates on how the team employed a state-of-art characterization technique – Laser-assisted Atom Probe Tomography, to unravel the atomic structure […]

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Professor Rajat Mittal Receives E²SHI Seed Grant to Model New Approaches to Ventilate and Reduce Energy Consumption in Buildings

August 24, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Rajat Mittal and postdoctoral scholar Neda Yaghoobian, who, along with teammate Ciaran Harman, (Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering), have received a seed grant from the Environment, Energy, Sustainability and Health Institute (E²SHI).  Their project will look to termite mounds as inspiration in modeling new approaches for ventilation and reducing energy consumption in buildings. E²SHI’s seed […]

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Dr. Jeremy Brown to Join MechE Faculty in Summer 2017

July 7, 2016

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jeremy D. Brown, who will join the Whiting School of Engineering in summer 2017 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, a member of the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, and a part of the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics. Brown is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for Academic […]

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Mech E Force Summer 2016 E-Newsletter Now Available

July 1, 2016

MechE Force is an e-newsletter distributed to students, alumni, and friends of the JHU Mechanical Engineering Department. We recently published our fourth issue, which can be found in its entirety by clicking here. In this issue: A Message from Professor Louis Whitcomb, Mechanical Engineering Department Chair Blowin’ in the Wind  – Rajat Mittal’s computer model helps golfers tackle wicked […]

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