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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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Blowin’ in the Wind: Senior Design team focuses on wind energy

May 4, 2021

The students have designed and built a miniature dual-rotor, counter-rotating wind turbine capable of harvesting more energy from the wind in a smaller space. Their design, which they tested this semester in Maryland Hall’s wind tunnel, will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Collegiate Wind Competition and be presented at the American Wind Energy Association’s CLEANPOWER virtual conference in June.

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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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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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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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