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Gianna Valentino receives award at TMS conference

March 27, 2017

PhD student Gianna Valentino, who is advised by Professor Kevin Hemker, was awarded second place for her poster, “Development and Characterization of Sputter Deposited Nickel-Molybdenum-Tungsten Thin Films for High Temperature Metal MEMS Applications” in the Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Materials symposium at The Minerals, Metals, and Materials (TMS) annual conference in San Diego, California. Gianna […]

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Dhruv Vig Awarded Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant from Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund

June 24, 2016

Three Whiting School of Engineering researchers have received grants from the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund. Sharon Gerecht, Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and associate director of the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, and Warren Grayson, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical […]

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PhD Student Ahmed Hussein Receives Highly Competitive National Research Council Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

August 24, 2015

Congratulations to ME PhD student Ahmed Hussein, who has received a highly competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the National Research Council Research Associateship Program (NRC RAP). The program is administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, which aims to provide post­doctoral awards for recent PhD graduates to be used to conduct independent research […]

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Senior Design Students Create a Tamper-proof Pill Bottle to Curb Misuse

June 23, 2015

You can whack it with a hammer, attack it with a drill, even stab it with a screwdriver. But try as you might, you won’t be able to tamper with a high-tech pill dispenser designed by mechanical engineering students at Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering. Which is exactly the point. The U.S. Centers […]

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Nineteen Students Receive 2015 Mechanical Engineering Awards at Convocation

May 19, 2015

Congratulations to the following members of the Mechanical Engineering Department who were recognized at the 26th Annual Whiting School of Engineering Convocation Awards ceremony on May 4th. These students and aides have helped further the mission of not only the Mechanical Engineering Department, but of the Whiting School of Engineering and Johns Hopkins University as well.  […]

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Engineering By Design – A Look at Mechanical Engineering’s Senior Design Course

April 23, 2015

Engineering by Design Since its inception in 1986 by Professor William Sharpe, Jr., Senior Design has been the pinnacle of the Johns Hopkins University Mechanical Engineering student’s academic career. The course, which requires collaboration between the students and industry partners, provides students the opportunity to get some real-world experience while remaining in the academic setting. […]

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