News: Student Stories

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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Hopkins Baja Racing Team Places 8th in Competition

April 20, 2015

During the weekend of April 18th-19th, the Johns Hopkins Baja team competed in the first of two competitions this season in Auburn, Alabama. The team, consisting of primarily underclassmen improved immensely over last years finish and earned their highest placing yet.  With a race strategy of less drama and more laps, the team raced to […]

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Team of Undergraduate Engineering Students Win Social Venture Competition at Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

March 17, 2015

Miguel Dias ’17, Samantha (Yu) Wang ’17 and Yadel Okorie ’17 were announced winners of the 2015 Social Venture Challenge at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference, for their project Bright Energy Africa (BEA)—a social enterprise that works to convert agricultural waste into fuel briquettes. The group received $5,000 in seed funding, the […]

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