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Remote control for COVID-19 patient ventilators

August 17, 2020

A new robotic system designed by researchers from Johns Hopkins University’s Laboratory for Computational Sensing & Robotics may help hospitals preserve protective gear, limit staff exposure to COVID-19, and provide more time for clinical work.

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Roaches and robots shake it to traverse tricky terrain

June 25, 2020

Animals in their natural environments effortlessly switch up their movements to hunt, escape from predators, and travel with their packs every day. By chasing cockroaches through an obstacle course and studying their movements, the Johns Hopkins engineers discovered that animals’ movement transitions corresponded to overcoming potential energy barriers and that they can jitter around to […]

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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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Message from the Head: Spring 2020

April 27, 2020

Welcome to the Spring 2020 issue of MechE Force! I am pleased to share with you a snapshot of our many activities and accomplishments in the last several months and what’s ahead. To see some of what we accomplished as a department last year, watch our 2019 Year in Review Video.  I am happy to tell […]

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