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Ready to launch: Johns Hopkins students tackle annual engineering challenge

December 12, 2014

Freshman mechanical engineering students from the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering engaged in a fierce but fun competition, a challenge that has become an annual rite of passage: the Mousetraps and Rubber Bands contest. Held in early December on the stage at Shriver Hall, the contest—the final assignment in their Freshman Experiences in Mechanical […]

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Barb Adamson Promoted to Administrative Coordinator

November 14, 2014

Congratulations to Barb Adamson, who has been promoted to the position of Administrative Coordinator. Over the past year Barb has expanded her responsibilities supporting our faculty and department and earned this well-deserved promotion. Please join us in congratulating Barb and wishing her continued success at Johns Hopkins University!

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ME Department Welcomes Stefanos Papanikolaou!

November 4, 2014

The Mechanical Engineering Department is pleased to welcome Stefanos Papanikolaou as an Assistant Research Professor. He comes to JHU from Yale University, where he was Associate Research Scientist in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Physics. While at JHU, he also will be working as an untenured-research professor with HEMI. His office is located […]

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Mechanical Engineering Department Welcomes New Faculty

October 27, 2014

Sung Hoon Kang will join the ME faculty as a tenure-track Assistant Professor on January 1, 2015. Dr. Kang is presently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering at Harvard University. He is currently appointed as an Assistant Research Professor in ME through December 31, 2014 to facilitate starting up his research. His […]

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Article on Illuminating Spectroscopic Nanoprobes for Cancer Diagnosis by Assistant Professor Ishan Barman and Dr. Ming Li Published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition

October 23, 2014

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ishan Barman and his postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Ming Li, on being published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Their article, titled “Shedding Light on the Extinction-Enhancement Duality in Gold Nanostar-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy,” will appear in the upcoming print issue and is currently available online. “Shedding Light on the Extinction-Enhancement Duality in Gold […]

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PhD Student Ahmed Hussein Wins Best Poster at MMM 2014

October 10, 2014

Congratulations to Ahmed Hussein, a 4th year PhD student in Prof. El-Awady‘s research group for winning a best poster award for his poster on “Dislocation Pattern Evolution and Strain Hardening in FCC Metals through Discrete Dislocation Dynamics Simulations” at the 7th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling (MMM 2014) held October 6-10th in Berkeley, CA.  The […]

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Mechanical Engineering Doctoral Student Named Siebel Scholar

October 8, 2014

Congratulations to Mert Ankarali, a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering PhD student, on being named one of five Siebel Scholars for 2015! Ankarali hails from Ankara, Turkey and is working with faculty advisor Noah Cowan. His research looks to discover the rules by which the human nervous system controls rhythmic dynamic behaviors, focusing specifically on the control-systems […]

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Senior Design Project Receives Honorable Mention at MHSRS

September 26, 2014

The 2014 Senior Design team sponsored by the JHU Military & Veterans Health Institute and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center received an Honorable mention at the Military Health System Research Symposium in late August. The team, consisting of Joshua Charest, Andrew Frazier, Matthew Jorgensen and Michael Leddy was challenged with providing a way for […]

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