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Kevin Adams Promoted to Academic Program Coordinator

July 2, 2014

Congratulations to staff member Kevin Adams, who was promoted to Academic Program Coordinator on July 1, 2014. Kevin has taken on increasingly complex roles and responsibilities in the Mechanical Engineering academic administration and has performed admirably and with a smile.  We look forward to Kevin’s continual development of his role as we deepen our commitment […]

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Dr. Iulian Iordachita Promoted to Associate Research Professor

June 30, 2014

Dr. Iulian Iordachita has been promoted to Associate Research Professor, effective July 1, 2014, by the Department, Dean Schlesinger, and the Homewood Academic Council.   Dr. Iordachita, a Senior Member of the IEEE, came to JHU in 2004 in the JHU Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology and the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics.  […]

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Dr. Vicky Nguyen Promoted to Associate Professor

June 30, 2014

Professor Thao (Vicky) Nguyen was promoted Associate Professor with Tenure, effective July 1, 2014.  This much-deserved promotion recognizes Professor Nguyen’s outstanding contributions in her research, teaching, mentoring, and service to ME, WSE, JHU, and the broader international research community.

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Andrea Prosperetti Awarded Modesto Panetti e Carlo Ferrari Prize

June 30, 2014

Professor Andrea Prosperetti has been awarded the Modesto Panetti e Carlo Ferrari Prize for Applied Mechanics from the Academy of Sciences in Torino, Italy; the academy noted that Professor Prosperetti is “an international reference point, not only for the theoretical analysis of the formation of bubbles and their dynamic evolution but also for the formulation […]

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Dr. David Kraemer Promoted to Associate Teaching Professor

June 30, 2014

  Dr. David Kraemer, JHU Civil Eng. Ph.D. 2001, was promoted to Associate Teaching Professor. He is consulting with a small start-up company that is developing a wave-energy device; however, he has focused his career on undergraduate engineering education. Dr. Kraemer’s teaching interests include dynamic systems and instrumentation, numerical methods, fluid mechanics, and renewable energy.

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International Society for Neuroethology’s Young Investigator Award

June 1, 2014

Mechanical Engineering Postdoc Sarah Stamper was awarded the International Society for Neuroethology’s Young Investigator Award. This prestigious award recognizes “…early post-doctoral fellows who have shown outstanding promise and have already made a significant research contribution in neuroethology.” She will report her work in a special lecture at the ISN’s annual meeting in July in Sapporo, Japan

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1st Annual Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Retreat: Poster Competition

May 15, 2014

Mechanical Engineering postdocs David Murphy and Sarah Stamper placed second and third, respectively, in the poster competition for the 1st Annual Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Retreat held on May 16, 2014. David’s poster examined how tiny droplets of oil can be ejected into the atmosphere by raindrops splashing onto an oil slick on the sea. Sarah’s […]

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HEMI partners with Morgan State

May 8, 2014

Johns Hopkins University and Morgan State University have joined forces in a new collaborative educational program designed to combine the strengths of both institutions to benefit their students and faculty members, as well as the fields of science and engineering. The Extreme Science Internships program will build a bridge between talented science and engineering students at Morgan […]

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Sea Sentinels Signal Ocean Changes

May 6, 2014

  Ethereal and remarkably beautiful, sea butterflies (L. helicina) are curious marine creatures that have evolved to have a unique—and somewhat bizarre—approach to swimming. They use wing-like lobes called parapodia to “fly” vertically through the water column to reach nutrient-rich waters, escape predators, and find mates. Their snail-like shells create a weight imbalance that gives sea butterflies […]

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