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Students tackle wide range of problems at 2017 Senior Design Day

May 11, 2017

Senior Design is more than just a two-semester course offered at Johns Hopkins University. For mechanical engineering students, it’s a unique chance to apply what they’ve learned in their program to solve real-world problems that matter. In the class, students, working in small teams, tackle specific design challenges presented by industry, government, and non-profit organizations. […]

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Students and faculty honored at 25th Annual Whiting School of Engineering Convocation

May 11, 2017

The Whiting School of Engineering recognized outstanding students, faculty and staff at its 25th annual Convocation Awards ceremony on Monday, May 8. Congratulations to the mechanical engineering students and faculty member who received awards: Cora Dimmig ’17, Sina Fahimi Hanzaei ’18 Winners of American Society of Mechanical Engineers Award for outstanding effort and accomplishment on […]

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ME Department staff members nominated for the 2017 Whiting School of Engineering’s Staff Recognition Awards

May 5, 2017

Four ME Department staff members were nominated for the 2017 Whiting School of Engineering’s Staff Recognition Awards: Bess Bieluczyk (HEMI), Shawna O’Brien (ME), Deana Santoni (ME), and Cynthia Larichiuta (ME/Senior Design/Machine Shop).   At the WSE Staff Recognition Awards Luncheon on May 4, 2017, Bess Bieluczyk was awarded the Excellence Award and Shawna O’Brien was awarded […]

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The 34th Annual Alexander Graham Christie Lecture

May 1, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 3:00PM – 4:00PM, 210 Hodson Hall “Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen at Rice University: Lessons learned in the early years” Link to view Lecture: https://jh.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=77b7cf5e-aba5-4479-a262-8a061a1fd112​ Presented by Professor Maria Oden Director, Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen, George R. Brown School of Engineering, Rice University In this presentation, Dr. Maria Oden will present the […]

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Piezoelectric Flag featured in Applied Energy journal

April 5, 2017

Who knew that a flag flapping in the breeze could generate energy? Professors Rajat Mittal and Sung Hoon Kang did!  They worked with postdoctoral researchers Santiago Orrego and Koroush Shoele and undergraduate researchers Andre Ruas ’18, Kyle Doran ’18, and Brett Caggiano ’18. They studied wind energy harvesting by creating a novel piezoelectric flag orientation […]

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Deana Santoni promoted to Administrative Supervisor

March 27, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to announce that Deana Santoni has been promoted to Administrative Supervisor! Deana has provided exemplary service in her 12 years with Mechanical Engineering and 19 years with Johns Hopkins University that was recognized with the 2014 Whiting School of Engineering Staff Service Award for Excellence. Other accomplishments include […]

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