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chemical engineering

Going platinum
Published Spring 2018
Hopkins engineer has come up with a technique to make fuel cells for electric cars cheaper and more effective: coating inexpensive cobalt with a layer of platinum atoms 100,000 times thinner than a strand of hair / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Efficient electricity
Gilded age of electric cars?
Published March 24, 2018
Technique makes electric cars more efficient and cost-effective, helping accelerate movement away from fossil fuels
Biochemical engineering
Soft 'smart' robots?
Published March 24, 2018
DNA trigger causes hydrogels to change shape, a new way to create robots that don't rely on wires or batteries
Gagnon gets NSF award
Published March 24, 2018
Engineering professor's Early CAREER Award will support development of inexpensive, portable biosensors
Engineering's Schulman receives NSF's early-stage career honor
Published March 24, 2018 Video
Her lab seeks new method for assembling connections between nanoscale device terminals