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civil engineering

public health
Analysis predicts U.S. counties at risk for measles outbreaks
Published May 9, 2019
New analysis predicts locations for possible future U.S. outbreaks based on international air travel, vaccination rates, population data
Climate change, superstorms, and civil engineering
Published Sept 13, 2018
Two Hopkins engineers discuss the critical importance of shoring up America's infrastructure to protect from storms like Florence
Cool beans
Student engineers show can-do attitude
Published Sept 13, 2017
Hopkins team builds life-size replica of Baltimore water taxi out of tin cans for design competition
Climate science
Breathing easier
Published June 27, 2017
Project launched by JHU grad student records Baltimore air quality data for use by researchers, policymakers
Environmental health
A prelude to Flint
Published Sept 22, 2016
Failure to learn lessons a decade earlier led to Flint water crisis, scientist Marc Edwards says
Keeping life lines open after a natural disaster
Published Aug 27, 2014
JHU team part of NSF-funded effort to keep critical community services afloat after natural disasters
Next top model?
Planning for disasters
Published Oct 28, 2013
JHU-led project aims to help region better withstand hurricanes, heat waves
Wrecking crew
Research on shaky ground
Published July 31, 2013 Video
Investigators hope man-made earthquakes lead to sturdier, safer buildings