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Design days

Students invent quieter leaf blower
Published May 14, 2024
Patent-pending design by Hopkins undergrads could be available in stores within two years
Electrical Engineering
Sparking hope for migraine relief
Published April 29, 2024
Johns Hopkins electrical engineering students are developing a device targeting the root cause of chronic headaches
Mechanical engineering
Students aim to take the bite out of noisy dental drills
Published April 29, 2024
Mechanical engineering majors at Johns Hopkins created a device that dampens the din of dental drills during procedures
Easy EKG for a chimpanzee
Published April 26, 2024
Whiting School undergraduates created PulseApe: a primate-friendly trapeze bar fitted with EKG sensors to capture the chimps' heart activity while they play and swing
Design day
Solving puzzles for prey at the Maryland Zoo
Published April 26, 2024
Johns Hopkins undergraduate engineers bring the thrill of the hunt to bobcats Kilgore and Josie with their high-tech take on the classic 'Whac-A-Mole' arcade game
Student team competes in national hydropower challenge
Published April 25, 2024
Johns Hopkins students' multidisciplinary, fish-friendly design aims to unlock untapped energy source
Environmental Engineering
Student engineers flex their mussels to fight nutrient pollution
Published April 25, 2024
A team of undergraduates partnered with Baltimore City to clean up Back River and the Patapsco
Design Day
Student engineers empower independence
Published April 28, 2023
On Design Day, mechanical engineering students will present their system allowing blind people to manufacture their own canes. Set for Tuesday, May 2, the annual event showcases students' research and prototypes providing solutions to real-world problems.
Student life
Students wrap up Design Day projects
Published April 29, 2022
Students finalize their projects—including an edible tortilla tape, an odorous elephant enrichment device, and others—ahead of the annual Design Day engineering showcase May 3
Design Day
AI-powered board game can help reduce social isolation in older adults
Published April 28, 2022
The game is styled after Hasbro's 'Guess Who?' and features a virtual opponent who can carry on conversations