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Engineering

Collegiate Inventors Competition
Hopkins team among finalists
Published Sept 13, 2022 Video
The team developed a simpler and more comfortable brace to treat kids born with clubfoot
An engineering thrill ride
Published May 20, 2022
City school students learn ups and downs of engineering during roller coaster contest held Saturday
Whiting School, Applied Physics Lab launch multimillion-dollar SURPASS initiative
Published March 29, 2022
Up to five projects will be funded during the first year; total funding could one day exceed $100 million in external support
Chasing space
Published Feb 2, 2022
Whiting School alum and former APL employee Andre Douglas is one of 10 astronaut candidates who recently began training with NASA, the culmination of a life spent dreaming of the stars
Avian-inspired engineering
Published Winter 2021
The lightweight, adaptable, irregular structure of bird bones could provide a blueprint for better aerospace and automotive materials / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Engineering
Master's students develop ideas to improve hospital safety
Published Nov 4, 2021
Since its inception in 2015, the interdisciplinary project through the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research has prompted meaningful changes in hospital protocol
Cancer research
Pioneering method examines how immunotherapy changes tumors
Published Oct 13, 2021
The non-invasive technique using an optical probe provides early signs of how a tumor is responding to treatment
Engineering
Targeting epilepsy with surgical precision
Published Oct 11, 2021
A new method of highlighting the most epileptic parts of the brain could enable not only more accurate diagnosis of the seizure disorder, but also help guide more precise surgical treatment
E-cigarettes
Vaping liquids, aerosols contain thousands of unknown chemicals
Published Oct 7, 2021
Study identifies compounds undisclosed by popular brands including industrial chemicals, caffeine
Engineering
Hey Siri, do I have COVID?
Published Oct 4, 2021
New system devised by Whiting School PhD candidate Drew Grant aims to make diagnosing COVID-19 as simple as saying a few words into a smartphone