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Engineering

Smart tech
Buoys with a brain
Published Summer 2021
APL's Wayne Pavalko creates custom-designed, 3D-printed buoys that monitor our oceans / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Tinkerer, climber, engineer
Published Spring 2021
Alum and inventor Jessamy Taylor loves being outdoors, scaling heights, and solving problems. Among them: a better way to adaptive climb / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Going interstellar with a sun-skirting probe
Published Spring 2021
APL's Interstellar Probe will slingshot around the sun to explore the outer reaches of the universe / Johns Hopkins Magazine
What our wastewater can tell us
Published Spring 2021
Our sewage contains important biomarkers that can tell researchers about a community's diet, drug intake, and even the presence of COVID-19 / Johns Hopkins Magazine
HAVING A BYTE TO EAT
Published Fall 2020
Melanie Shimano's Food Computer Program has reached nearly 300 students around Baltimore / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sharper image
Published Spring 2020
Whiting School alumnus Alexander Schiffhauer led a team at Google that developed a camera phone mode called Night Sight / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Materials discovery
The magic shop
Published Spring 2020
The PARADIM Bulk Crystal Growth Facility seeks to create materials that have never before existed. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Tower of Power
Edible engineering
Published Feb 25, 2020
Annual competition challenges students from Baltimore schools to build the tallest tower out of pasta and marshmallows
Two from Hopkins named to NAE
Published Feb 7, 2020
Interdisciplinary scientists Russell Taylor and Yannis Kevrekidis join National Academy of Engineering
Mechanical engineering
Mosquitoes use specialized wing tones to buzz potential mates
Published Nov 7, 2019
Findings by Hopkins scientists about the aerodynamic and midair communication capabilities of mosquitoes' wings could inform the design of quieter drones and new ways of combating mosquito-borne diseases