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Engineering

Environmental Health
Investing in offshore wind energy
Published March 4, 2024
JHU and Morgan State researchers team up with the Maryland Energy Association to grow the local offshore wind industry
Tower of power
Annual contest gets students noodling around
Published Feb 23, 2024
National Engineers Week competition pits area middle schoolers against Hopkins undergrads to build the tallest tower out of pasta and marshmallows
Undergraduate honors
Sustainable city block earns top-five spot in ASCE competition
Published June 26, 2023
The competition encourages students to learn more about sustainability and challenges them to include sustainable practices in engineering design in a practical way
Collegiate Inventors Competition
Undergrad team wins runner-up prize
Published Oct 13, 2022 Video
Students receive $5,000 for their work on Dynamic Brace, a simpler and more comfortable brace to treat kids born with clubfoot
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