Online Master's Degree in Applied and Computational Math Launches
October 16, 2017

Johns Hopkins Engineering recently announced that students can complete its master's degree program in applied and computational mathematics online.

The program prepares students to be leaders in defense technology, business, public policy, and biomedicine—just a few of the industries that are increasingly incorporating sophisticated mathematical algorithms and analysis into their technologies.

Systems Engineering Seminar: Skiing in June
June 8, 2017

For athletes in certain sports, access to real, practical training can very much depend on the season. Take beach volleyball, for example. Or alpine racing. For the first, you'll need summer. For the second, typically winter is best.

Systems Engineering Seminar: Can You Automate My Tomatoes?
February 17, 2017

We can all agree that growing our own fruits and vegetables is a great way to save money and maintain a healthy diet. So why isn't gardening more popular?

U.S. News & World Report Ranks JHU's Online Engineering Programs Among Nation's Best
January 12, 2017

In the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released January 10, 2017, the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering maintained its spot in the top twenty-five schools in the country in the categories of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs and Best Online Graduate Computer...

Systems Engineering Seminar: Improving Safety in High-Speed Rail
November 16, 2016

On September 12, 2008, a Metrolink commuter train and a freight train collided in Los Angeles, California, killing twenty-five people and injuring many more. A month later, President George W. Bush singed into law the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008.

Online Master's Degree in Data Science Now Available
September 9, 2016

Johns Hopkins Engineering recently launched a new master's degree program in data science that students can complete online.

The curriculum blends computer science and applied mathematics, and prepares students to analyze relationships in complicated data sets. To earn the master's degree, students will complete ten courses in subjects like data visualization, cloud computing, and statistical models.

Civil Engineering Chair on the Value of Covered Bridges
July 13, 2016

At one time, there were about 10,000 covered wooden truss bridges throughout the United States. Rachel Sangree, chair of the part-time Civil Engineering program at Johns Hopkins Engineering, believes they still hold valuable lessons for students.

Systems Engineering Seminar: Creating a Better System to Monitor Satellites
July 11, 2016

Satellites placed in geostationary Earth orbits are necessary for everything from financial transactions to weather forecasting.

As a quick definition, GEOs are the orbits that hover above the equator. They move in sync with the Earth's rotation. So when an object (i.e., a man-made satellite) is placed into a GEO, it appears motionless to those of us here on the ground.

Systems Engineering Seminar: Protecting Soldiers Who Investigate Blast Sites
June 10, 2016

Incidents involving roadside and under-road improvised explosive devices remain a serious threat. As the operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have shown, IED blasts often result in horrific injuries, fatalities, and damages to military vehicles.

Instructor Spotlight: Erin Hein
May 2, 2016

Great instructor. Very approachable, very knowledgeable.

This is just one of many positive comments made by students about Erin Hein, an instructor in our Systems Engineering program.

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