Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals has received a DELTA grant to build Faculty Forward, an intensive faculty development program to train fellows in the latest and most effective online and digital learning tools and techniques. The grant was awarded by JHU's Office of the Provost.
The United States has one of the lowest voter-turnout rates of any of the world's developed countries. Only about 56 percent of Americans of legal age to vote cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election. Compare this to South Korea and the Netherlands, where 77.9 percent and 77.3 percent of the voting age population turned up polls in 2017, and the contrast is alarming.
An Engineering for Professionals course exploring social justice and environmental engineering has won a Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award, which recognizes technology-rich, engaging, and pedagogically sound courses.
The online programs at the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering are ranked highly according to the latest report from U.S. News & World Report released January 9, 2018.
Patrick Binning has been named chair of the Space Systems Engineering program at Johns Hopkins University.
In a 2015 brief, Tony Davis, the director of Science and Technology within Special Operations Command, reiterated that the SOCOM S&T vision is to
Discover, enable and transition technologies to provide an asymmetric advantage for special operations forces.
On top of the S&T vision, Davis noted human performance as a particular need.
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.
While earning his master's degree in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program last year, Bill Haris embarked on an independent study project in which he developed a new kind of prosthetic limb.
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.
During the 2017 spring faculty meeting held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Engineering honored ten outstanding online and part-time instructors for their dedication in the classroom this past year.