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Certifying Sustainable Practices

  • January 26, 2021
  • Grid

A new initiative, launched at Hopkins Engineering, saves energy and brings environmental practices to laboratories throughout the university.

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From Highways to High-rises, Engineering Analysis May Drive New Uses for Automotive Steel

  • September 30, 2020
  • Grid

Advanced automotive steel is four times stronger than standard construction steel and could be used to create more sustainable and resilient...

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Building a Culture of Sustainability at Hopkins

JHU’s Office of Sustainability releases new annual report outlining university engagement programs and environmental performance metrics.

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Mighty Power in Small Solar Energy Invention

Hopkins Engineering’s Susanna Thon has developed cost-effective, scalable microconcentrators that absorb more light and increase the power output of solar cells...

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Wind Energy Expert Says the Industry’s Future Requires an Interdisciplinary Approach

  • October 18, 2019
  • Wind

Mechanical engineer Charles Meneveau co-authors report outlining major obstacles and solutions for optimizing wind energy.

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Developing More Flexible Nanomaterials Can Make Fuel Cell Cars Cheaper

Scientists manipulate nanomaterials to make them a million times thinner than a strand of hair—dramatically increasing their reactivity.