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Johns Hopkins Material Scientist Tim Mueller Receives NSF CAREER Award

Tim Mueller, a Johns Hopkins University assistant professor of materials science and engineering, has been selected by the National Science Foundation to receive its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes the highest level of excellence and promise in early-stage scholars. His faculty appointment is within the university’s Whiting School of Engineering.

Cancer-Fighting Nanostructures Concept Earns CAREER Award for Johns Hopkins Engineer

A Johns Hopkins engineer who is designing cancer-fighting nano-size structures that could assemble themselves and deliver treatment to diseased tissue has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. Honggang Cui, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Johns Hopkins, has been given this honor, which is accompanied by nearly $500,000 that will be disbursed over five years.

Johns Hopkins Engineer Mark Foster Wins NSF CAREER Award

A Johns Hopkins engineer who is developing a high-speed imaging system designed to enable researchers to continuously record images at a rate of more than 100 million frames per second – 100 times more rapidly than current technology allows – has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a five-year, $400,000 grant.

Engineering Researcher Thao ‘Vicky’ Nguyen Receives NSF CAREER Award

A Johns Hopkins faculty member who is studying how mechanical forces affect soft tissue within the eye has been named a 2013 recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The award to Thao “Vicky” Nguyen, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, will support research that may shed light on diseases and conditions such as tendon injuries, cardiac fibrosis and glaucoma.

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