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New award recognizes CS teaching assistants

August 26, 2021

When Charlie Neuhauser’s graduate advisor at Northwestern University, Mike Flynn, called to say he was helping establish a new department of computer science at Johns Hopkins in the early 1970s, Neuhauser was immediately on board. “I packed up my car and drove to Baltimore,” remembers Neuhauser, who completed his PhD in electrical engineering and computer […]

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‘Anytown, USA’ tool simulates COVID-19 spread in small towns

August 12, 2021

Dense metro areas like New York City and Los Angeles were among the hardest hit in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. But it wasn’t long before the disease moved beyond urbanized regions and inundated America’s small towns. To simulate how COVID-19 spreads through smaller communities and how interventions such as vaccinations and mask-wearing […]

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Two cybersecurity students named 2021 Gerald M. Masson Fellows

August 3, 2021

Sara Catherine Weill ’21 and Jonathan Prokos have been named 2021 Gerald M. Masson Fellows. Established in 2018 to honor the Department of Computer Science’s inaugural chair and founding director of the JHU Information Security Institute, these fellowships aim to encourage computer science undergraduates who have been accepted into The Combined Bachelor’s/Master’s Program to spend […]

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Welcome Jo-na Hunt, Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst!

July 14, 2021

Jo-na Hunt has joined the departmental staff as a Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst. She supports faculty sponsored research and manages other financial and administrative activities. She joined the Department of Computer Science in July after transferring from the Department of Hematology in the School of Medicine where she worked since 2017. Prior to that, […]

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