When Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar said “I got riches buildin’ in my DNA,” he almost certainly wasn’t talking about the humble tomato. But a new study unveiling more than 230,000 DNA differences across 100 tomato varieties, which will allow breeders and scientists to engineer larger, juicier, more profitable plants, proves that this food staple has […]
Kim Franklin joined the departmental staff as the Academic Program Administrator in March 2020. As Academic Program Administrator, Kim is responsible for the oversight and management of Ph.D. students in the CS Department. In her role, she coordinates and manages activities related to academic affairs – including recruitment, admissions, advising, scheduling, financial services, student services, […]
A team of first-year computer scientists won the grand prize OF $1,024 at HopHacks, the bi-annual hackathon held this fall on the Homewood Campus. Their music app, Noteshift, allows users to submit music through the team’s website and select which key they want to transpose to. Based on the user’s input, NoteShift automatically transposes the […]
Johns Hopkins Engineering graduate, Jun Wu ’98, PhD ‘03, is a recipient of a 2019 JHU Distinguished Alumnus Award. The award honors alumni who have typified the Johns Hopkins tradition of excellence and brought credit to the university through their personal accomplishments, professional achievements, or humanitarian service. Wu is a founder and managing partner at […]
Science News examines child-robot interactions and their impact on education. Chien-Ming Huang, a John C. Malone Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, is mentioned.
The Science of Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins University will support six new interdisciplinary projects with two-year seed grants. This is the fifth round of seed grants for the institute, which launched in 2013 to foster better understanding of all levels of learning. “Our latest round of grants continues to showcase the highly innovative and intensely cross-disciplinary collaborations […]