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APL is continuously recognized for its deep expertise, culture of experimentation, focus on collaboration, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. We celebrate our world-renowned staff whose awards and honors, some of which are listed here, inspire us to keep aiming higher.

Latest Awards

09-19-22 Novel Teaching Tool Earns Hopkins Collaborators International Conference Honors

09-06-22 Johns Hopkins APL Earns Additive Manufacturing Benchmark Challenge Honors

09-06-22 APL Achievement Awards Celebrate Staff Members’ Bold Innovations and Game-Changing Impact

08-26-22 Johns Hopkins APL Researchers Earn 2022 R&D 100 Awards

08-26-22 Two From Johns Hopkins APL Receive Hopkins Diversity Recognition Awards

08-25-22 On the Rise: Three Johns Hopkins APL ‘Standouts’ Earn DARPA Early Career Honor

08-22-22 2022 Discovery Awards Fund Johns Hopkins APL Projects in Robotics Sensors, Public Health and Food Systems

08-12-22 Johns Hopkins APL Recognized with Handshake Early Talent Award

08-03-22 Johns Hopkins APL Secures Spot on Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators List

07-28-22 Parker Solar Probe Mission Earns International Academy of Astronautics Laurels Team Award

07-25-22 Johns Hopkins APL Honored for Support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

06-23-22 Johns Hopkins APL Projects Among Fast Company’s ‘World Changing Ideas’

05-18-22 Johns Hopkins APL’s Guo Named an AIAA Fellow

05-17-22 Semmel Named to Power 30 Higher Education List

04-20-22 Johns Hopkins APL’s Sharp Honored for Engineering Excellence

04-14-22 Johns Hopkins APL’s DeLaHunt Earns Society of Women Engineers Advocacy Award

03-21-22 A Striking Pose: Sivels Statue Graces National Mall

03-18-22 Johns Hopkins APL Space Innovator Ryschkewitsch Honored by National Space Club and Foundation

03-08-22 Johns Hopkins APL Named One of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Space Companies

03-04-22 Three Johns Hopkins APL Staff Members Honored at Black Engineers STEM Conference

01-19-22 National Security Community Honors Johns Hopkins APL’s Arribas Starkey-El for Mentoring Leadership

01-18-22 Johns Hopkins APL’s Stoll Earns Homeland Security Award for Program Management

01-12-22 Johns Hopkins APL Honored with Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for Best Places to Work

01-11-22 Three From Johns Hopkins APL Named as Professional Organization Fellows

11-18-21 Johns Hopkins APL’s Van Wie Awarded von Kármán Lectureship in Astronautics

11-12-21 Johns Hopkins APL’s Mary Lasky Honored for Dedication and Contributions to Disaster Resilience

11-08-21 Five From Johns Hopkins APL Receive Women of Color Recognition

11-08-21 AWiT Recognized for Steadfast Efforts in Advancing Women in STEM

09-20-21 Hilliard, Trexler Earn Recognition From Society of Women Engineers

09-15-21 NOAA Selects Johns Hopkins APL’s George Ho for Space Weather Advisory Group

09-02-21 Aspiring Biologist Awarded Johns Hopkins APL’s Kershner Scholarship

08-17-21 Johns Hopkins APL’s Parvathy Prem Honored for Early-Career Contributions to Space Exploration

08-09-21 Division for Planetary Sciences Honors Johns Hopkins APL’s Turtle for Career Contributions

08-04-21 Johns Hopkins APL Earns Third Straight Selection to Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators List

07-19-21 “Radar Fanatic” Status Lands APL’s Smith Role as Journal Editor

07-13-21 ‘Solving Problems Others Haven’t’ Keeps Blodgett Focused on Invention

07-13-21 A Father’s Advice Drives Master Inventor George Coles

07-12-21 Johns Hopkins APL Earns a Place Among Computerworld’s Top 10 ‘Best Places to Work in IT’

06-11-21 Parker Solar Probe Team Earns National Space Club and Foundation Aerospace Award

06-01-21 Johns Hopkins APL’s Anna Named AIHA Fellow

05-12-21 Johns Hopkins APL Honors Staff Innovation in Annual Achievement Awards Ceremony

05-07-21 Marine Robotics Pioneer Bellingham to Lead Hopkins Institute for Assured Autonomy

03-15-21 Silberberg Named Chair of Whiting School Information Systems Program

02-22-21 Six From Johns Hopkins APL Honored with Black Engineer of the Year Awards

01-28-21 Trexler Named to Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute Executive Committee

01-15-21 Johns Hopkins APL Team Lauded for Lunar Technology Leadership

11-23-20 Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Resource Center Named as a Time Magazine Best Invention of 2020

11-10-20 NASA Selects Johns Hopkins APL’s Kevin Stevenson to Lead New Astrobiology Research Team

11-06-20 Five Johns Hopkins APL Staff Members Named AIAA Associate Fellows

10-29-20 Four From Johns Hopkins APL Honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

10-22-20 White House Taps Johns Hopkins APL’s Agata Ciesielski for Innovation Fellowship

10-06-20 Johns Hopkins APL Signs Licensing Agreement with Sternberger’s BLOCKsynop

09-29-20 Johns Hopkins APL Goes Virtual to Honor 2019’s Top Innovation and Staff Achievements

08-27-20 Pluto Crater Named for New Horizons Pathfinder Tom Coughlin

08-11-20 Danielle Chou Named AAAS Science and Technology Fellow

07-29-20 Johns Hopkins APL Ranked No. 3 on Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators List

07-20-20 APL Rides Again as a Bicycle Friendly Business

07-14-20 Six From Johns Hopkins APL Earn Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Awards

07-02-20 David Porter Chalks Up a Blackboard Award for Online Teaching

06-24-20 Johns Hopkins APL Ranks Among Insider Pro and Computerworld’s ‘Best Places to Work in IT’

06-16-20 Jennifer Cooper Joins Acoustical Society of America Executive Council

05-07-20 Johns Hopkins APL Team Earns AIAA Space Program Management Award

04-28-20 Fast Company Recognizes Johns Hopkins APL’s Work Among “World Changing Ideas”

04-07-20 John Slotwinski Named ASTM International Fellow, Earns Award of Merit

04-03-20 Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Ralph Lorenz wins Alvin Seiff Memorial Award

03-10-20 Johns Hopkins APL Named One of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Space Companies

03-09-20 Nancy Chabot Named Meteoritical Society Vice President

01-15-20 Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Ralph Lorenz Wins Choice Award for Climate Science History Book

11-15-19 APL’s Stadter Earns Air Force Exceptional Service Award

11-13-19 Parker Solar Probe Team Awarded NASA Silver Achievement Medal

11-13-19 Johns Hopkins APL’s Andy Driesman Awarded Leadership Honor by NASA

11-07-19 Alonso Zimmerman Receives “Women of Color” STEM Technical Rising Star Award

11-01-19 Johns Hopkins APL Researchers Win 2019 R&D 100 Award for Breakthrough Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

10-23-19 Johns Hopkins APL’s Ciara Sivels Selected as a National STEM Ambassador

09-27-19 Johns Hopkins APL Receives 2019 Impact Award From Innovation Leader

08-05-19 Johns Hopkins APL Named to Fast Company’s Inaugural Best Workplaces for Innovators List

06-17-19 Johns Hopkins APL Named a Computerworld ‘Best Place to Work in IT’

06-03-19 Johns Hopkins APL Principal Deputy General Counsel Anne Brennan is Recipient of DC Bar Honors for Distinguished Career Service

05-07-19 Johns Hopkins APL Celebrates Innovation and Staff Achievements, Honoring Top Inventions, Discoveries and Technical Accomplishments

04-03-19 Johns Hopkins APL Director Ralph Semmel Named an ‘Influential Marylander’

03-21-19 Parker Solar Probe Wins 2018 Neil Armstrong Space Flight Achievement Award

02-28-19 Johns Hopkins APL Nails Down Construction Industry Award

01-09-19 Katherine Morse Receives Prestigious NATO Award

11-29-18 Johns Hopkins APL Spacecraft Named Popular Science’s 2018 Innovation of the Year

11-08-18 Johns Hopkins APL Wins IARPA Geopolitical Forecasting Challenge

11-02-18 Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Earns Global Society of Women Engineers Awards

08-02-18 Nancy Chabot Elected Meteoritical Society Fellow

07-09-18 Miquel Antoine Receives ‘Women of Color’ STEM Leadership Award

06-19-18 Johns Hopkins APL Named as One of IDG’s Computerworld 2018 “Best Places to Work in IT”

05-21-18 DeLaHunt Honored by JHU Diversity Leadership Council

05-07-18 In a Celebration of Bold Innovation, Johns Hopkins APL Honors Top Inventions, Discoveries and Technical Achievements

02-22-18 APL Named as One of Fast Company’s 2018 “Most Innovative Companies”

02-18-18 David Taubenheim Named LGBTQ+ Engineer of the Year

02-14-18 Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Space Executive Ann Darrin Named an ‘Influential Marylander’

02-05-18 Andrew Adams Receives Black Engineer of the Year Award for Research Leadership

01-23-18 Lab Wins DoD Honors for Support of Guard and Reserve Staff Members

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