January 28, 2021
Morgan Trexler, a materials engineer who manages the Science of Extreme and Multifunctional Materials program in Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory's Research and Exploratory Development Department, was recently named the newest member of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI) executive committee.
HEMI is one of Johns Hopkins University’s premier research institutes, with a mission to provide global intellectual leadership to advance the fundamental science associated with materials and structures performing under extreme conditions. The executive committee exercises general managerial responsibility over HEMI activities, considers major issues and makes recommendations to HEMI’s director. The committee also establishes policies and procedures consistent with HEMI’s mission.
Trexler received her Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Georgia Tech. She has earned Outstanding Young Engineer honors from the Maryland Academy of Sciences and was the first woman to achieve APL’s Master Inventor designation.
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