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Jun 2, 2023
New AI Promises Ships Safer Passage While Traversing Arctic SeasAs climate change rapidly melts the Arctic, seaways once blocked by ice are starting to thaw. Ahead of the boom of sea traffic expected to traverse the region, Johns Hopkins APL scientists have leveraged artificial intelligence to produce sea ice forecasts that will ensure safer passage through the frigid waters.
Jun 1, 2023
Creating Food From Thin Air: The Future of NutritionJohns Hopkins APL researchers are leveraging advances in carbon dioxide capture, chemical engineering and synthetic biology to produce nutritionally complete and tasty foods — on demand, in the field.
May 25, 2023
Spacecraft Engineer Is on Fire for Community ServiceWhen he’s not working on spacecraft electrical systems, Johns Hopkins APL mechanical engineer Kyle Norman spends his time putting out fires — literally. As a volunteer firefighter, he responded to more than 360 emergency calls last year and won a community service award for his efforts.
May 24, 2023
Johns Hopkins APL’s Boye Named Maryland Outstanding Young EngineerJeff Boye was named the 2023 Outstanding Young Engineer by the Maryland Academy of Sciences during a ceremony on May 18 at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore.
May 23, 2023
Submarine Technology Symposium Focuses on Maintaining the Advantage in ‘The Decade of Maximum Danger’From May 9 to 11, members of the Submarine Force, industry, laboratories, academia, warfare centers, and acquisition and intelligence communities gathered at Johns Hopkins APL for the 35th annual Submarine Technology Symposium, centered on the theme, “Undersea Dominance and Deterrence in the Decade of Maximum Danger.”