Details at a Glance
The Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering teaches students to think creatively while drawing upon mathematics and scientific principles to tackle difficult, real-world problems. The Whiting School of Engineering has 16 full-time master’s degree programs, and 9 full-time doctoral programs. The Whiting School’s Engineering for Professionals online and part-time program offers 21+ part-time and online master’s degrees, 26+ certificate programs, and 1 Doctor of Engineering degree program.
The Whiting School of Engineering will be a driving force in transforming society as a leader in engineering education, through the creation and dissemination of knowledge, and activities that improve the human condition.
The Whiting School of Engineering’s mission is to:
- Provide an outstanding engineering education that is innovative, rigorous, and relevant, and that prepares its graduates to be 21st-century leaders.
- Advance the boundaries of engineering inquiry through research and the creation and dissemination of knowledge that improve the well-being of society.
- Solve important societal problems through translational activities.
The Whiting School of Engineering is a diverse and inclusive community that values:
- A scholarly, collaborative, and entrepreneurial environment in which innovation, creativity, risk-taking, and the ethical practice and applications of engineering and technology are paramount.
- The importance both of the fundamentals of engineering and the creation and dissemination of transformative knowledge.
- Contributing to the betterment of society.
- Its members’ intellectual agility and their capacity to draw upon their wide range of technical and non-technical skills and abilities to solve societal problems.
Clubs & Associations
Women of Whiting (WoW)
Women of Whiting (WOW) is a rapidly growing group composed of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows dedicated to providing women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields with community building, networking, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.
GRACE was founded in the fall of 2015 to foster networking and support between the graduate women of ECE and CS. The weekly lunches provide a supportive environment for mentoring and support between graduate students.
Anyone is welcome to join us, particularly women who are graduate students in ECE & CS.
Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA)
The purpose of the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) is to provide a support network whose ultimate aim is to promote the academic success of African, African American and Afro Caribbean graduate students at Johns Hopkins University.
The Graduate Queer-Straight Alliance
The Graduate Queer-Straight Alliance supports graduate students in and around Homewood. Students may also like to explore the LGBTQ Life website for more information about what’s happening to support the LGBTQ communities at Hopkins.
Contact: Facebook Page
Indian Graduate Students Association (IGSA)
IGSA or the Indian Graduate Students Association is an association established with the purpose of promoting awareness of Indian culture, providing opportunities for social interactions and to showcase India as a nation. It has been put together to encourage programs of special interest to the Indian community and to promote healthy interaction between the different communities and members of Johns Hopkins University.
IGSA organizes get-togethers as well as celebrations of some Indian festivals. In addition, it organizes bus trips to places of common interests. Apart from the aforementioned activities, IGSA helps in arranging pick-ups and temporary accommodations for the new Indian graduate students. It is committed to the welfare of Indian students and in fostering socio-cultural and educational exchange amongst those who have an interest in exploring the Indian culture. The mission is to celebrate the radiant spirit of India and share it with the diverse student bodies at Hopkins.
Mentoring to Inspire Diversity in Science (MInDS)
MInDS is an organization that promotes diversity in science by fostering graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in their career development. MInDS works with Faculty and Administration to develop effective strategies to identify, recruit, retain and support underrepresented groups. Through mentorship, networking, and improving community awareness, MInDs contributes to the universal effort to diversify academic researchers at colleges.
What Our Students Say
What’s more thrilling than helping with science is connecting on a personal level. I’ve been exposed to a broader social dynamic in Baltimore. It’s opened me to the Baltimore community as a whole.Mingyu Yang, Materials Science and Engineering ‘20
Not only do we get to do what we love, we’re also helping individuals and their families. It’s making us better engineers, students, and people.Radha Deshmuk, Mechanical Engineering ‘21
Overcoming obstacles is what makes research research. It’s the very essence of the creativity that’s necessary for devising solutions.Rayyan Gorashi, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering ‘19
What’s more thrilling than helping with science is connecting on a personal level. I’ve been exposed to a broader social dynamic in Baltimore. It’s opened me to the Baltimore community as a whole.
Not only do we get to do what we love, we’re also helping individuals and their families. It’s making us better engineers, students, and people.
Overcoming obstacles is what makes research research. It’s the very essence of the creativity that’s necessary for devising solutions.