The half-day workshop was part of the Joint Science and Technology Institute for students, a two-week residential program that gives students from around the world the opportunity to work with engineers and Department of Defense scientists on cutting-edge STEM research projects.
MICA professor Kimberley Hall (MFA Illustration Practice) served as the 2017 HEMI/MICA Artist in Residence. Prof. Hall worked with HEMI faculty member Prof. Lori Graham-Brady and her students to create textiles and wallpaper depicting both the intricacies of their work and her time at JHU.
The impact energy in an asteroid 1km in diameter can be equal to 30 billion Hiroshima atom bombs.
HEMI cuts across three divisions within Johns Hopkins University: the Whiting School of Engineering, the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, and the Applied Physics Laboratory.
11 universities partner with Johns Hopkins to create the Institute.