Johns Hopkins Engineering Design Day 2024

Experience the intersection of theory and practice as students unveil over 200 innovative solutions addressing real-world challenges at our engineering showcase event.

Design Day | Wednesday, May 1

Johns Hopkins Engineering Design Day is the Whiting School’s premier event that showcases the innovative works of Hopkins engineering students. Come to see how students implement their classroom knowledge, creativity, and problem-solving skills to develop inventions and processes that solve real-world problems and create a better future.​​

Join us to: ​

  • Explore more than 200 cutting-edge projects from Whiting’s engineering departments​
  • Experience interactive presentations, posters and demonstrations​
  • Connect with faculty, staff, and industry professionals passionate about engineering innovation​

This event is open to all! We welcome faculty, staff, other students, and the public.​

Schedule At-a-Glance

Morning Presentations
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Design Day Keynote and Blumenthal Lecture and Awards Ceremony
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

12:45 to 2 p.m.

Poster Session
2 to 4 p.m.
Coffee and refreshments provided​

People’s Choice Presentation and Closing Remarks
4 to 4:15 p.m.

Information For…

Students and Teams

Students and Teams

Find resources for poster and platform presentations and Design Day preparation logistics.

Public Attendees

Public Attendees

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Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Find resources for poster printing and Design Day preparation logistics.

Project Partners

Project Partners

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Design Day Keynote Speaker Announced

Registration is now open for the 2024 Engineering Design Day. Join us on May 1 to see more than 200 cutting-edge projects from departments across the Whiting School of Engineering. Registration is required to attend. In addition to our featured presentations and...

Students wrap up Design Day projects

Students finalize their projects—including an edible tortilla tape, a computational approach to record-breaking subway travel, an odorous elephant enrichment device, and others—ahead of the annual Design Day engineering showcase May 3.

Engineering students show off creative solutions to real-world challenges

In annual Design Day showcase, students present their designs and devices to faculty, staff, sponsors, alumni, and each other.

Hopkins engineering talent on display at annual Design Day

Hopkins students design and engineer unique mechanical solutions during Design Day.