Johns Hopkins University

When Johns Hopkins died in 1873 he donated an enormous sum of 7M USD to fund several institutions, among the Johns Hopkins University (JHU), Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Medical School. The first President of the University Daniel Coit Gilman imagined a research university and from 1876 he managed to direct a new and prosperous institute. Present JHU has app. 4500 undergrad students and 2000 postgrads. This is one of the richest and highest ranked university in the States. G.W.C Whiting School of Engineering is one of the nine academic devisions of JHU, under which there is the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR).


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