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  Pedro Ponte Castaneda Receives 2016 ASME Warner T. Koiter Medal
 
Pedro Ponte Castaneda, Raymond S. Markowitz Faculty Fellow and Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is the recipient of the 2016 Warner T. Koiter Medal "for his world-leading development of theoretical tools of great power, elegance and practical importance for the analysis of the nonlinear response of composite materials."
 
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  Go go gadget zipper arm
  Last week at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation Mark Yim, Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and lab member Foster Collins presented their work on a prototype robotic arm that has more in common with a jacket's zipper than the arm in its sleeve. It uses a flexible plastic ribbon with interlocking teeth on both edges as the basis of a new kind of linear actuator.
 
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  Scientific Computing
  As technical, environmental, economic and social challenges become more complex, engineers must prepare to meet the increasing demands of their profession. Francine Leech is one of eight in a cohort enrolled in the School's newest master's degree offering in Scientific Computing. This degree provides a rigorous computational foundation designed to help engineers learn advanced numerical methods, algorithm development for high performance computational platforms, and the analysis of large datasets.
 
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  Senior Design 2016 in Review
  Penn Engineers, students and faculty alike, anticipate the month of May and what the best and brightest minds of each class have innovated. With ideas from improving cancer detection to responsive building materials, the slate of projects that comprised the 2016 Senior Design Competition was no exception. This year, top honors went to "OCEANUS: Autonomous Wave-Powered Desalination," developed by Chevonae Walcott, William Cheng, Christina Springer and Sasha Klebnikov, seniors from both MEAM and MSE.
 
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Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds, hosted by the Engineering Deans' Advisory Board (EDAB) on October 1, featured eight Penn Engineering professors who discussed, in less than 100 seconds, research, personal passions, or any other topic that interested them. View videos from the lectures here.

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds, hosted by the Engineering Deans' Advisory Board (EDAB) on October 1, featured eight Penn Engineering professors who discussed, in less than 100 seconds, research, personal passions, or any other topic that interested them. View videos from the lectures here.

 

Penn Engineering's Study Spaces Interactive Map

Penn Engineering provides study spaces in to suit every student's needs. Check out EDAB’s interactive "Study Spaces" map here.

 

 

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