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  RWANDA BY CARR: Coach Blogs from Africa
 
Two members of the University of Pennsylvania Athletic Department traveled to Central Africa to participate in Penn Engineering's Rwanda Gashora Program. Erica Higa of the women's soccer team, and with the Kenneth L. Gross Head Coach of Volleyball, Kerry Major Carr, will join 10-15 Penn students and faculty making the trip to the Gashora Girls Academy in Rwanda to explore the use of solar energy and information communication technology (ICT) in their community.
 
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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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  Penn's Distributed Systems Lab Receives $3.5 Million for Developing Innovative Defenses
 
CIS faculty members Andreas Haberlen, Raj and Neera Singh Assistant Professor, Boon Thau Loo, Associate Professor, and Linh Thi Xuan Phan, Research Assistant Professor, and a team of Georgetown University researchers have received a three-year, $3.5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) to develop fundamentally new defenses against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
 
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  Penn Bioengineers Show Why Lab-made Stem Cells Might Fail: Errors in DNA Folding
 
In a study led by Jennifer Phillips-Cremins, Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, and Jonathan Beagan, a graduate student in her lab, Penn researchers have discovered that Lab-made Stem Cells might not produce iPS cells that are equivalent to the pluripotent stem cells found in embryos, as some clones retain folding patterns that partially resemble those found in the adult cells from which they are made.
 
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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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