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|Global Connections: Forging a Partnership in Rwanda|
|Jorge Santiago-Aviles, associate professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering, is collaborating with Penn's International Internship Program to integrate a solar energy project into Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology in Rwanda. The goal is to make Gashora less dependent on Rwanda's overburdened energy grid, while encouraging Penn students to make a global change.|
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|Vijay Kumar Named Dean of Penn Engineering|
Penn President Amy Gutmann announced that Vijay Kumar will be the next dean of Penn Engineering, effective July 1, 2015. Provost Vincent Price called him a person of "experience and vision." The selection of Dr. Kumar, UPS Foundation Professor, successfully concludes a comprehensive search to find a successor to Eduardo Glandt.
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|Penn Engineering Students Receive President's Engagement Prize|
President Amy Gutmann announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Penn Engineering’s Adrian Lievano and Matthew Lisle were selected for their project “Homegrown Organic Purification Project,” where they will develop and implement a rainwater catchment and purification system in Kimana, Kenya.
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|Visualizing the Future of Robotics|