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  Living in a Material World
  On Feb. 3, hundreds of elementary and middle-school aged students and their families gathered around tables for hands-on demonstrations and workshops with themes ranging from "bouncy balls and borax" to "muggle magic." The demonstrations were part of the eighth annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day, a daylong festival hosted this year by Penn’s Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM) and the Drexel University Materials Science Department.
 
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  Penn Engineers Test Drug Transfer Using Placenta-on-a-Chip
 
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science have demonstrated the feasibility of their "organ-on-a-chip" platform in studying how drugs are transported across the human placental barrier. The study was led by Dan Huh, Wilf Family Term Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, and Cassidy Blundell, a graduate student in the Huh lab.
 
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  Jason Burdick Receives Heilmeier Research Award
 
Jason Burdick, Professor in Bioengineering, has been named the recipient of the 2017-18 George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research for "pioneering contributions to designing and developing polymers for applications in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine." The Heilmeier Award honors a Penn Engineering faculty member whose work is scientifically meritorious and has high technological impact and visibility.
 
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  Celia Reina Receives Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty
 
Celia Reina, William K. Gemmill Term Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, has been selected to receive the Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty. This award is given annually to emerging junior faculty who exemplify the creative use and development of mechanics.
 
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Penn Engineering Blog

Penn Engineering is now on Medium. Follow the blog to stay up-to-date on the latest research coming out of Penn Engineering labs — from bio-inspired robots, to gun-violence-tracking databases, to catalysts for green energy — and to hear from students as they work on projects locally, nationally and around the world.

 

Penn Engineering Blog

Penn Engineering is now on Medium. Follow the blog to stay up-to-date on the latest research coming out of Penn Engineering labs — from bio-inspired robots, to gun-violence-tracking databases, to catalysts for green energy — and to hear from students as they work on projects locally, nationally and around the world.