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|Danielle Bassett Receives 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship|
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced Wednesday that Danielle Bassett, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in Bioengineering, has been selected as a 2014 MacArthur Fellow. The fellowship, often referred to as a “Genius Grant,” provides funding for creative, innovative, path-breaking work in a broad range of scholarly and artistic fields.
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|Dan Huh Receives 2014 NIH New Innovator Award|
Dan Huh, Wilf Family Term Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, is a recipient of the NIH New Innovator Award. The highly competitive award grants Huh $1.5 million during the next five years to develop microfabricated systems that mimic diseased human lungs.
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|Penn Engineers Advance Understanding of Graphene’s Friction Properties|
An interdisciplinary team from Penn Engineering has made a discovery regarding the surface properties of graphene, the Nobel-prize winning material that consists of an atomically thin sheet of carbon atoms.
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|The spotlight will be on nanoscale science on October 22, 2014: NanoDay@Penn will host about 200 high school students, who will be led through a whirlwind tour of all things "nano." Penn and local community members are invited to the demo fair, science fair presentations, poster session, and keynote talk by NBIC Research Excellence in Nanotechnology awardee, Dr. Charles Marcus, on "Control Without Measurement: The Profound Challenge of Quantum Information."|