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Email: ozio@upenn.edu

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Fax: 215.573.0814
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Penn Engineering News Archive

Headlines, Awards and Accomplishments from 2015

PennApps cited as the 'longest-running collegiate hackathon' in the New York Times' " The Hackathon Fast Track, From Campus to Silicon Valley"
April 7, 2015

CBE Alum, Harry Bermudez, is featured in the American Chemical Society's "Joy of Discovery Buoys ACS Scholar Harry Bermudez"
April 7, 2015

Boon Thau Loo is featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal's "Penn faculty startup raises $100K from Startup PHL angel fund"
March 27, 2015

Val Tannen is featured in Communication of the ACM's "Lifelong Love of Math Spurs Tannen in CS"
March 27, 2015

Paulo Arratia is quoted in Phys.org's "Swimming algae offer insights into living fluid dynamics"
March 25, 2015

Penn Engineering students, Adrian Lievano and Matthew Lisle, are featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s "Penn grads win chance to change the world"
March 25, 2015

Susan Margulies is quoted in the Daily Herald's "Special report: Doctors doubt Shaken Baby Syndrome science, fear bad convictions"
March 23, 2015

Charles McMahon Jr. is featured in the Sacramento Bee’s “Cracks, doubts haunt Bay Bridge tower rods"
March 19, 2015

Six Penn Engineering students are selected for the Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers Fellowship Program
March 17, 2015

Nader Engheta is featured in Penn News' "Penn Researchers Develop Way of Making Light-bending ‘Raspberry-like Metamolecules"
March 16, 2015

Video: Penn Engineering alumni firm wins "Most Innovative Award" at SXSW Interactive
March 16, 2015

Benjamin Pierce Receives Honorary Doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology
March 13, 2015

Susan Davidson Elected Chair of the Computing Research Association
March 13, 2015

Shu Yang and Daniel Gianola are featured in Penn Current's "Penn research team develops 'smart' window"
March 13, 2015

Nader Engheta Receives the 2015 SPIE Gold Medal of the Society
March 11, 2015

BE alum, Cassi Henderson, wins the Gates Cambridge Scholarship
March 11, 2015

Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology wins the 2015 AIANY Design Award for Architecture
March 10, 2015

David Srolovitz Elected to National Academy Of Engineering
March 10, 2015

Nader Engheta is quoted in United Hemisphere Magazine's "Coming Soon: X-Ray Specs"
March 6, 2015

Katherine Kuchenbecker is featured in Circuit Cellar's "Advances in Haptics Research"
March 4, 2015

Penn Engineering alum, Patrick Harker, is featured in the New York Times' "Philadelphia Fed Picks Patrick Harker, University of Delaware President, to Lead It"
March 4, 2015

NPR visited grad students Elizabeth Beattie and Denise Wong to profile their work in "Dawn of the Cyborg Bacteria"
March 2, 2015

Penn Trustees Approve Design for Pennovation Center at Pennovation Works Site
February 27, 2015

Matt Blaze is quoted in The Register's "SIM hack scandal biz Gemalto: Everything's fine ... Security industry: No, it's really not"
February 26, 2015

George Pappas Receives the 2015 George H. Heilmeier Award
February 24, 2015

Norman Badler is quoted in the Daily Pennsylvanian's "Coding usurps art in animation industry"
February 23, 2015

Penn Engineering professors Nadia Heninger, Scott Diamond and Norm Badler are featured in The Daily Pennsylvanian's "Engineering faculty break boundaries with research"
February 19, 2015

Rakesh Vohra comments on game theory and economics in BBC News' "What Exactly Is 'Game Theory'?"
February 18, 2015

Alex Krueger, Penn Engineering Overseer, is appointed as co-Ceo and president of First Reserve
February 18, 2015

Alex Krueger, Penn Engineering Overseer, is appointed as co-Ceo and president of First Reserve
February 18, 2015

A group of Penn Engineering researchers are featured in Penn News' "Penn Researchers Develop New Technique for Molybdenum Disulfide"
February 17, 2015

Video: Robert Ghrist Introduces Us To "The Power of Online Learning" Through His Coursera Class "Calculus: Single Variable"
February 17, 2015

Aaron Roth is featured in Penn News' "An Introduction to 'Differential Privacy,' from Penn Professor Aaron Roth"
February 17, 2015

Rocky Diegmiller, senior in CBE and Physics, is the recipient of the 2015 Thouron Award
February 16, 2015

Kevin Turner is invited to participate in the 2015 NAE German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in Potsdam, Germany
February 10, 2015

CIS Alum, Amanda Leicht, is featured in Forbes' "Meet the woman behind Google Maps"
February 10, 2015

Penn's electric racecar revs up Philly Auto Show
February 5, 2015

11th PennApps hackathon sees highest attendance ever
January 30, 2015

Yeganeh Mashayekh is featured in Driverless Transportation's "What this 'Impact' Specialist says about Autonomous Transportation"
January 27, 2015

Penn Apps is featured in Philadelphia Business Journal's "Medical emergency app takes top prize at weekend hackathon"
January 22, 2015

Project designed to crowdsource ways of detecting seizures, lead by Penn professors Brian Litt and Zach Ives, is cited in NIH Director's Blog
January 22, 2015

Rob Carpick is featured in Tribology and Lubrication Technology Magazine's "20 Minutes With…Dr. Robert Carpick"
January 21, 2015

Kenneth Foster is featured in Network World's "Is Wi-Fi killing us...slowly?"
January 20, 2015

Norman Badler is featured in Cosmetics and Toiletries' "Modeling the Dynamics of Hair Movement"
January 20, 2015

Ertugrul Cubukcu is featured in Penn News' "Penn Engineers Develop Graphene-based Biosensor That Works in Three Ways at Once"
January 14, 2015

The Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology Wins 2015 AIA Institute Honor Award
January 12, 2015

Jasheel Brown, sophomore in MSE, is featured in Penn News' "Kicking Boards: Penn Engineering Sophomore Excels With Tae Kwon Do"
January 9, 2015

Singh Center for Nanotechnology is featured in Architect Magazine's "2014 Annual Design Review"
January 5, 2015

Elizabeth Beattie, Ph.D candidate in MEAM, is featured in Forbes' "30 Under 30" list
January 5, 2015

 

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