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Ron Ozio
Director, Media Relations
University of Pennsylvania
Phone: 215-898-8658

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SEAS Director of Communications
Phone: 215.898.8103
Fax: 215.573.0814

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Penn Engineering News Archive

Headlines, Awards and Accomplishments from 2017

Undergraduate Christopher Kao is featured in NBC10 Philadelphia's "College Student Uses Drone to Show Off Comcast Technology Center"
May 22, 2017

Dean Vijay Kumar is featured in Philly's "In 2016, Penn had its biggest year ever for patents. Here are some of its faculty inventors"
May 19, 2017

Chenfanfu Jiang is featured in PC Gamer's "Researchers crack the code for simulating mud in computer graphics"
May 17, 2017

Dean Vijay Kumar authors op-ed, "Philly is robotics hub of the East Coast"
May 15, 2017

Ritesh Agarwal is featured in Newsweek's "Holographic Messages: Sci-Fi Staple Edges Closer To Reality With Multi-Layered Holograms"
May 12, 2017

Dean Vijay Kumar is quoted in US News and World Report's "New MOOC-Based Online Programs Take Aim at Career Prep"
May 10, 2017

MEAM Senior Design Project "Ember" is profiled in's "This Penn student invention saves energy, could help refugees"
May 4. 2017

Kostas Daniildis is featured in Robots Podcast "Geometric Methods in Computer Vision"
May 2, 2017

Penn Engineering alums Hadley Harris, Nihal Mehta, Vic Singh and Tim Young are featured in TechCrunch's "Eniac Ventures closes $100 million fund"
April 25, 2017

Pat Harker's Technology, Business and Government lecture featured in Bloomberg BNA's "Digital Currency No Threat to Dollars, Fed's Harker Says"
April 4, 2017

FemmeHacks is celebrated in Philly's "This all-women hackathon is gunning for total inclusivity"
March 16,2017

Vidur Bhatnagar, MSE in Roboctics student, is featured in Philly's "Keriton wins big at #SXSW"
March 14, 2017

Robert Carpick is featured in Business Insider's "A phenomenon is helping scientists predict where earthquakes will strike"
March 13, 2017

Matt Blaze is featured in Popular Science's "WikiLeaks's CIA hacking trove doesn't live up to the hype"
March 9, 2017

Minitaur is featured in Fast Company's "No Terrain is Too Tricky for This Cute (and Horrifying) Four-Legged Robot
March 6, 2017

Cynthia Sung is honored in ASME News' "Six ASME Nominees Named for the 2017 New Faces of Engineering Program"
February 27, 2017

"Penn Apps X competitors spotlighted in Philly's "Did 3 Penn freshmen build the future of vision at PennApps X?"
February 20, 2017

Rajat Bhageria, graduate student in Robotics, is profiled in's " ThirdEye, a Start-up by Penn Students to Help the Visually Impaired, Is Sold"
February 20, 2017

Penn Engineering overseer John Lehman is featured in the Maritime Journal's "Reagan's Secretary of the Navy: How To Build a Fleet"
February 9, 2017

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