For more than a decade, Penn’s Dan Huh has been developing super-small devices called organs-on-chips that use living cells to stand in for larger organs. In May 2019, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched two experiments with Huh’s organs-on-chips to the International Space Station. In orbit, a lung chip and bone marrow chip are being compared to Earth-bound counterparts to shed light on astronauts’ susceptibility to infection.

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Inventing the Future

2024 Commencement

From May 16 to May 18, Penn Engineering will host Commencement ceremonies in celebration of the 2024 Penn Engineering graduates. Today is the undergraduate ceremony which can be streamed here.

We encourage our graduates and their families to use the hashtag #PennEngineeringProud on Instagram and Twitter so that we can include participants’ photos and messages in our celebrations.

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Penn Engineering Announces First Ivy League Master’s in Artificial Intelligence

Penn Engineering is proud to announce the online Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) in Artificial Intelligence (AI) degree, the first graduate program of its kind among Ivy League universities. As AI upends nearly every field, master’s-trained AI engineers are increasingly in demand.

The Raj and Neera Singh Program in Artificial Intelligence Master of Science in Engineering in AI Online will empower students with both the practical skills and the ethical foundations to lead AI into the future.

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Innovation & Impact Podcast: Exploring AI in Engineering

In the latest episode of Innovation & Impact, host Susan Davidson, Weiss Professor in Computer and Information Science (CIS), speaks with three Penn Engineering experts about leveraging AI to advance scientific discovery and methods to protect its users. Panelists include: Chris Callison-Burch, Associate Professor in CIS, Surbhi Goel, Magerman Term Assistant Professor in CIS, and Cesar de la Fuente, Presidential Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, Psychiatry and Microbiology with a secondary appointment in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

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Webinar: Engineering in the Age of AI

In April, Penn Engineering launched AI Month with a series of lectures and discussions, including this webinar, moderated by Penn Engineering Dean Vijay Kumar, on how AI is transforming industries and reshaping engineering.

Panelists for the webinar include Michael Kearns, Professor and National Center Chair in Computer and Information Science (CIS); Surbhi Goel, Magerman Term Assistant Professor in CIS; and René Vidal, Rachleff University Professor, with joint appointments in Electrical and Systems Engineering and Radiology.

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Penn Third Year Named 2024 Udall Scholar

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Karen Xu Honored with P.E.O. Scholar Award

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Making Life Easier for Students with Learning Differences

05.07.2024 | Read More


Celebrating Penn Engineers: Past, Present and Future

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Penn Engineering Commencement 2024: Undergraduate Ceremony

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Penn Engineering 2024 Commencement Open House

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A Statement to the Penn Engineering Community from Dean Vijay Kumar

As we approach the end of the 2023 fall semester and prepare to embark on a well-deserved winter break, I want to take a moment to address our community with a spirit of optimism and unity.

About Penn Engineering

At Penn Engineering, we are preparing the next generation of innovative engineers, entrepreneurs and leaders. Our unique culture of cooperation and teamwork, emphasis on research, and dedicated faculty advisors who teach as well as mentor, provide the ideal environment for the intellectual growth and development of well-rounded global citizens.

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