Inventing the Future
Why is Machine Learning Trending in Medical Research but not in Our Doctor’s Offices?
Konrad Kording, Nathan Francis Mossell University Professor with appointments in Penn Engineering and the Perelman School of Medicine, is leading an aspect of a large, NIH-funded program known as CENTER – Creating an Educational Nexus for Training in Experimental Rigor.
Kording will lead Penn’s cohort by creating the Community for Rigor, which will provide open-access resources on conducting sound science. Members of this inclusive scientific community will be able to engage with machine learning simulations and discussion-based courses. Read More
Flow and the Time of Cholera
Paulo Arratia, Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM) and Boyang Qin, Ph.D. graduate in MEAM and current postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University, have found that keeping communities safe from cholera is a matter of time, debuting groundbreaking research that lays the foundation for water security interventions to disrupt the motility and reproduction of pathogens.
Two Penn Engineers Receive 2023 Provost’s Teaching Awards
Two members of the Penn Engineering faculty, Susan Davidson and LeAnn Dourte, are recipients of 2023 Provost’s Teaching Awards. These awards are the highest teaching honors awarded by the University to members of the faculty. Susan Davidson, Weiss Professor in Computer and Information Science, is a recipient of a 2023 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. LeAnn Dourte, Practice Associate Professor in Bioengineering, has been awarded a 2023 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence by Non-Standing Faculty.
Safe and Sound: Sonura Supports Newborn Development By Sequestering Disruptive Noise
Bioengineering graduates Tifara Boyce, from New York City; Gabriela Cano, from Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Gabriella Daltoso, from Boise, Idaho; Sophie Ishiwari, from Chicago, and Caroline Magro, from Alexandria, Virginia have created the Sonura Beanie. Their device filters out harmful noises for NICU infants while supporting cognitive and socioemotional development by allowing parents to send voice messages to their newborns.
Mentored by Engineering Entrepreneurship program lecturer Brian Halak, team Sonura is also the recipient of the 2023 President’s Innovation Prize (PIP)
MEAM Seminar: “Wall-modeled LES of 3-D Turbulent Boundary Layer with Emphasis on Grid Independency”
MEAM Seminar: “Computational Study on the Influence of Roughness at Low and Very-High Reynolds Numbers”
MSE PhD Thesis Defense: Self-Healing and Shape Memory Metal Electrodes in Magnesium-and Lithium-Ion Batteries
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