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Email: ozio@upenn.edu

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Fax: 215.573.0814
Email: gocke@seas.upenn.edu

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Penn Engineering News Archive

Headlines, Awards and Accomplishments from 2014

Russ Composto Receives Geoffrey Marshall Mentoring Award
March 7, 2014

Rajeev Alur comments in MIT Technology Review's "Self-Completing Programs: A system that automatically fills in the gaps in programmers' code becomes more powerful"
February 27, 2014

John Vohs Receives 2013-14 Heilmeier Research Award
February 25, 2014

Danielle S. Bassett and Chris Callison-Burch are awarded 2014 Sloan Fellowships
February 19, 2014

Vijay Kumar  is quoted on the possible benefits of artificial intelligence in The Washington Post's "Robotic termites may one day build houses, not destroy them"
February 14, 2014

Pedro Ponte Castaneda Elected ASME Fellow
February 14, 2014

Research by Vivek Shenoy featured on PNAS First Look in "Researchers flesh out new model describing tissue mechanics"
February 12, 2014

Karen Winey Named the Towerbrook Foundation Faculty Fellow
February 12, 2014

Peter Davies Named the Class of 1942 Term Professor at Penn
February 12, 2014

Dawn Bonnell, Robert Carpick, Cherie Kagan and Vaclav Vitek are the Recipients of Four Newly Established Scholarly Chairs
February 12, 2014

Pedro Ponte Castaneda Named the Raymond Markowitz Faculty Fellow
February 12, 2014

Listen: Robert Carpick explains the surprisingly complicated mechanisms behind ice’s slipperiness in Science Friday's "Ice Science a Slippery Quandary for Physicists"
February 11, 2014

Penn Engineering hosts FIRST LEGO League (FLL) tournament to get middle school students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math
February 7, 2014

Allison Pearce, a senior in CIS, is a recipient of a 2014 Thouron Award
February 7, 2014

Nathan Keim and Paulo Arratia discuss their research developing new materials to use in stress tests in "Researchers 'design for failure' with model material'
February 7, 2014

Research by Christos Davatzikos featured in "New Penn Index Detects Early Signs of Deviation from Normal Brain Development"
February 3, 2014

IPD grads' device is featured in Philadelphia Inquirer's "Penn trio's idea is music to snowboarders' ears"
February 3, 2014

Engineering juniors team up to change Istanbul into a city full of entertainment for Disney Imagineering's Imaginations competition
January 31, 2014

BE junior Frederick Ding is featured in "Penn Ambassador, Leader and Mentor"
January 29, 2014

Mark Yim  is quoted on robotic swarms for emergency response in NBC News "Swarms of drones could be the next frontier in emergency response"
January 28, 2014

Ali Jadbabaie appointed as Editor in Chief of "IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering"
January 27, 2014

MEAM alum Mel Butler receives Navy 'Scientist of the Year' award
January 23, 2014

Ladislav Kavan Receives NSF CAREER Award
January 21, 2014

Listen: Katherine Kuchenbecker, Vijay Kumar and Dan Lee on WHYY Radio Times "Robotic roundup"
January 16, 2014

Penn Engineering teams featured in "Penn roboticists take on the world"
January 10, 2014

Research by Nader Engheta featured in "Researchers lay out theory for metamaterials that act as an analog computer"
January 10, 2014

IPD grads' device featured in  "The Jalapeno Beat Maker Adds A Dash Of Spice To Your Workouts"
January 10, 2014

Susan Margulies comments in "Parents, players still have much to learn on concussions"
January 6, 2014

MEAM 2013 Senior Design project featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer's "Penn grads' anti-drowsy headset 'Vigo' is technology's answer to energy drinks"
January 6, 2014

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