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Penn Engineering News Archive

Headlines, Awards and Accomplishments from 2016

Grad students Clementine Gilbert, Adriana Vazquez, Allie Looney and Sujay Suresh Receive iDesign Prize
May 4, 2016

Susan Margulies is featured in NeuroVive's "NeuroVive starts preclinical TBI program in collaboration with PENN"
April 26, 2016

Mark Allen is featured in IEEE's "Two IEEE Award Recipients Contributed to Life-Saving Biomedical Devices"
April 18, 2016

Cherie Kagan is featured in Physics World's "Nanocrystal inks used to build flexible transistors"
April 18, 2016

Research from Arjun Raj is featured in Penn Medicine's "Seeing Cell to Cell Differences for First Time Explains Symptoms of Rare Genetic Disorders"
April 15, 2016

Matt Blaze is featured in The Verge's "Apple and the FBI will testify about encryption in another Congressional hearing next week"
April 15, 2016

Mark Allen is featured in Wireless Design Magazine, "Sensors Driving Next-Generation Wearables"
April 14, 2016

Research from Dennis Discher is featured in The Daily Mail's "Why IS cancer more common in certain parts of the body?"
April 14, 2016

Katherine Kuchenbecker is featured in's "The technology of touch: mini-motors enhance tactile world"
April 13, 2016

Sona Dadhania, freshman in Materials Science and Engineering, Receives the 2016 Science Ambassador Scholarship
April 11, 2016

Brian Chow, Andreas Haberlen and Graham Wabiszewski Receive 2016 Penn Engineering Teaching Awards
April 9, 2016

Daniel Koditschek and Ali Jadbabaie Named 2016 NSSEFF Winners
April 8, 2016

Kenneth Foster is quoted in APN News' "No evidence to link mobile tower emission to human health, say experts"
April 8, 2016

Research from Cherie Kagan and Chris Murray is featured in "Engineers develop first transistors made entirely of nanocrystal 'inks'"

April 8, 2016

Matt Blaze authors New York Times op-ed, "Constantly Bolstering Computer Security Is Vital"

April 8, 2016

Research from the GRASP Lab is featured in Quartz's "The future of hostage rescue could be this little robot"

April 6, 2016

Darius Adamczykk, CBE doctoral alumnus, named president and COO of Honeywell
April 6, 2016

Matt Blaze is quoted in The Washington Post's "Why the fight between Apple and the FBI is just getting started"

March 30, 2016

Research from Chris Murray is featured in "Researchers move one step closer to sustainable hydrogen production"

March 30, 2016

Matt Blaze is featured in The Daily Herald's "Why the government can't actually stop terrorists from using encryption"

March 21, 2016

Daniel Koditschek's Kod*lab is featured IEEE "Video Friday: What Happens in Kod*lab?"
March 16, 2016

Trisha Kothari (CSCI '14), is featured in Business Insider's "26 of the most powerful women engineers in 2016"

March 15, 2016

Lou Soslowsky Receives Orthopedic Research Society Distinguished Mentor Award
March 10, 2016

David Issadore Receives 2015 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award
March 9, 2016

Portonovo Ayyaswamy Named Editor of ASME Journal of Heat Transfer
March 9, 2016

LeAnn Dourte Receives ASEE Biomedical Engineering Teaching Award
March 9, 2016

Emily Zhang, senior in Bioengineering, is featured in "University of Pennsylvania Announces 2016 Thouron Award Winners"

March 4, 2016

Nadia Heninger is quoted in BBC's "'Thousands of popular sites' at risk of Drown hack attacks"
March 2, 2016

Nadia Heninger is quoted in The Guardian's "Drown attack: how weakened encryption jeopardizes 'secure' sites"
March 2, 2016

Rahul Mangharam and Aaron Roth Receive PECASE Awards
March 1, 2016

Daniel Lee Elected AAAI Fellow
February 26, 2016

Danielle Bassett, David Issadore and Lee Bassett Recieve 2016 NSF Career Awards
February 25, 2016

David Issadore Receives IEEE Philadelphia Section Young Engineer of the Year AwardFebruary 24, 2016

Karen Winey Named American Chemical Society PMSE Fellow
February 24, 2016

Matt Blaze is featured in Newsweek's "How the Sides Line Up In the Apple Encryption Fight"
February 19, 2016

ENIAC is celebrated in CityBizList's "10 Facts And A 1991 Video To Celebrate The 70th Birthday Of The ENIAC"
February 16, 2016

2015-16 Y-Prize Winners featured in Philadelphia Inquirer's "New fermentation process helps Penn students brew future"
February 16, 2016

Nader Engheta Receives Honorary Doctorate from Aalto University
February 11, 2016

ENIAC is celebrated in the Philly Voice's "70 years ago, six Philly women became the world's first digital computer programmers"
February 11, 2016

Rob Ghrist is featured in the Daily Pennsylvanian's "Penn Professor Robert Ghrist hopes to make math fun"
February 4, 2016

Daniel Koditschek Receives 2016 IEEE RAS Pioneer Award
February 2, 2016

[Video] Dawn Bonnell is featured in NSF series focusing on nanotechnology
January 27, 2016

RAMEAR wins thirteenth PennApps
January 25, 2016

Robert Ghrist is featured in Philly Voice's "Penn professor, leader in topology, changing the face of math education"
January 7, 2016

I-Wei Chen is quoted in Power Systems Design's "Energy breakthrough offers EV power without the wait"
January 5, 2016


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