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  Exploring New Worlds: Penn Students Design an Ice Drilling Robot for Mars
  Wanda Lipps, Gautam Nagaraj, and Michael Gromis, all graduates of Penn Engineering’s Class of 2017, watched as a large drill, supported by a boxy metal frame, dug down into a container of dirt and ice. The students, members of the Mars Water Horizons team at Penn, were testing an ice drilling robot they had built as part of a NASA student challenge to design a system that could recover water from the surface of Mars.
 
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  Jordan Raney is Reimagining Materials for 3D Printers
 
Working at the intersection of mechanical engineering, physics, materials science and nanoscience, Jordan Raney, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is developing new engineering materials by controlling their structure at multiple length scales simultaneously.
 
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  Penn Researchers Gain Insight Into a Physical Phenomenon That Leads to Earthquakes
 
In a Penn-based project led by Robert Carpick, John Henry Towne Professor and chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Kaiwen Tian, a graduate student in Physics, researchers seek to understand the friction of rocks from a more physical point of view at the nanoscale.
 
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  Backster, a Posture-Tracking Wearable, wins 2017 Senior Design Competition
 
Each spring, Penn Engineering's Senior Design Project Competition pits teams from the school’s six departments against one another. This year’s first place project was Backster, a shirt imbued with orientation sensors that can provide real-time feedback on the wearer’s posture.
 
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Penn Engineering is now on Medium. Follow the blog to stay up-to-date on the latest research coming out of Penn Engineering labs — from bio-inspired robots, to gun-violence-tracking databases, to catalysts for green energy — and to hear from students as they work on projects locally, nationally and around the world.

 

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Penn Engineering is now on Medium. Follow the blog to stay up-to-date on the latest research coming out of Penn Engineering labs — from bio-inspired robots, to gun-violence-tracking databases, to catalysts for green energy — and to hear from students as they work on projects locally, nationally and around the world.