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|Portonovo Ayyaswamy Receives UCLA Engineering Alumni Professional Achievement Award|
Portonovo Ayyaswamy, Asa Whitney Professor of Dynamical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is the recipient of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science's Engineering Alumni Professional Achievement Award. The award is one of the school's highest honors.
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|Threading the Needle with GRASP's Latest Quadrotor Trick|
Giuseppe Loianno, a research scientist in robotics with the GRASP lab, and Vijay Kumar, Professor and Nemirovsky Family Dean of Penn Engineering, just debuted their latest creation: a quadrotor that can pull off aggressive maneuvers using only on-board sensors and computation.
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|Teachers Get Crash Course in Robotics|
|The Research Experience for Teachers initiative paired local middle school teachers, tasked with conducting graduate-level science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) research, with doctoral students working in the labs of Vijay Kumar, Penn Engineering Nemirovsky Family Dean,Dan Koditschek, Alfred Fitler Moore Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering, Kostas Daniilidis, Professor in Computer and Information Science.|
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|Innovation Prize Awarded for Device That Continuously Tracks Body Temperature|
Penn Engineering alumnus William Duckworth and Aaron Goldstein, graduate of the Wharton School, have created "Fever Smart," a digital thermometer that is applied like a Band-Aid under a patient's arm and wirelessly feeds temperature to a smartphone. They are two of the four winners of the inaugural President's Innovation Prize.