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  Earthquakes at the Nanoscale
 
Robert Carpick collaborates with Cornell postdoctoral researcher Kaiwen Tian and Penn alumni David Goldsby, to publish a paper in Physical Review Letters which attempts to tackle the devastation of earthquakes by investigating the laws of friction at the smallest possible scale, the nanoscale.
 
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  Penn Engineers Update a User-friendly Device for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
  In 2016, Haim Bau, professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM), and a team of Penn Engineers published a paper introducing a hand-held device for detecting Zika virus by screening saliva, urine, or blood samples for signature genetic material of the Zika virus. Since their initial paperís publishing, the researchers have been working to completely automate the device, so that anyone, including those without medical or scientific training, can use it.
 
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  Celia Reina Receives Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty
 
Celia Reina, William K. Gemmill Term Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, has been selected to receive the Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty. This award is given annually to emerging junior faculty who exemplify the creative use and development of mechanics.
 
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  Penn Electric Racing Gears Up For This Years' Competition With An Innovative New Design
 
Penn Electric Racing, a team of about 60 students at the University of Pennsylvania, design and build electric cars to race in the Formula SAE Electric competition each year. Penn President Amy Gutmann paid the students a visit in their workshop to hear more about the club and its successes and congratulate the students on how far they've come.
 
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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.