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|Senior Design 2016 in Review|
|Penn Engineers, students and faculty alike, anticipate the month of May and what the best and brightest minds of each class have innovated. With ideas from improving cancer detection to responsive building materials, the slate of projects that comprised the 2016 Senior Design Competition was no exception. This year, top honors went to "OCEANUS: Autonomous Wave-Powered Desalination," developed by Chevonae Walcott, William Cheng, Christina Springer and Sasha Klebnikov, seniors from both MEAM and MSE.|
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|Penn Engineers Develop $2 Portable Zika Test|
Haim Bau, Professor, and Changchun Liu, Research Assistant Professor, both in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics have developed a $2 genetic test for the Zika virus that could deliver results while the patient waits.
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|Pedro Ponte Castaneda Receives 2016 ASME Warner T. Koiter Medal|
Pedro Ponte Castaneda, Raymond S. Markowitz Faculty Fellow and Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is the recipient of the 2016 Warner T. Koiter Medal "for his world-leading development of theoretical tools of great power, elegance and practical importance for the analysis of the nonlinear response of composite materials."
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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.