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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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  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.
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Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds, hosted by the Engineering Deans' Advisory Board (EDAB) on October 1, featured eight Penn Engineering professors who discussed, in less than 100 seconds, research, personal passions, or any other topic that interested them. View videos from the lectures here.

Penn's Electric Racecar Revs Up Philly Auto Show

Penn Electric Racing, the student-run organization dedicated to creating clean-energy vehicles, completed "REV0," a gas-free car capable of accelerating from zero to 60 miles per hour in slightly more than three seconds. The car is on display this week at the Philadelphia Auto Show, where Penn Electric Racing hopes to attract additional support and excite the show’s thousands of attendees about electric vehicles.Watch the video!


Y-Prize Competition 2015-2016

We have selected three exciting new technologies created by Penn researchers, and now it’s your turn to propose the best commercial applications. We invite you to unleash your creativity, build your entrepreneurial skills, and team up with some great people along the way.Please join us for the Y-Prize Kick-off on Monday, September 28th, 6:30–9:00 p.m. at the Smilow Center for Translational Research. The winner will receive $10,000 and licensing support to help launch their business. Three finalists teams will each receive $2,500. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.