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  Q&A with Elizabeth Hitti: Engineer and Field Hockey Co-Captain Named to 2015 Academic All-Ivy
 
Elizabeth Hitti, senior in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics with a minor in English, has been named to the prestigious Penn Academic All-Ivy list for her excellence in both scholarly pursuits and athletics. Each fall, the eight universities in the Ivy League each choose 10 student-athletes (five men, five women) to receive this honor.
 
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  Three Penn Engineers Selected for Forbes 2016 '30 Under 30' List
 
Penn Engineering students, Morgan Snyder, Spencer Penn and Yash Mulgaonkar, are among this year's Forbes 2016 '30 Under 30' honorees. Since 2012, the list has spotlighted "entrepreneurial-minded bright young stars who are transforming the world." The 2016 class includes 600 of the greatest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different industries.
 
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  Penn Researchers Discover Why E. coli Move Faster in Syrup-like Fluids Than in Water
 
In a study led by Paulo Arratia, associate professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, researchers from Penn Engineering and the School of Arts & Sciences have come together to find an answer to why E. coli cells move faster and farther in viscoelastic fluids. Their findings could inform disease models and treatments, or even help design microscopic swimming robots.
 
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  Penn Engineering Student Shares Love of Science and Sustainability
 
David Shields, senior in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM), is an aspiring engineer who focuses on making a difference locally by volunteering with the University of Pennsylvania chapter of Engineers Without Borders. The local committee of Engineers Without Borders is a group that believes a big difference can be made in their own backyard.
 
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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.