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  Penn Engineering 2015 Teaching Awards
 
Three Penn Engineering faculty members have been selected to receive the 2015 Penn Engineering Teaching Awards. The recipients of the annual Penn Engineering teaching and advising awards are gifted educators who inspire students with their dedication and excellence. Each awardee was selected directly by Penn Engineering students after thoughtful consideration.
 
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  Penn Researchers Join Two NSF Projects on Medical Cyber-physical Systems
 
Vijay Kumar, UPS Foundation Professor, and Rahul Mangharam, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, are participating in large-scale National Science Foundation projects on cyber-physical systems with medical applications.
 
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  First Place Finish for Pennís Electric Race Car
 
Penn Electric Racing has taken home top honors at the Formula SAE competition. The event pits custom-built, high-performance racecars against one another. This year, the teamís REV1 car took first place among electrics overall, winning seven of the eight categories. These included overall design, cornering, endurance and time-trials on a full racetrack.
 
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  Penn Researchers Develop a New Type of Gecko-like Gripper
 
Kevin Turner, Gabel Family Term Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and graduate student Helen Minsky are developing a new kind of gripper, motivated by the ability of animals like the gecko to grip and release surfaces, that is perfectly suited for the delicate work involved in semiconductor manufacturing.
 
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We Can Print In 3-D!

Our Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics students can print their designs using a Dimension Elite 3D printer. Check it out!

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!

 

MEAM Undergraduate Women's Dinner

On March 26, the MEAM Department held a dinner for undergraduate women studying Mechanical Engineering at Penn. More 50% of the women studying MEAM attended. Check it Out!