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  Dennis Discher Named 2015 AAAS Fellow

Dennis E. Discher, the Robert D. Bent Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), "for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the effects of matrix and cytoskeletal physical properties and forces on cell physiology and stem cell development."

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  Adam Farabaugh Receives 2015 SAE International Rumbaugh Outstanding Student Leader Award
Adam Farabaugh, MSE student in Robotics, is the recipient of the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers International Rumbaugh Outstanding Student Leader Award for "demonstrating outstanding leadership skills in one or more SAE activities."
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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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  Singh Center Receives $5 Million NSF Grant to Establish Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Hub
The Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology was awarded a five-year, $5 Million grant by the National Science Foundation to establish the Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Hub for Research, Education, and Innovation. Penn's nanotechnology hub will be part of a nationwide effort to increase access to such research facilities for the public good.
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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.