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|Changchun Liu Receives 2016 W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Research Award|
|Changchun Liu, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is the recipient of a one-year, $100,000 W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Research Award for his proposal titled, "A New Approach for Concurrent Detection of HIV Co-Infections."|
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|Cutting Edge: Senior Design Project WAZER is a Million-dollar Idea|
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics major Nisan Lerea graduated in 2012, but he is still working on his Senior Design Project: WAZER; a low-cost, tabletop machine that can cut any material with an ultra-high pressure stream of water. Lerea and former Penn's FSAE racing teammates Matt Nowicki, Dan Meana and Christian Moore are now turning WAZER into a business.
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|For This Mechanical Engineer, Curling is Both a Family Tradition and a Physics Lesson|
Cody Clouser, junior in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, continues a legacy of competitive curling that began nearly 60 years ago, with his grandparents being among the founding members of the the Philadelphia Curling Club in Paoli, Pa. Today, he continues his family's legacy on the junior team, consisting of those age 21 and under, and also leads the next generation of athletes as president of the Curling Club at Penn.
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|Penn Scientists Receive $24 Million Grant to Establish MechanoBiology Center|
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $24 Million, five-year grant to establish a Science and Technology Center (STC) focused on engineering mechanobiology. It will be led by co-directors Vivek Shenoy, Professor in Materials Science and Engineering and Yale E. Goldman, Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics and Penn Medicine.