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  Swimming Algae Offer Penn Researchers Insights Into Living Fluid Dynamics
 


Paulo Arratia, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and his lab conducted a study examining the swimming dynamics of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, a unicellular green alga that propels itself with two whip-like flagella, in fluids exhibiting a range of properties.

 
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  Penn Engineering Students Receive President's Engagement Prize
 
President Amy Gutmann announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Penn Engineering’s Adrian Lievano and Matthew Lisle were selected for their project “Homegrown Organic Purification Project,” where they will develop and implement a rainwater catchment and purification system in Kimana, Kenya.
 
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  Vijay Kumar Named Dean of Penn Engineering
 
Penn President Amy Gutmann announced that Vijay Kumar will be the next dean of Penn Engineering, effective July 1, 2015. Provost Vincent Price called him a person of "experience and vision." The selection of Dr. Kumar, UPS Foundation Professor, successfully concludes a comprehensive search to find a successor to Eduardo Glandt.
 
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  Penn Engineering alumni firm builds desktop 3-D printers
 
Penn Engineering alumni, Danny Cabrera and Ricardo Solorzano, cofounded the medical innovation company BioBots, which builds high resolution, low cost 3-D printers that use cells to build living tissue and organs. On Sunday, the team of bioengineers won $1,000 and the title of "most innovative" at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, TX, beating out 48 other companies.
 
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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!