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  Two Penn Seniors to Aid Parkinson's Patients With Innovative Motion-tracking Device
 
As two of the four winners of the inaugural President's Innovation Prize, Alfredo Muniz, senior in Electrical and Systems Engineering and Sade Oba, senior in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, aim to buildwearable sensors that track the movement of their user's limbs throughout the day. Doctors, physical therapists and their patients can use this data as part of treatment regimes to monitor progress and set goals.
 
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  Lilu Team Wins iDesign Prize
  A team of Penn Engineers, consisting of graduate students Adriana Vazquez (IPD), Alexandra Looney (IPD), Clementine Gilbert (IPD) and Sujay Suresh (EE), have won the Second Annual iDesign Prize Competition for their invention Lilu - an automated pumping bra - walking away with a $50,000 check to help launch the innovative product design venture. The Prize nurtures the next generation of leaders in the field and promotes the design of physical objects that solve a real-world problem.
 
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  Penn Engineering 2016 Teaching Awards
 
Brian Chow, Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, Andreas Haeberlen, Raj and Neera Singh Assistant Professor in Computer and Information Science and Graham Wabiszewski, Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, are the 2016 recipients of the annual Penn Engineering teaching and advising awards.
 
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  Leading by Example
  Susan Davidson, Weiss Professor in Computer and Information Science, Portonovo Ayyaswamy, Asa Whitney Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics and Jan Van der Spiegel, Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering, are not just participants in professional societies like the IEEE Solid State-Circuits Society, or the Computing Research Association, they are highly sought after when these organizations are looking for leaders.
 
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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.