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|Portonovo Ayyaswamy Receives UCLA Engineering Alumni Professional Achievement Award|
Portonovo Ayyaswamy, Asa Whitney Professor of Dynamical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is the recipient of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science's Engineering Alumni Professional Achievement Award. The award is one of the school's highest honors.
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|Meet Piccolissimo: The World's Smallest Self-powered Controllable Flying Vehicle|
Matt Piccoli, grad student in Mark Yim's ModLab, has created the world's smallest controllable flying vehicle. Named "Piccolissimo" - "tiniest" in Italian - swarms of these low-cost robots would be perfect for one-way reconnoissance missions into dangerous environments.
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|Teachers Get Crash Course in Robotics|
|The Research Experience for Teachers initiative paired local middle school teachers, tasked with conducting graduate-level science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) research, with doctoral students working in the labs of Vijay Kumar, Penn Engineering Nemirovsky Family Dean,Dan Koditschek, Alfred Fitler Moore Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering, Kostas Daniilidis, Professor in Computer and Information Science.|
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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.