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  Three Penn Engineers Receive Inaugural President's Innovation Prize
 
Penn Engineering seniors, William Duckworth, Sade Oba and Alfredo Muniz today were among the four undergraduates selected as the inaugural Presidentís Innovation Prize recipients. Awarded annually, the Prize is intended to help Penn students design and undertake innovative, commercial ventures that make a positive difference in the world.
 
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  Three Penn Engineers Selected for Forbes 2016 '30 Under 30' List
 
Penn Engineering students, Morgan Snyder, Spencer Penn and Yash Mulgaonkar, are among this year's Forbes 2016 '30 Under 30' honorees. Since 2012, the list has spotlighted "entrepreneurial-minded bright young stars who are transforming the world." The 2016 class includes 600 of the greatest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different industries.
 
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  Robert Carpick Elected STLE Fellow
  Robert Carpick, John Henry Towne Professor and Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics with a secondary appointment in Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected Fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).Fellow Membership recognizes long-term Members who have made a significant impact on the field of tribology and lubrication engineering.
 
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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.