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  Exploring New Worlds: Penn Students Design an Ice Drilling Robot for Mars
  Wanda Lipps, Gautam Nagaraj, and Michael Gromis, all graduates of Penn Engineering's Class of 2017, watched as a large drill, supported by a boxy metal frame, dug down into a container of dirt and ice. The students, members of the Mars Water Horizons team at Penn, were testing an ice drilling robot they had built as part of a NASA student challenge to design a system that could recover water from the surface of Mars.
 
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  These Small Robots are Inspired by Origami
 
Roboticist Cynthia Sung has been doing origami since she was young. In collaboration with researchers from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Columbia University, Sung is developing a tool for designing custom ground robots, which can walk or use wheels to move on the ground. The tool, called Interactive Robogami, is based on a database of robot parts which users can combine together like a "virtual Lego set."
 
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  Greg Robinov: Getting Ready to "Flip the Switch" on a Power Plant in Mexico
 
Greg Robinov, a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM), loves to be involved on campus. As both a MEAM mentor and a board member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Robinov enjoys serving the engineering community and lending a hand to underclassmen. Looking ahead, Robinov plans to utilize his technical and analytical education to move into an engineering management role within the energy sector.
 
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  Thirty Faculty Join Penn Engineering
  Penn Engineering is in the midst of its largest faculty expansion in history, adding 30 new faculty members in the span of two years. Vijay Kumar, Nemirovsky Family Dean, has made faculty expansion a priority since his appointment in July 2015. The effort is part of the Penn Engineering 2020 strategic plan, which aims to expand the size of the faculty body to 150, an increase of 33 percent, by the end of the decade.
 
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Penn Engineering is now on Medium. Follow the blog to stay up-to-date on the latest research coming out of Penn Engineering labs — from bio-inspired robots, to gun-violence-tracking databases, to catalysts for green energy — and to hear from students as they work on projects locally, nationally and around the world.

 

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Penn Engineering is now on Medium. Follow the blog to stay up-to-date on the latest research coming out of Penn Engineering labs — from bio-inspired robots, to gun-violence-tracking databases, to catalysts for green energy — and to hear from students as they work on projects locally, nationally and around the world.