Students Joe Polin, Alex Neier, Justin Starr and Joe Hill, associate dean Beth Winkelstein and Bruce Kothmann of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for senior project presentations for engineering students.
School of Engineering & Applied Science
By Marjorie Ferrone
It can take what John Nappo calls “blood, sweat and tears” to materialize a dream, but this is the price he and fellow University of Pennsylvania students Sade Oba, Emre Tanirgan and Gabrielle Patterson say they willingly paid in return for a finalist position in Walt Disney Imagineering’s 23rd Imaginations competition.
Nicole Woon, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to the board of directors of the Society of Women Engineers.
Four undergraduates from the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Wharton School are highlighted for developing “GoogolPlex,” a Siri hack that helps control other devices.
The “Titan Arm” developed by students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured.
Elizabeth Beattie, Nicholas McGill, Nick Parrotta and Nikolay Vladimirov of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for developing the Titan Arm.
By attaching short sequences of single-stranded DNA to nanoscale building blocks, researchers can design structures that can effectively build themselves.
Organizers of Philly's Tech Week mention that a tour of Penn's nanofabrication lab is included in event.