School of Engineering & Applied Science

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Media Contact:Madeleine Kruhly | mkruhly@sas.upenn.edu | 215-898-1435June 26, 2013

Penn’s Rachleff Scholars: The Best of Engineering

For a select group of engineering undergraduates in the Rachleff Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania, summer will be spent conducting research that ranges from robotics to cancer cells.

The Future Of Flight: Swarms Will Dominate The Sky

June 25, 2013

Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for his work with the GRASP Lab.

Article Source: Popular Science

NSA Does Not Collect Cellphone Location Data, Officials Say

June 24, 2013

Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about getting answers about electronic security.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 25, 2013

Penn to Implement AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative

The University of Pennsylvania has been named a project site for the Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, a multiyear, multimillion dollar project that aims to improve the quality of education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

NSA Surveillance: Don’t Underestimate the Extraordinary Power of Metadata

June 21, 2013

Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses the significance of metadata.

Article Source: The Guardian

Penn Names Dawn Bonnell Head of Research

June 19, 2013

Dawn A. Bonnell of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted for being named vice provost for research.

Article Source: The Business Journals
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 18, 2013

Dawn Bonnell Appointed Vice Provost for Research at Penn

Dawn A. Bonnell has been named vice provost for research at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 17, 2013

Mark Allen Named Scientific Director of Penn’s Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Mark G. Allen has been named the inaugural scientific director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Google-Led Denials Leave Room for U.S. Web Surveillance

June 8, 2013

Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about the NSA/PRISM scandal.

Article Source: Bloomberg
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 3, 2013

Penn Research Shows Way to Improve Stem Cells’ Cartilage Formation

Cartilage injuries are difficult to repair. Current surgical options generally involve taking a piece from another part of the injured joint and patching over the damaged area, but this approach involves damaging healthy cartilage, and a person’s cartilage may still deteriorate with age.