Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Titan Arm developed by SEAS undergraduates are nominated in two categories.
School of Engineering & Applied Science
A team of scientists and physicians at the University of Pennsylvania will lead a four-year effort worth as much as $22.5 million to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in people who suffer from memory loss due to disease or traumatic injury.
By Christina Cook
Through its Open Learning initiative, the University of Pennsylvania is dramatically transforming the who, what, when and where of learning, making the resources of higher education accessible to millions more people than ever before.
Undergraduate student Spencer Penn of the School of Engineering and Applied Science writes about leading a team that has designed a cavity fighting chewing gum and a plan for distributing it in the developing world.
Robert Carpick, Nicholas Parrotta and Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discuss a 3-D printing facility.
Angiogenesis, the sprouting of new blood vessels from pre-existing ones, is essential to the body’s development. As organs grow, vascular networks must grow with them to feed new cells and remove their waste. The same process, however, also plays a critical role in the onset and progression of many cancers, as it allows the rapid growth of tumors.
Mitch Marcus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on privacy concerns and violations surrounding facial-recognition software.