School of Engineering & Applied Science

Building Soluble Circuits to Help End E-waste

June 11, 2014

Mark Allen, director of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology, shares his comments on soluble circuits.

Article Source: Popular Science

Meet Joytone: the Raspberry Pi Musical Instrument With Joysticks for Keys

June 6, 2014

BSE students Dave Sharples and David Glanzman from SEAS have created a new musical instrument with joysticks for keys.

Article Source: Gearburn

How Not to Pay the Price for Free Wi-Fi

June 4, 2014

Nadia Heninger of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the significance of encrypted websites while using Wi-Fi.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Susan McDonnell | susanmcd@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-573-7352June 3, 2014

Combatting TBI by Engineering Resilience in the Brain

May 31, 2014

Vivek Shenoy of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about traumatic brain injury research.

Article Source: LiveScience
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 2, 2014

University of Pennsylvania Establishes Penn Center for Innovation

President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.   

Google Project Tango: Watch the 3D-Mapping Smartphone Ride an Autonomous Drone

May 23, 2014

Vijay Kumar and researchers from the GRASP Lab in the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for combining Google’s Project Tango with a Parrot AR.Drone 2.0.

Video: Drone Equipped With Google’s 3D-sensing Phone Won’t Be Deterred

May 22, 2014

Researchers from the GRASP Lab in the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured in a video highlighting an autonomous quadrotor.

Article Source: Engadget

Video: Flying Robots: Nature Inspires Next Generation Design

May 22, 2014

Penn researchers of the GRASP Lab in the School of Engineering and Applied Science are cited for engineering a quadrotor project.

Article Source: BBC
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 14, 2014