School of Engineering & Applied Science

Letting the Machines Decide

July 13, 2010

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says computers are aiding stock market traders in ways experts can’t.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Congress Looks at Mobile Location Services and Privacy

June 23, 2010

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science provides expert testimony at a congressional hearing on mobile location services.

Article Source: Washington Post

U. Penn Group Builds 'Virtual Blood' Simulator

June 22, 2010

Scott Diamond of the School of Engineering and Applied Science leads a team of researchers in the creation of a virtual heart attack simulator.

New Scientist TV -- Best of the Web

June 21, 2010

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s GRASP lab’s Quadcopter UAV is showcased.

Article Source: NewScientist

RoboCup Teams Worldwide Strive to Bend It Like C3PO

June 10, 2010

Dan Lee and students Aylin Caliskan and Veevee Cai of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured as they prepare to compete in RoboCup 2010 in Singapore.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Video: Quadcopter UAV Careens Through Extremely Tight Spaces Autonomously

June 4, 2010

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s GRASP lab showcases its Quadcopter UAV.

Article Source: Popular Science

Knowing the Enemy, One Avatar at a Time

May 30, 2010

Barry Silverman of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for his work on virtual reality simulations for the U.S. military.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Knowing the Enemy, One Avatar at a Time

May 30, 2010

Barry Silverman of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses the advantages of virtual villages.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Wireless Revolution May Reach Inside Microchips

May 26, 2010

Nader Engheta of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says the trick to reducing interference along cramped transistors may be to go wireless.

Article Source: NewScientist

Rail Renaming Is a Mistake

May 26, 2010

Vukan Vuchic of the School of Engineering and Applied Science authors an op-ed on SEPTA’s planned revision to train signage.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer