School of Engineering & Applied Science

UPenn Student Is a Finalist in a Nickelodeon Film Festival

November 22, 2009
Jason Merrin, a student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is a finalist in the 2009 Nickelodeon Animation Festival.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)
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Penn Freshman’s Entry in Nickelodeon Animation Festival Is a Finalist; Voting Continues through Nov. 29

PHILADELPHIA –- Jason Merrin, a freshman in the Digital Media Design program at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, is a finalist in the 2009 Nickelodeon Animation Festival.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 13, 2009
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 22, 2009

Penn Study: Transforming Nanowires Into Nano-Tools Using Cation Exchange Reactions


PHILADELPHIA –- A team of engineers from the University of Pennsylvania has transformed simple nanowires into reconfigurable materials and circuits, demonstrating a novel, self-assembling method for chemically creating nanoscale structures that are not possible to grow or obtain otherwise.

Area Student Wins Prize for Young Heroes

October 22, 2009
Jonathan Leung, a student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, wins the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work with Helping Hunger.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Memory Molecules and Lack of Sleep

October 22, 2009
Ted Abel of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research on sleep deprivation.
Article Source: Nature

Science Center Grant Winners Named

October 22, 2009
Paul Ducheyne of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is awarded a grant to study nanotechnology.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Self-Assembly Used to Make Molecule-Sized Particles With Patches of Charge

October 21, 2009
Dennis Discher of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for his research on nanotechnology.
Article Source: ScienceDaily

Why Sleepyheads Forget

October 21, 2009
David Dinges of the Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine and Ted Abel of the School of Arts and Sciences discuss research on sleep deprivation and its cognitive consequences.
Article Source: Science
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 20, 2009

Penn Team Uses Self-Assembly to Make Tiny Particles With Patches of Charge


PHILADELPHIA –- Physicists, chemists and engineers at the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated a novel method for the controlled formation of patchy particles, using charged, self-assembling molecules that may one day serve as drug-delivery vehicles to combat disease and perhaps be used in small batteries that store and release charge.