Three University of Pennsylvania faculty members are among this year’s Sloan Fellowship recipients. Since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has granted yearly fellowships to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them the next generation of scientific leaders.
School of Engineering & Applied Science
Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted on the possible benefits of artificial intelligence.
Nathan Keim and Paulo Arratia from the School of Engineering and Applied Science discuss their research developing new materials to use in stress tests.
When deciding what materials to use in building something, determining how those materials respond to stress and strain is often the first task. A material’s macroscopic, or bulk, properties in this area — whether it can spring back into shape, for example — is generally the product of what is happening on a microscopic scale.
By Marjorie Ferrone
For eight weeks last summer, University of Pennsylvania junior Doug Roman had the opportunity to share his sustainability philosophy at schools in Buenos Aires.
Mark Yim of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about robotic swarms for emergency response.
Frederick Ding’s interest in making an impact by improving the lives of others begins with his work on campus assisting fellow students at the University of Pennsylvania.