School of Engineering & Applied Science

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
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 12, 2014

As Both Student and Teacher, Penn’s Trey Smith Impacts Philadelphia Education

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From Beauregard, Ala., to Washington, D.C., John “Trey” Smith III is invested in the success of America’s education system.

By Marjorie Ferrone

From Beauregard, Ala., to Washington, D.C., John “Trey” Smith III is invested in the success of America’s education system.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 9, 2014

Two Penn Professors Receive Humboldt Awards

Two University of Pennsylvania professors have been awarded Humboldt Research Awards to fund year-long collaborations with colleagues in Germany.

Robotics at Penn

Penn has long been a hub of robotics research, and continues to be at the center of this expanding field of study, designing intelligent machines for the changing times.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 6, 2014

LabTV Showcases Penn Researchers and Student Filmmakers

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A series of videos produced by student filmmakers at the University of Pennsylvania has put young biomedical researchers around campus in the spotlight.

A series of videos produced by student filmmakers at the University of Pennsylvania has put young biomedical researchers around campus in the spotlight.