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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 17, 2013

Penn Engineers’ Nanoantennas Improve Infrared Sensing

A team of University of Pennsylvania engineers has used a pattern of nanoantennas to develop a new way of turning infrared light into mechanical action, opening the door to more sensitive infrared cameras and more compact chemical-analysis techniques.

Video: The End Is the Beginning

April 25, 2013

Mitchell Marcus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about ENIAC.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 20, 2013

Penn Research Makes Advance in Nanotech Gene Sequencing Technique

The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority. One promising technique involves reading DNA bases using changes in electrical current as they are threaded through a nanoscopic hole.

Robotic Fly Takes to the Air, Briefly

May 2, 2013

Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about microrobot-development research.

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Video: Iron Arm

May 1, 2013

The development of an exoskeleton prototype called the TitanArm created by undergraduate students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted.

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Video: Tiny Flying Robots! Meet the Quadrotor

May 1, 2013

Vijay Kumar and doctoral student Matthew Turpin of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are quoted about developing quadrotors.

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Video: UPenn’s TitanArm Exoskeleton Prototype Makes Light Work of Heavy Lifting

May 1, 2013

Working under the supervision of Jonathan Fiene, undergraduate students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted for their development of an exoskeleton prototype.

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Video: 3D Printing a Revolution Across Delaware Valley

April 27, 2013

Jordan Miller of the School of Engineering and Applied Science explains how a 3D-printing technique developed in the lab of Penn Engineering professor Chris Chen could help grow organs for transplantation.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 29, 2013

Penn Research Helps to Show How Turbulence Can Occur Without Inertia

Anyone who has flown in an airplane knows about turbulence, or when the flow of a fluid — in this case, the flow of air over the wings — becomes chaotic and unstable. For more than a century, the field of fluid mechanics has posited that turbulence scales with inertia, and so massive things, like planes, have an easier time causing it.

Video: Tech Gets ‘Touchy-Feely’ With Haptic Engineering

April 18, 2013

Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for studying haptic engineering.

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