PHILADELPHIA — Many recent advances in microtechnology and nanotechnology depend on microscopic spherical particles self-assembling into large-scale aggregates to form a relatively limited range of crystalline structures. Directed assembly is a new branch of this field, where scientists figure out how to make particles assemble to form a broad range of structures at given locations.
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PHILADELPHIA – The Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania has released a new report, “The Rise of Social Government: An Advanced Guide and Review of Social Media’s Role in Local Government Operations,” providing hard data about the growing use of social media in local governments.
Penn bioengineering research about 3D printing is featured.
Vice President Robin Beck of Information Systems and Computing discusses “Exploration Days” at ISC.
Ross Koppel of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on flaws in systems created for electronic medical records.
PHIADELPHIA — Alternative energy research projects involving four faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded grants from the Energy Commercialization Institute, a translational-research partnership that draws upon several regional universities.