Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and her haptics Lab students are featured.
Technology & Engineering
WHO: Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
28 University of Pennsylvania students in Dr. Kuchenbecker’s MEAM 625: Haptic Interfaces graduate-level course on science and technology of touch-based interactions for virtual environments, teleoperation and autonomous robots.
PHILADELPHIA - Mimicking the reflective iridescence of a butterfly's wing, investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a color-changing patch that could be worn on soldiers' helmets and uniforms to indicate the strength of exposure to blasts from explosives in the field.
PHILADELPHIA -- Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have created a revolutionary new technique that will allow scientists to accurately measure the forces cells exert as they move through a three-dimensional environment.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation have announced that the 2011 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition is open for submissions.
Entering its second year, this global competition is the first contest specifically aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and addressing challenges in education. It is designed to connect social entrepreneurs to venture capitalists and other funders interested in improving education.
Step Right Up, Step Right Up -- for the First Annual MAGPI Content Provider Carnival where 22 amazing distance learning content providers will come together all under one virtual tent via live webcast to schools across the country!!
PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration of biologists and bioengineers, including researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $6.25 million, 5-year grant from the Department of Defense to study the effects of blast waves on the neural circuitry of the brain.