Shawndra Hill of the Wharton School comments on smart-phone credit cards.
Technology & Engineering
John Landis of the School of Design comments on public housing as a portion of new housing in Philadelphia.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s GRASP lab’s quadrotor robot is showcased.
Laurie Olin of the School of Design is cited for his landscape architecture work at the Washington Monument site.
Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication says social networking can be used to gather ideas and information without engaging directly.
Jonathan Smith of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is cited for his work on Internet data centers.
University of Pennsylvania Awarded $7.5 Million From NSF to Contribute “Nebula” to Next Internet Architecture
PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration of network researchers led by Jonathan Smith of the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded $7.5 million by the National Science Foundation to help build a network architecture, Nebula, to support trustworthy “cloud computing” with a secure, more robust next-generation Internet.
The interdisciplinary team includes computer scientists, legal scholars and an economist and will collaborate with industrial researchers from Cisco Systems Inc.
Penn student volunteers and their middle-school partners will launch rockets and power boats as part of a week-long summer course designed to get young people excited about science and technology.