Technology & Engineering


Bioethics Gets an Airing

July 7, 2010

President Amy Gutmann debates synthetic biology.

Article Source: Nature

Low-Tech Pregnancy Device Might Help Birth Attendants Reduce Maternal Mortality

July 6, 2010

Barbara Reale of the School of Nursing leads birth simulation exercises.

Article Source: Washington Post

Congress Looks at Mobile Location Services and Privacy

June 23, 2010

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science provides expert testimony at a congressional hearing on mobile location services.

Article Source: Washington Post

U. Penn Group Builds 'Virtual Blood' Simulator

June 22, 2010

Scott Diamond of the School of Engineering and Applied Science leads a team of researchers in the creation of a virtual heart attack simulator.

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Penn Ranks Among Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT

PHILADELPHIA– June 22, 2010 – The University of Pennsylvania announces that IDG’s Computerworld Magazine has ranked Penn’s Information Systems & Computing organization #5 nationally and #1 in the Mid-Atlantic region in its 2010 Best Places To Work In IT survey.  This is the sixth consecutive year the organization has been ranked #1 in the Mid-Atlantic.  The survey recognizes employers that challenge their IT staff with interesting and exciting projects while providing great benefits a

New Scientist TV -- Best of the Web

June 21, 2010

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s GRASP lab’s Quadcopter UAV is showcased.

Article Source: NewScientist

Audio: High Demand Backlogs iPhone 4 Orders

June 17, 2010

Peter Fader of the Wharton School comments on iPhone shortages.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Apple to Tread Carefully but It Should Escape Any Brutal Antitrust Legal Battles

June 11, 2010

Christopher Yoo of the Law School discusses Apple’s antitrust legal risks.

Article Source: Financial Times (U.K.)

RoboCup Teams Worldwide Strive to Bend It Like C3PO

June 10, 2010

Dan Lee and students Aylin Caliskan and Veevee Cai of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured as they prepare to compete in RoboCup 2010 in Singapore.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Double-Barreled Disaster

June 8, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the media response to the Gulf oil spill.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer