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  Teachers Get Crash Course in Robotics
  The Research Experience for Teachers initiative paired local middle school teachers, tasked with conducting graduate-level science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) research, with doctoral students working in the labs of Vijay Kumar, Penn Engineering Nemirovsky Family Dean,Dan Koditschek, Alfred Fitler Moore Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering, Kostas Daniilidis, Professor in Computer and Information Science.
 
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  ESE Paper Receives 2016 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award
 
Sergio Pequitto, post doctoral researcher in Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE), and George Pappas, Joseph Moore Professor and Chair of ESE, are the recipients of the 2016 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award. This award is given by the American Automatic Control Council (AACC) in recognition of the best paper appearing at the American Control Conference, the year preceding the award.
 
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  Two Penn Seniors to Aid Parkinson's Patients With Innovative Motion-tracking Device
 
As two of the four winners of the inaugural President's Innovation Prize, Alfredo Muniz, senior in Electrical and Systems Engineering and Sade Oba, senior in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, aim to buildwearable sensors that track the movement of their user's limbs throughout the day. Doctors, physical therapists and their patients can use this data as part of treatment regimes to monitor progress and set goals.
 
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  Penn Engineers Develop First Transistors Made Entirely of Nanocrystal 'Inks'
 
In a study led by Cherie Kagan, Stephen J. Angello Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering, Penn engineers have shown a new approach for making transistor fabrication devices: sequentially depositing their components in the form of liquid nanocrystal "inks." Their new study opens the door for electrical components to be built into flexible or wearable applications.
 
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Y-Prize Competition 2015-2016

We have selected three exciting new technologies created by Penn researchers, and now it’s your turn to propose the best commercial applications. We invite you to unleash your creativity, build your entrepreneurial skills, and team up with some great people along the way.Please join us for the Y-Prize Kick-off on Monday, September 28th, 6:30–9:00 p.m. at the Smilow Center for Translational Research. The winner will receive $10,000 and licensing support to help launch their business. Three finalists teams will each receive $2,500. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.

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Y-Prize Competition 2015-2016

We have selected three exciting new technologies created by Penn researchers, and now it’s your turn to propose the best commercial applications. We invite you to unleash your creativity, build your entrepreneurial skills, and team up with some great people along the way.Please join us for the Y-Prize Kick-off on Monday, September 28th, 6:30–9:00 p.m. at the Smilow Center for Translational Research. The winner will receive $10,000 and licensing support to help launch their business. Three finalists teams will each receive $2,500. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.

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Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds, hosted by the Engineering Deans' Advisory Board (EDAB) on October 1, featured eight Penn Engineering professors who discussed, in less than 100 seconds, research, personal passions, or any other topic that interested them. View videos from the lectures here.