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|Penn Engineering Intro Class Gets a Power Boost|
|As computers become more enmeshed in everyday life, both their software and hardware are becoming accessible to the average person. Whereas DIY enthusiasts of earlier generations tackled birdhouses and AM radios, this generation is making its own robots, 3-D printers and cell phone accessories. Knowing that incoming freshmen are ready to hit the ground running in this arena, Dan Lee, professor in ESE, and Siddharth Deliwala, the ESE undergrad lab manager, have rolled out a new course.|
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From the Lab to the Cloud
Facebook. Instagram. Twitter. Flickr. If you have a smartphone, you've probably taken a picture or video and posted it, messaged it or shared it without thinking of what it takes to power your device. Meet Marc Loinaz (EE'88), one of the engineers behind the technology that allows smartphones to capture our lives and interconnect us so powerfully, and who has helped bring this technology to market.
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|Celebrating the Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology|
|The Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology was officially opened with dedication ceremonies on October 4. The region's premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative partnerships in nanotechnology, the 78,000 square-foot center serves as the University's focal point for groundbreaking work in the emerging field of nanotechnology, which involves the manipulation of matter on an atomic and molecular scale.|
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|Penn Engineering Receives Grant to Establish National Transportation Research Center|
Penn Engineering and Carnegie Mellon University are the recipients of a $5.65 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant for a joint research center to conduct transportation technology research and development. The two-year grant will allow the Penn-CMU partnership, Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation, or T-SET, to continue to develop and implement new technologies.