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|Pure to Applied|
Robert Ghrist, Andrea Mitchell University Professor with appointments in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Mathematics, is using one of mathematics' most abstract disciplines—algebraic topology—to solve real-world problems in robotics and sensor networks.
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|Penn's THORwIn Takes Home Gold at RoboCup|
The University of Pennsylvania's robotic soccer team continues its international reign, winning the Robot Soccer World Cup's AdultSize Humanoid League for the second year in a row. Its robot, THORwIn, a collaboration with UCLA, beat Iran’s Team Baset in a 5-4 shootout.
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|Singh Center Receives $5 Million NSF Grant to Establish Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Hub|
The Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology was awarded a five-year, $5 Million grant by the National Science Foundation to establish the Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Hub for Research, Education, and Innovation. Penn's nanotechnology hub will be part of a nationwide effort to increase access to such research facilities for the public good.
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|Using Math to Engineer Social Systems|
Rakesh Vohra, George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE) in Penn Engineering and Economics at Wharton, is on a mission to use his strong background in mathematics to address important societal issues.