Brian Chow Joins Bioengineering Faculty
Brian Chow, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering, is an expert in optogenetics, a field in neuroscience that combines the power of optical control with the precision of genetic techniques to manipulate biological systems. This broad area is significant due to its potential in neurobiology, as well as understanding other complex biological systems. “There […]
Cultivating the next generation of women engineers
A conversation with Professor Susan Margulies The number of women choosing to study engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels has been steadily increasing in the United States during the past two decades. And that is excellent news to Susan Margulies, George H. Stephenson Term Chair and professor in the Bioengineering department. Margulies is among […]
Vijay Kumar: Robots That Fly… and Cooperate
In his lab at Penn, Vijay Kumar and his team build flying quadrotors, small, agile robots that swarm, sense each other, and form ad hoc teams – for construction, surveying disasters and far more.
Shu Yang Receives PMSE Arthur K. Doolittle Award
Shu Yang, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been chosen, along with her group, to receive the Arthur K. Doolittle Award from the American Chemical Society, Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) for the paper entitled “Understanding pattern transformation mechanisms in different responsive hydrogel membranes.” This award is given to […]