New Bolton Center Pigs Star in International Competition

Chester County Students Choose Swine for FIRST LEGO League Research Project The giant sows came up close, curious, some poking their snouts through the railings, as the eight elementary school students walked down the aisle, making their way through the enclosed barn. These kids weren’t there just to see the pigs. They were on a […]

Warren Seider Authors Product and Process Design Principles Textbook

The Fourth Edition of Product and Process Design Principles by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Warren Seider and his colleagues Daniel R. Lewin, J.D. Seader, Soemantri Widagdo, Rafiqul Gani, and Ka M. Ng was recently published by John Wiley & Sons. Since the textbook was first published in 1998, over 40,000 copies have been sold […]

Stephanie Weirich Receives ACM Sigplan’s Robin Milner Young Researcher Award

Stephanie Weirich is the recipient of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Programming Languages Robin Milner Young Researcher Award. The award is given to recognize outstanding contributions by investigators in the first twenty years of their professional career. The award recognizes Weirich’s deep and sustained contributions to programming language research in the […]

Noam Lior Elected to World Academy of Art and Science

Noam Lior, Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, has been elected to the World Academy of Art and Science. The World Academy of Art and Science is composed of 730 individual Fellows from diverse cultures, nationalities, and intellectual disciplines, chosen for eminence in art, the natural and social sciences, and the […]

6th Annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day

The University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University present the 6th Annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day.  This free event, hosted on Saturday, February 6th from 10am – 4pm, presents hands-on, fun and engaging materials science and engineering demos to people of all ages. Details: When: Saturday, February 6th, 2016, 10am – 4pm Where: Drexel […]

Harman Khare Receives 2016 ASME Marshall B. Peterson Award

Harman Khare, Research Project Manager of the Carpick Nanotribology Group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, has received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Marshall B. Peterson Award “for fundamental, multiscale, in situ research on the tribology of solid and liquid lubricants including interfacial tribofilm formation, nanoparticle additive anti-wear behavior and […]

Penn Chemical Engineers Published in Soft Matter Journal

CBE’s Dr. Kathleen Stebe (Richer & Elizabeth Goodwin Professor) collaborated with recent CBE Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Nathan Bade, Dr. Randall D. Kamien (Vicki and William Abrams Professor in the Natural Sciences) and Dr. Richard Assoian (Professor of Pharmacology) on a study of how cells are affected by an edge on a planar surface. The study […]