Penn Engineering Announces Four New Scholarly Chairs

Penn Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of four Scholarly Chairs: Drs. Jason Burdick, Zachary Ives, Vivek Shenoy and Beth Winkelstein. These are well-deserved honors and we celebrate the privilege of having each of these outstanding scholars among us. Jason A. Burdick has been named the Robert D. Bent Professor of Bioengineering. Dr. Burdick […]

Insup Lee Named ACM Fellow

Insup Lee, Cecilia Fitler Moore Professor in the Departments of Computer and Information Science and Electrical Systems and Engineering, has been appointed fellow status by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for, “theoretical and practical contributions to compositional real-time scheduling and runtime verification.” The ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, […]

Shu Yang Elected Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow

Shu Yang, Ph.D., Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a professional society based in the United Kingdom with over 50,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1841, RSC is the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences. […]

Konrad Kording Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

Konrad Kording has been named a Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Kording, a pioneer of computational neuroscience, will hold joint appointments in the Department of Neuroscience in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and in the Department of Bioengineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Penn Engineering Offers Online Certificate in Computer Science Essentials for Software Development

Beginning in April, Penn Engineering’s Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) will offer a new series of online courses in software development as part of edX’s “Professional Certificate” program. Students will be able to use the Computer Science Essentials for Software Development Professional Certificate to advance their careers and obtain a credential at an affordable […]

University of Pennsylvania to Celebrate Launch of Penn Center for Health, Devices and Technology

On May 2, 2017, the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the launch of the Penn Center for Health, Devices and Technology, or Penn Health-Tech, a University-wide effort to advance Penn’s world-class breakthroughs into new devices and health technologies to meet the world’s most pressing health care needs. Marking the opening of the Center, the University […]

Aaron Roth Named Class of 1940 Professor

Provost Vincent Price and Vice Provost for Faculty Anita Allen are pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Roth, associate professor of computer and information science in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, to the Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Chair. It became effective March 1.

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 […]

Igor Bargatin Joins Penn Engineering Faculty

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the appointment of Igor Bargatin as the Class of 1965 Term Assistant Professor in the Department of  Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. Dr. Bargatin received his Ph.D. in Physics and Electrical Engineering in 2008 from Caltech and his undergraduate […]

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 […]

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