ModLab’s ‘SMORES’ Modify Their Environment to Get the Job Done

Given the exact parameters of the task at hand, a robot can assemble a car door or pack a box faster and more efficiently than any human, but such purpose-built machines aren’t good for much else. With that in mind, the history of robotics research is marked by devising ways of giving machines more and […]

Matt Blaze is quoted in KTVZ’s “Wyden-Merkley bill would require paper ballots, audits”

Norm Badler is featured in “Original Philadelphians” interview

Vanessa Chan is featured in Technical.ly Philly’s “Vanessa Chan to Penn’s Class of 2018: ‘Failing is like farting'”

Q&A with Nader Engheta in Optics & Photonics News

Stewart Wills of Optics & Photonics News caught up with Nader Engheta at CLEO 2018, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, being held in San Jose, California this week.

GRASP Lab Spin-off Exyn Technologies Featured on 6ABC

Exyn Technologies, a spin-off of the GRASP lab founded by Vijay Kumar, Nemirovsky Family Dean of Penn Engineering, develops software that allows flying robots to map and understand unfamiliar locations. Being able to navigate novel, dynamic environments without direct human oversight allows for a wide range of fully autonomous missions.

Q&A with Reeham Sedky

Reeham Sedky, a junior in the Department of Computer and Information Science, is a national champion in squash and Ivy League Player of the Year. Sedky spoke with Penn Today’s Greg Johnson about dedication, on and off the court.

Zack Ives is quoted in The Daily Pennsylvanian’s “Penn’s new CIS course will teach students technical skills to combat ethical breaches”

Penn Electric Racing Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer

After a streak of high-profile wins, Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Tom Avril visited the Penn Electric Racing workshop to talk about their next project.

Megan Ryerson is featured in Penn Today’s “Bike Lanes Experiment Measures Cyclist Response To Infrastructure Design”

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