MEAM Alumni Receive Prestigious Research Honors

Oscar Lopez-Pamies (Ph.D., 2006) is the 2017 Young Investigator Award from the Society of Engineering Science. This award recognizes Professor Lopez-Pamies’ seminal contributions to the understanding of cavitation phenomena in rubber and the elastic dielectric behavior of filled elastomers by means of novel iterative homogenization techniques as well as the development of effective constitutive model […]

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, […]

Lou Soslowsky Wins the ASME Lissner Medal

Lou Soslowsky, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and MEAM Graduate Group member, is the recipient of the 2018 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Lissner Medal “for outstanding contributions toward the understanding, prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries to tendinous and ligamentous tissues; and for internationally recognized leadership in the biomechanics community.” The H.R. Lissner Medal is […]

Louis J. Soslowsky Receives H.R. Lissner Medal

Louis J. Soslowsky, PhD, the Fairhill Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the H.R. Lissner Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The Medal recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of bioengineering and is widely viewed as the highest honor in the […]

Dave Meaney Elected To BMES Class of 2017 Fellows

Dave Meaney, Solomon R. Pollack Professor and Chair in the Department of Bioengineering, has been elected to the Bioengineering Medical Society (BMES) Class of 2017 Fellows. Fellow status is awarded to Society members who demonstrate exceptional achievements and experience in the field of biomedical engineering, and hold a record of membership and participation in the […]

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. […]

Penn Engineering Receives Honorable Mention for 2017 NEXT Award

Penn Engineering’s Department of Computer and Information Science has received an honorable mention for the National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) Extension Services Transformation (NEXT) award. The NEXT award celebrates excellence in recruiting and retaining women in computing education. Penn Engineering’s Department of Computer and Information Science is being recognized for sustaining above-average recruitment, […]

Nine BE Students Receive NSF Research Fellowships

Nine students in the Department of Bioengineering (BE) have received fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Six of the students, Zakary Beach, Nicolette Driscoll, Lindsey Fernandez, Jessica Hsu, Jinsu Kim and Ryan Leaphart, are current doctoral students in Bioengineering who earned undergraduate degrees from other top BE programs. Three of […]

Three Engineers Receive 2017 University Awards for Distinguished Teaching

Sanjeev Khanna, Alejandro Ribeiro and George Pappas have each been awarded 2017 University Teaching Awards sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania’s Office of the Provost. The three are amongst 12 awardees throughout the University this year. At an April 25 ceremony, Provost Vincent Price presented the awards and read excerpts of the recommendation letters from […]

Penn Engineering 2017 Teaching Awards

The recipients of the annual Penn Engineering teaching and advising awards are selected directly by Penn Engineering students after thoughtful consideration. The School is filled with gifted educators who inspire students with their dedication and excellence. The S. Reid Warren, Jr. Award Daeyeon Lee, Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been awarded the S. […]

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