Two University of Pennsylvania Students Win Goldwater Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania students Michael Tran Duong and Tiberiu Mihaila have been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship. Tiberiu Mihaila, a sophomore from Syracuse, N.Y., is studying physics, biophysics and biochemistry in the Vagelos Molecular Life Sciences Program in the School of Arts & Sciences. He is a member of Associate Professor E. James Petersson’s group, in […]

Four Penn Engineers Receive 2017 NSF CAREER Awards

Penn Engineering professors Brian Chow, Amish Patel, Victor Preciado and Nadia Heninger have each been selected to receive 2017 NSF CAREER Awards. This award is the NSF’s most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the […]

Three Penn Engineering Undergraduates Selected as KPCB Engineering Fellows

Rajat Bhageria (W/ROBO’18), Samantha Chung (NETS’19) and Joseph Gao (CIS’18/CCGT’19) have been selected as 2017 KPCB Engineering Fellows. The KPCB Fellowship Program was developed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a world-leading venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley, as the firm’s initiative to bring the top one percent of engineering students into its portfolio […]

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.

Amish Patel Receives 2017 Sloan Fellowship

Amish Patel, Reliance Industries Term Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE), is the recipient of a 2017 Sloan Foundation Fellowship. “Sloan Research Fellowships are highly competitive and only given to the best and brightest young researchers,” said John Vohs, Carl V. S. Patterson Professor and Chair in the Chemical and […]

Daniel E. Koditschek Receives Heilmeier Research Award

Daniel Koditschek, Alfred Fitler Moore Professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2016-17 George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research for “pioneering contributions in robot motion planning and legged locomotion.” The Heilmeier Award honors a Penn Engineering faculty member whose work is scientifically meritorious […]

Robert Carpick Named 2017 MRS Fellow

Robert Carpick, John Henry Towne Professor and Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, has been named a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fellow. The fellowship honors those MRS members who are notable for their distinguished research accomplishments and their outstanding contributions to the advancement of materials research, worldwide. Dr. […]

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, ChE PhD’04 Elected to the College of Fellows at AIMBE

Congratulations to Lola Eniola-Adefeso, ChE PhD’04, who has been elected to the College of Fellows at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). The AIMBE College of Fellows represents the most accomplished and distinguished medical and biological engineers responsible for innovation and discovery. The induction ceremony will take place on Monday, March 20, […]

Penn Senior Lucy Chai Awarded Churchill Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania senior Lucy Chai of Acton, Mass., has received a Churchill Scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation.  She is among 15 recipients of the honor, awarded annually to American students to fund a year of master’s study in science, mathematics and engineering at the University of Cambridge’s Churchill College.

Changchun Liu Receives 2016 W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Research Award

Changchun Liu, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is the recipient of a one-year, $100,000 W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Research Award for his proposal titled, “A New Approach for Concurrent Detection of HIV Co-Infections.” Liu’s research interest lies in the interdisciplinary integration of microfluidics, microfabrication, mechanical engineering, biology, chemistry […]

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