At TED, Professor Aaswath Raman Talks About the Cold of Space as a Renewable Resource

Aaswath Raman, one of the newest members of the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, is using his background in optics and materials science to take an ancient idea and apply it to a pressing, modern-day problem: cooling. He spoke at this year’s TED conference in Vancouver, explaining how harnessing “radiative cooling” could be the […]

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’s Research Experience for Teachers Featured in NSF Video Showcase

Penn Engineering’s GRASP lab is committed to sharing its expertise in cutting-edge robotics with the wider world. In 2015, it received a National Science Foundation grant to conduct a Research Experience for Teachers program, in which Philadelphia middle school teachers spend a summer in the lab, learning aspects of robotics that they can then impart […]

Penn Engineers Win Award for Paper on AI for Smart Buildings

Engineering graduate student Achin Jain, professors Rahul Mangharam and Manfred Morari, and alumnus Truong X. Nghiem won the Best Paper Award at the 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS) 2018 for their work on bridging machine learning and control theory for physical systems. ICCPS is part of CPSWEEK, which is one of the […]

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.

Penn Engineering 2018 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 Santosh Venkatesh, Professor in Electrical and Systems Engineering, has been awarded the S. […]

Aaswath Raman at TED2018: ‘The next renewable resource? The cold of space’

Aaswath Raman, one of the newest members of the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, is using his background in optics and materials science to take an ancient idea and apply it to a pressing, modern-day problem: cooling.

Chloé le Comte: Voices of Penn Engineering Master’s Alumni

This is part of our series of articles, written by Penn Engineering alumni, about their experiences at Penn and how it shaped their lives. Our next article is written by Chloé le Comte, who graduated with a master’s in Systems Engineering in 2016. She currently works in Seattle as a Marketing Analytics & Business Planning […]

Penn Global Seminar Provides Students with Mind-opening Experiences

During spring break, 15 students from the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Wharton School, Management & Technology program, and School of Arts and Sciences traveled to Beijing and Shanghai to learn more about engineering and technology innovations in China. They were there as part of a Penn Global Seminar launched by Penn Engineering and […]

Nader Engheta Receives 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology

Nader Engheta, H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering, is the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology for “his transformative contributions to the nanoscience and nanotechnology of photonic metamaterials and for the development of optical nanocircuits.” IEEE is the world’s largest professional engineering organization, boasting more than 375,000 […]

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