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 […]
Kavita Kamesh: Voices of Penn Engineering Master’s Alumni
This is a part of our series of articles, written by Penn Engineering alums about their experiences at Penn and how it shaped their lives. Our next article is written by Kavita Kamesh, who graduated with a master’s in Embedded Systems (EMBS) in 2013. She is currently working as a protocol stack developer at Intel […]
Engineering Alum Doug Glanville Returns to Teach Class on Sports and Social Justice
A graduate of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and former star on the Penn baseball team, Glanville has a longstanding passion and commitment to equity and social justice. He grew up in a diverse and inclusive community in Teaneck, N.J., a city that voted in 1964 to voluntarily desegregate its public schools.
Liz Golden: Voices of Penn Engineering Master’s Alumni
This is part of our series of articles, written by Penn Engineering alums in their own words, of their experiences at Penn and how it shaped their lives. Our next article is written by Liz Golden, who graduated with a dual Wharton MBA and Penn Engineering master’s in Systems Engineering in 2017. She is currently […]
The Future of Technology: Penn Engineering Teach-In Panels
As new technologies emerge, whether related to health care, artificial intelligence, or other aspects of society, they bring with them new ethical challenges. The topic of the future of technology was front and center on day three of the Penn Teach-in. The series of free public events convened by the faculty senate aims to bring […]
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.
Jan Van der Spiegel Elected to Chair of International Solid-State Circuits Conference
Jan Van der Spiegel, a professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering, has been elected Conference Chair of the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) for 2019 and 2020.
Penn Electric Racing is featured in Philly.com’s “Penn’s electric race car team seeks fourth title in four years”
Self-Reflected: Bringing the Conscious Brain to Life
If you’re lucky enough to wander into the Your Brain exhibit at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, you’re in for a mesmerizing treat — a portrait of the brain, ironically, as it views a work of art. The stunning display, appropriately called Self Reflected, depicts a thin slice of the human brain scaled up by a factor […]
GRASP’s VIO-Swarm Flies on its Own
GRASP researchers Giuseppe Loianno, Aaron Weinstein and Adam Cho invited Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Tom Avril and photographer Tim Tai to check out their latest quadrotors. Dubbed VIO-Swarm, these flying robots use stereoscopic vision instead of GPS or external cameras to figure out where they are and where they’re going, opening up the possibility of using […]