Aleksandra Vojvodic: Leveraging Chemistry for a Green World

Translating the World’s Languages

Rise of Robogami: The Democratization of Robots

David Quattrone: Catching the Next Wave of Technology

MCIT Online: Expanding Access to Computer Science

Hack4Impact: A Global Coding Force for Good

There’s a multiplier effect when Penn students combine their programming capabilities and commitment to social justice in order to help nonprofits further their mission. Participants in Hack4Impact, a creative and dedicated cadre of 30 Penn students, spend 5 to 15 unpaid hours weekly developing web-based applications that help nonprofits access, share and analyze complicated, changing […]

Engineering Enterprise: A Three-Pack Of Startups

Penn Engineers get an early advantage in the startup game. Coursework, competitions, funding and other resources offered by the University infuse students with the interdisciplinary education, experience and support needed to envision and implement impactful solutions to a wide range of global problems. Meanwhile, encouragement and insights from talented faculty and driven peers inspire budding […]

Alejandro Ribeiro: Expanding Applications of Network Science

The real power behind a network, says Alejandro Ribeiro, isn’t its component parts. It’s the myriad ways they connect with one another. The social bonds we share with others. The flow of information that makes the internet possible. Even the tiny electrical impulses that appear between neurons in the brain, letting us think, feel, taste, […]

Game Changer: A Penn Engineer Joins The Philadelphia Phillies

When Alex Nakahara (MEAM’10) was asked recently if he is ever able to mention his job title without someone excitedly responding with “Moneyball!” he smiled broadly and answered, “Pretty much no.” Nakahara was quick to add, however, that he often uses the analogy to better explain what he does for a living. Nakahara is a […]

Fred Warren: Investing in the Promise of Innovation

Penn Engineering alumnus and venture capitalist Fred Warren (ME’60, WG’61) discusses his passion for the School and in discovering the next great innovation. He and his wife Robin are also founding donors of the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences, Penn Engineering’s incubator of forward-thinking, collaborative research that is shaping how network science improves […]

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