On ENIAC’s Anniversary, a Nod to Its Female ‘Computers’

Singh Center Accepting Applications for Nanotechnology Grant

Danielle Bassett on Understanding Knowledge Networks in the Brain

MCIT Online: Expanding Access to Computer Science

REACT Conference Brings Climate Change Conversation to Campus

Teachers Become Students to Become Better Teachers at GRASP Lab’s RET Program

“This lab is bananas,” said Chantelle Smith. “Most days I need headphones just to be able to focus on my work.” She articulated this over the sound of toys rolling across the floor, robots singing and dancing, and students chattering about their latest discoveries in the Rehabilitation Robotics Lab at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. […]

Summer Studies In Session At Penn Engineering’s ESAP

Every summer, for just three weeks, Penn Engineering transforms from a quiet research hub into a buzzing pre-college campus. Here, qualifying high school students in the Engineering Summer Academy at Penn(ESAP) have the opportunity to take an intensive summer engineering course for college credit. The Penn program graduated 221 students this year, and each will go […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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