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  • Cynthia Sung receives 2023 IEEE Young Electrical Engineer of the Year Award

    The Gabel Family Term Assistant Professor in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics and Computer and Information Science, has received the 2023 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Philadelphia Section Delaware Valley Young Electrical Engineer of the Year Award for her fundamental contributions to design and fabrication of soft and origami robots.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Alison Buttenheim on policy impact and future directions for behavioral economics

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s report explores how behavioral economics has been used in health, retirement benefits, social safety net benefits, climate change, education, and criminal justice, and it considers five core behavioral principles that affect people’s decision-making in these areas. CHIBE’s scientific director and Penn professor of nursing and health policy Alison Buttenheim served as co-chair of this committee.

    FULL STORY AT Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics

  • At Wharton, three students of Asian heritage found an abundance of community

    In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Wharton Stories showcases three undergraduate students who found their footing in community here at the School: Winni Zhang, Thomas Kyong, and Sahiba Baveja.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton Stories

  • For working moms, entrepreneurship beats the ‘motherhood penalty’

    A new study of professional working mothers in Sweden finds that many turn to entrepreneurship after encountering the “motherhood penalty” at work. Wharton’s Tiantian Yang explains why her latest research challenges long-held assumptions about hard-working moms.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Jing Li receives 2023 IEEE Benjamin Franklin Key Award

    The Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow and associate professor in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Computer and Information Science has received the award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for her foundational contributions to innovative memory and memory-driven computing.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Featured Books and DVDs: AAPI Heritage Month

    Penn Libraries compiles a list each year to help patrons delve into different individual experiences and stories that celebrate, and shed light on, different AAPI cultures and perspectives.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • What went wrong at Bed Bath & Beyond

    Wharton’s Barbara Kahn analyzes the downfall of Bed Bath & Beyond, which went from dominating the housewares market to filing for bankruptcy.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Most pediatric residents lack the training to place long-acting contraceptives

    A new study by LDI fellows Polina Krass and Sarah Wood, and pediatric emergency medicine fellow Erin H. Sieke, and colleagues discovered in a national survey that only a small percentage of residents were comfortable with inserting contraceptive implants and implanting IUDs. The findings indicate that comprehensive training on adolescent sexual and reproductive health requires buy-in at the institutional level. Residency training programs and hospital leadership need to carve out time for residents to learn how to provide full-spectrum contraceptive services.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • 2023 Senior Design Project Competition winners announced

    Penn Engineering’s Senior Design project winners have been announced, following a yearlong effort by fourth-year students to test and develop solutions to real-world problems. The top three projects from each department will compete in the annual Senior Design Competition, sponsored by the Engineering Alumni Society. Each winning team received a $2,000 prize.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Lithography-free photonic chip offers speed and accuracy for artificial intelligence

    Researchers at the School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a novel photonic device that provides programmable on-chip information processing without lithography, offering the speed of photonics augmented by superior accuracy and flexibility for AI applications.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today