School of Engineering & Applied Science

Calculus III for cells

Cells can sense and respond to surface curvature in very clever ways. The results, which revealed that curvature is a profound biological cue, could pave the way to new tools in the field.

Ali Sundermier



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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn's Electric Race Car Team Seeks Fourth Title in Four Years

Eighty undergrads from a variety of departments, including Connor Sendel of the Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, are building an electric car with four-wheel drive with hopes of winning two competitions this June.

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The Verge

Crypto.com Is Not for Sale

After purchasing the domain name crypto.com in 1993, Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science has had to repeatedly fend off attempts by cryptocurrency enthusiasts to purchase the website for upwards of seven figures. Blaze has refused to sell, warning against the use of cryptocurrency as “investment vehicles.”

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Video: Penn Drones Navigate on Their Own, Could Save People From Peril

Dean Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on the purpose behind developing “swarms” of drones. Engineering researchers Giuseppe Loianno, Aaron Weinstein and Adam Cho are highlighted for developing autonomous drones without GPS.

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Phys.org

Particle Physics on the Brain

A recent presentation by Vijay Balasubramanian of the School of Engineering and Applied Science described a physicist's approach to making sense of the brain.

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WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Penn Students Aiming to Build a Smarter Shelter for Refugees

Undergraduates Sisan Dorsu and Mauricio Alvarez and doctoral candidate Emily Lin of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are highlighted among students from universities who are working to build a smarter shelter for refugees.

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