Engineers develop laser-controlled, cell-sized robots
Researchers at Penn Engineering are creating microscopic robots with semiconductor processing that can be controlled, and made to walk, as small as biological cells.
Penn Engineering and Nursing partner with Hillrom on Internet-of-Things Technology
A collaboration with nursing, engineering, and the medical device provider will develop new technologies to assist clinicians via “safe AI.”
High school students lead ‘Maskathon’ during remote summer program
A virtual Maskathon showcased high school students’ problem solving, product development, and creativity with their tech-integrated face masks.
Engineering’s Firooz Aflatouni’s electronic-photonic innovations
Firooz Aflatouni has built his career on designing clever combinations of electronic and photonic technology with applications from laser-based 3D imaging, to microwave “cameras.”
Novel ways to store data in light waves
A pair of studies from Penn Engineering provides new ways to increase information density in optical communications, paving the way for a massive increase in the bandwidth of fiber optic networks.
At home, but still engaged with STEM classes
While instructional laboratories on campus are closed, students, faculty, and instructors are finding creative solutions for science, math, and engineering courses and projects.
State-of-the-art lasers at the micro level
New filter chips created by Penn engineers could enable high-quality lasers at a fraction of their current size and cost.
The Sachs Program unveils 2020 grants
The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation revealed 34 new art projects from students, faculty, and staff that will receive funding.
Meet the Penn students recreating campus in Minecraft
In a matter of weeks, Penn students have organized a volunteer effort to recreate campus in the popular crafting video game Minecraft.
Engineers ensure quantum experiments get off to the right start
Research from the group of Lee Bassett in the School of Engineering and Applied Science describes a new approach for resetting and validating quantum states to reduce uncertainty in quantum computing experiments.