Electrical and Computer Engineering

Novel ‘tunneling’ design for energy-efficient chips

Experts have been experimenting with field-effect transistor technology (FET) for decades, but have been hindered by insurmountable tradeoffs in power and performance. Penn engineers have redesigned FETs with energy efficiency in mind.



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Philadelphia Inquirer

Franklin Institute is honoring pioneers in fields from climate change to cancer research, including two with Philly roots

The Franklin Institute is honoring Nader Engheta of the School of Engineering and Applied Science for inventing new composite “metamaterials” that could be used to make ultrafast computers of the future.

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Technical.ly Philly

These Philly profs working on VR education, deepfake spotters, and tiny robots make predictions for next-gen tech

Mark Miskin of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is using tools from the semiconductor industry to develop nanotechnologies for microscopic robots.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphians welcomed PhilTel’s first free public phone as a small way to resist big tech

Naveen Albert, a fourth-year in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, has co-founded PhilTel, a free-to-use public wifi payphone project in Philadelphia.

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Technical.ly Philly

Artists and Penn Ph.D.s collabed to explore the intersection of art and engineering. Check out their exhibit

In the culminating project of Penn’s Robotics Art Residency, three artists hosted at the Pennovation Center developed collaborative exhibits with Ph.D. students at the GRASP Lab of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Weitzman School of Design.

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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania propose a new computing architecture ideal for artificial intelligence

A team of researchers at the School of Engineering and Applied Science and colleagues have created a new computing architecture based on compute-in-memory, which is ideal for AI.

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