Encrypted Messaging Apps Face New Scrutiny Over Possible Role in Paris Attacks

November 16, 2015

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about encryption.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Stephen Graff | Stephen.Graff@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653November 10, 2015

Penn Collaborating in NSF’s Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

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Massive datasets and novel computational techniques are changing how individuals and societies approach day-to-day tasks. Data analytics promise to deliver individually tailored treatment to medical patients, massively reduce energy use in buildings and radically improve teaching methods in schools, among other advances.

The University of Pennsylvania is taking part in the newly established National Science Foundation Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 7, 2015

Penn Research Contributes New Understanding of the ‘Dewetting’ Process

When a material, typically a liquid, is confined by surfaces that it doesn't like, the material can be expelled from the confining region in a process called “dewetting.”

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 6, 2015

Nano/Bio Interface Center Recognizes Student Achievements at Penn’s NanoDay 2015

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Every year, the University of Pennsylvania’s Nano/Bio Interface Center sponsors a day of education and outreach programs highlighting Penn’s interdisciplinary nanotechnology research.

By Niharika Gupta

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 3, 2015

Penn’s GRASP Lab Receives $5.5 Million for ‘Fast, Light and Autonomous’ Flying Robots

The University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Laboratory has received a three-year, $5.5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency to create new flying robots that are able to quickly and autonomously navigate unknown environments.

Video: Claymont Boy Prints Hand, Wins Arm Wrestling Match

October 29, 2015

Paulo Arratia of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about how 3-D printers are the “democratization of the making process.”

Article Source: Delaware News Journal

Robotic Systems in 2034

October 27, 2015

Daniel Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science writes about the future of robots.

Article Source: Science2034.org
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 27, 2015

Penn Leads International Collaboration to Re-engineer Disaster Tents

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have received a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop materials for multifunctional coatings on emergency tents, enabling them to manage water, prevent the spread of bacteria and capture and store solar energy.

Cholesterol Levels and Tendon Pain May Be Related

October 24, 2015

Louis J. Soslowsky of School of Engineering and Applied Science, comments on the link between obesity, cholesterol and tendon pain.

Article Source: Philly Voice
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 20, 2015

National Academy of Medicine Elects Three New Members from Penn

Three professors from the University of Pennsylvania have been elected members to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in biomedicine. NAM was originally the Institute of Medicine, which was established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences to advise the nation on medical and health issues.