Video: Quadrotor Formation Flying Gets Aggressive

May 9, 2011

Nathan Michael and the GRASP Laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for their quadotors.

Article Source: IEEE Spectrum
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 6, 2011

Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement

 

 

WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony

 

Video: UPenn Engineering Students Design the Ultimate High-Tech Bike

May 3, 2011

Alpha, the concept bicycle developed by students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is highlighted.

Article Source: Fastcodesign.com

Alpha Bike Flips Fixed to Free Electronically

April 27, 2011

Students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are cited for building a fixed-gear bicycle.

Article Source: Wired.com

Penn Relays

The Penn Relay Carnival, better known as the Penn Relays, is one of Philadelphia’s most anticipated annual events. Originally held in 1895 as a dedication celebration for Franklin Field, the Relays have taken place during the final weekend of April for more than a century.

 

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 2, 2011

Penn Researchers Develop Technique for Measuring Stressed Molecules in Cells

PHILADELPHIA — Biophysicists at the University of Pennsylvania have helped develop a new technique for studying how proteins respond to physical stress and have applied it to better understand the stability-granting structures in normal and mutated red blood cells.  

Hey Day

Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors celebrated Hey Day 2011 by donning red shirts, strutting along Locust Walk carrying canes and biting into straw hats. A celebration that is unique to Penn, Hey Day marks the “moving up” of juniors to the senior class. This year’s event began with a class picnic, followed by the boisterous class procession.

A Strike and a Wild Pitch

April 21, 2011

Philliebot, created by the GRASP Laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is highlighted for throwing the ceremonial first pitch at the Phillies game.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: Philliebot’s Big Moment

April 20, 2011

Philliebot, created by the GRASP Laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, throws the ceremonial first pitch at the Phillies game.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

Video: Robot Throws First Pitch At Phillies Game

April 20, 2011

Philliebot, created by the GRASP Laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, throws the ceremonial first pitch at a Phillies game.

Article Source: Huffington Post