PHILADELPHIA — Penn's Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET), is part of a consortium that has been awarded $7.85 million from National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to determine seafood safety following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Kenneth Foster of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed about his research on health and radio-frequency energy.
PHILADELPHIA -– Two faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science will be participating in the 17th annual Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in September. The exclusive meeting is held by the National Academy of Engineering and will take place at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
Deidre Martinez of the School of Arts and Sciences offers advice to Capitol Hill interns.
At Penn, teaching students the language, culture and history of the Arab world has been part of the University’s curriculum for more than 200 years. In 1788, the University established what would become the nation’s oldest professorship of the Arabic language. Professor Roger Allen, who came to Penn in 1968, has served in the post for 43 years.
PHILADELPHIA -- Douglas Jerolmack, a professor of earth and environmental science at the University of Pennsylvania, has won the American Geophysical Union’s first Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award. Established in 2009 by AGU’s Earth and Planetary Surface Processes focus group, the award honors geomorphologist and hydrologist Luna B. Leopold.