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  Penn Researchers Improve Computer Modeling for Designing Drug-delivery Nanocarriers
In a study led by Ravi Radhakrishnan, Professor in Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,a team of Penn researchers has developed a computer model that will aid in the design of nanocarriers, microscopic structures used to guide drugs to their targets in the body.
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  Penn network science research provides insight into spread of seizures
  Danielle Bassett, Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor in Bioengineering, is collaborating with Brian Litt of the Perelman School of Medicine and other Penn Medicine researchers to better understand and treat epilepsy.
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  Three Penn Engineers Receive 2016 NSF CAREER Awards

Penn Engineering assistant professors David Issadore, Danielle Bassett and Lee Bassett have each been selected to receive 2016 NSF CAREER Awards.; the NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.

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  Penn Network Visualization Program's Exhibit of Scientific Art
  In 2014, Danielle Bassett, now an Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow and associate professor in Bioengineering, launched the Penn Network Visualization Program, a six-week summer internship for college art students and high school students. Participants learn about aspects and applications of network science from Penn experts and then develop artwork that encompasses those themes.

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds, hosted by the Engineering Deans' Advisory Board (EDAB) on October 1, featured eight Penn Engineering professors who discussed, in less than 100 seconds, research, personal passions, or any other topic that interested them. View videos from the lectures here.

Y-Prize Competition 2015–2016

We have selected three exciting new technologies created by Penn researchers, and now it’s your turn to propose the best commercial applications. We invite you to unleash your creativity, build your entrepreneurial skills, and team up with some great people along the way.Please join us for the Y-Prize Kick-off on Monday, September 28th, 6:30–9:00 p.m. at the Smilow Center for Translational Research. The winner will receive $10,000 and licensing support to help launch their business. Three finalists teams will each receive $2,500. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.

Undergraduate Clinical Experience

In the course "Clinical Preceptorship in Bioengineering" (BE 400), students receive what few undegraduates in united states ever have the opportunity to experience: a chance to shadow renowned physicians for 10 weeks as they treat patients, perform surgeries, and diagnose disease.