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|Penn Engineering 2015 Teaching Awards|
Three Penn Engineering faculty members have been selected to receive the 2015 Penn Engineering Teaching Awards. The recipients of the annual Penn Engineering teaching and advising awards are gifted educators who inspire students with their dedication and excellence. Each awardee was selected directly by Penn Engineering students after thoughtful consideration.
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|Vijay Kumar Named Dean of Penn Engineering|
Penn President Amy Gutmann announced that Vijay Kumar will be the next dean of Penn Engineering, effective July 1, 2015. Provost Vincent Price called him a person of "experience and vision." The selection of Dr. Kumar, UPS Foundation Professor, successfully concludes a comprehensive search to find a successor to Eduardo Glandt.
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|Penn Engineering alumni firm builds desktop 3-D printers|
|Penn Engineering alumni, Danny Cabrera and Ricardo Solorzano, cofounded the medical innovation company BioBots, which builds high resolution, low cost 3-D printers that use cells to build living tissue and organs. On Sunday, the team of bioengineers won $1,000 and the title of "most innovative" at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, TX, beating out 48 other companies.|
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|Miniature Devices, Life-Size Impact|
David Issadore, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering, is developing an innovation in cancer discovery with his diagnostic chip that picks out the cancer cells with the help of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles. His goal is to detect rare cells, such as cancer cells that circulate in the blood and are hard to differentiate from healthy cells.