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|Two Penn Engineers Named 2015 Sloan Fellows|
Penn Engineering professors Jennifer Phillips-Cremins and Aaron Roth, Raj and Neera Singh Assistant Professor, are amongst this year's Sloan Research Fellowship recipients. Since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has granted yearly fellowships to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them the next generation of scientific leaders.
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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.