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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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  Danielle Bassett Receives 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
 
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced Wednesday that Danielle Bassett, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in Bioengineering, has been selected as a 2014 MacArthur Fellow. The fellowship, often referred to as a “Genius Grant,” provides funding for creative, innovative, path-breaking work in a broad range of scholarly and artistic fields.
 
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  Dan Huh Is Selected To Speak at TEDxPenn2015
 
Dan Huh, Wilf Family Term Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, is selected as one of the 18 speakers for TEDxPenn2015: What Lies Ahead on April 12. Huh hopes to help researchers better understand the human body and the progression of different diseases through the use of an organ-on-a-chip technology model.
 
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  Two Fisher Program Seniors Win 2015 Y-Prize Competition
 
Ashwin Amurthur and Teddy Guenin, both seniors in the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology, are winners of the 2015 Y-Prize Competition. They will be awarded $5000 and licensing rights to commercialize their application of Penn nanotechnology.
 
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Rep Rap 3D Printing Blood Vessel Networks

Bioengineers from the University of Pennsylvania have turned the problem inside out by using a 3D printer called a RepRap to make templates of blood vessel networks out of sugar. Check it out!

The World is Your Classroom

Our students have the opportunity to serve anywhere, from providing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach activities at the University and in Philadelphia area schools, to serving the needs of communities in Honduras, Cameroon and China using their technological and engineering knowledge.

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.