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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's all-female computer science program encourages women to embrace coding
While gender gaps are narrowing in most science, technology, engineering, and math fields, the share of women studying computer science has declined from a peak of roughly 35 percent in the mid-1980s to less than 20 percent today. But at Penn Engineering, budding female computer scientists are making their presence known through the Women in Computer Science (WiCS) residential program
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  Twitter Can Predict Rates of Coronary Heart Disease, According to Penn Research
An interdisciplinary group of Penn researchers have now shown that Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s psychological well-being and can predict rates of heart disease. Their study reveals that the popular social media can capture more information about heart disease risk than many traditional factors combined.
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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.

PennHacks and Computer Engineering at Penn


Brainchild of students from the Computer Engineering program known as "the Architechs," PennHacks is where students engage in coding, soldering, wiring, sensing, actuating and creating. Watch it!

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Max Mintz: A Documentary

Max Mintz

A documentary featuring Max Mintz, professor of Computer and Information Science. Watch it!

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xLAB: Experience Design & Technology Lab


With processing power and internet connectivity increasing, people don’t just learn how to use the latest in technology—that technology actually learns right back. Watch it!

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