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  Dennis Discher Named 2015 AAAS Fellow
 

Dennis E. Discher, the Robert D. Bent Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), "for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the effects of matrix and cytoskeletal physical properties and forces on cell physiology and stem cell development."

 
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  Penn Research Contributes New Understanding of the 'Dewetting' Process
 
When two surfaces begin to come into contact, they can expel the water between them. Amish Patel, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has new nanoscale insights into how this process starts.
 
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  Shu Yang Receives Heilmeier Research Award
 

Shu Yang, Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering with a secondary appointment in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2015-16 George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research for "pioneering the synthesis and fabrication of responsive nano- and micro-structured soft materials."

 
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  Penn Team Devises Easier Way to Make 'Bijels,' a Complex New Form of Liquid Matter
 
Kathleen Stebe and Daeyeon Lee, of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Martin Haase, a postdoctoral researcher who works in both of their labs, have developed an easier way to make bicontinuous interfacially jammed emulsion gel, or bijel. This type of emulsion is eyed as a kind of liquid conveyor belt for continuous chemical reactions.
 
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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.

 

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.

 

Crystals That Can Switch Configurations

John Crocker’s team has made a crystal that rearranges itself into a stronger, more stable configuration, all by changing the mix of DNA strands on the spheres' exterior.Check it out!