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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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|CBE, MSE and Chemistry Host Dow Advanced Research Symposium|
CBE joined MSE and Chemistry in hosting the Dow Advanced Research Symposium on May 7, 2015, where 37 different research groups presented posters. Researchers from Dow Chemical Company attended the two-hour event to interact with Penn students and postdoctoral fellows in an effort to identify collaborative research opportunities, promote internships, and provide insight into possible career paths.
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|2015 Penn Engineering Commencement|
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|Penn Researchers Develop Liquid-crystal-based Compound Lenses That Work Like Insect Eyes|
Kathleen Stebe, Richer and Elizabeth Goodwin Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Shu Yang, professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, join an interdisciplinary group of University of Pennsylvania researchers to show how liquid crystals can be employed to create compound lenses similar to those found in nature.