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Thirty Faculty Join University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science

Penn Engineering
Aug 30, 2017 · 5 min read

Engineering Health

New and complex systems that bridge and advance both engineering and the health sciences will be a key area in the next decade. Examples of these systems include implantable devices, data-driven diagnostics, detection and drug delivery with wearable technologies, precision biomedicine, and robotics for surgery and hospital operation.

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Konrad Kording

Data Science and Computation

While technological innovation and new algorithms continue to advance computational science, data science is now revolutionizing the scientific discovery process, going well beyond the now-conventional experimental, analytical and computational techniques. Data science and novel computational techniques are impacting medicine, drug discovery, marketing, synthesis of novel materials, climate research, artificial intelligence, robotics and social science.

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Dan Roth

Energy Science and Technology

Developing the science and technology to provide sustainable energy solutions is another important area of expansion for Penn Engineering, drawing on expertise that spans multiple departments and partnerships with other schools. Engineering researchers will develop technologies in order to both harvest and convert energy into useful forms, creating renewable and energy-efficient devices, and to manage energy utilization through the building of intelligent systems.

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Aleksandra Vojvodic

Penn Engineering

University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and…

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