Shu Yang, Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, has collaborated with Alison Sweeney, Assistant Professor of physics in the Penn School of Arts and Sciences, to study how giant clams convert sunlight into energy, which could lead to more efficient production of biofuel.
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What Can Twitter Reveal About People With ADHD? Penn Researchers Provide Answers
What can Twitter reveal about people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD? Quite a bit about what life is like for someone with the condition, according to findings published by Penn researchers Lyle Ungar,Professor in Computer and Information Science, and Sharath Chandra Guntuku in the Journal of Attention Disorders. Twitter data might also provide clues to help facilitate more effective treatments. read more... great faculty click stories 1 2 3 4 Hidden Meanings: Can Computers Identify Great Writing? By looking at enough written material of a specific genre Ani Nenkova, associate professor in Computer and Information Science, says that statistical relationships begin to emerge in word choice and sentence structure, making it possible to sort written works by subjective criteria. read more... great alumni click stories 1 2 3 4 Rajeev Misra: Invest. Accelerate. Disrupt. Repeat.
Few people possess Rajeev Misra's power to profitably disrupt the global economy. As leader of the new $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, the Penn Engineering alumnus (ME'85, GEN'86) is rapidly making unparalleled investments in technology and telecommunications companies, accelerating breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, robotics, miniaturization, machine learning and the connectivity of everyday objects. read more... .33.