By providing students with remote access to the large-scale data resources of technology companies, these offerings are unlike traditional computer science courses, which typically only utilize in-house resources.
The courses — Software Design and Engineering for undergraduate students and Software Engineering for graduate students — encourage and emulate industry practices by allowing students to create and maintain software for real-world clients.
Penn Electric Racing, which began in 1989, is a student organization that designs, builds and races alternative energy vehicles.
At the Kod*lab — a subsidiary of the General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception Laboratory — students and researchers apply their skills to create dynamic and dexterous robots.
Through the use of open-source 3-D printers, researchers at the Tissue Microfabrication Lab have come up with a cheap and innovative way to create a model of an effective blood vessel network, which is vital to the survival of any organ.
Penn’s Database Group aims to effectively tackle the seemingly simple yet challenging task of storing and manipulating vast quantities of data.