Most computer science courses are born from a professor's research or are part of a prescribed track within the major. But CIS 399: Foundations of Data Science — newly offered this semester — began with a few students and a good idea.
The Federal Aviation Agency estimated that more than 700,000 drones were sold during the last holiday season, making it one of the hottest selling toys in the last two years.
Imagine a list containing every single Wawa location on the planet. Such an enormous amount of information seems impossible to conceive — but soon, computer science students at Penn will begin to make some sense of it.
Futuristic advances in genetics are coming faster than we could have ever predicted, and scientific organizations are scrambling to unpack their potential ethical consequences.
“Free two-day shipping” are familiar words for any Amazon Prime user. For Penn students, however, the promise of a speedy delivery often translates into extra days of delay and frustration.
Wall Street and Silicon Valley may be 2,562 miles apart, but at Penn, finance and tech are becoming increasingly intertwined.
So far, over 49,000 pages have been digitized and archived, out of the 158,000 that will eventually make up the collection.
Early in the fall semester, staff members at Counseling and Psychological Services contracted out the development of an app designed specifically for students to improve and maintain their mental health.
This year's PennApps winning project can send a piece of code from one computer to another using only radiofrequency—not wifi, ethernet or Bluetooth.
A group of Penn professors is working to make tech failures a little less common.
PennApps, which takes place from Friday to Sunday, pits individual hackers and teams of up to four people in a 36-hour race against the clock to create innovative new hardware and software focusing on topics ranging from humor to health.
AppItUP, a competition run by Penn Center for Innovation, challenges anyone with a Penn email and a big idea to build a business.
The program is not only a philanthropic endeavor that provides treatment for animals that otherwise may have to face amputation or euthanasia, but is also a learning opportunity for residents, interns, and students.
While Platt is not scheduled to begin teaching until the fall 2016 semester, he is interested in mentoring undergraduates and involving them in his research, as his laboratory is established.
What would happen if the entire Penn Police force’s security communication system went dark due to a simple power outage or a natural disaster?
Pymetrics, a 2012 startup cofounded by Harvard graduates Frida Polli and Julie Yoo, has recently landed on Penn's campus.
If you have a great idea which addresses a significant world problem, then you could be the next millionaire.
Earlier this month, the GRASP Lab received a three-year, $5.5 million Department of Defense grant to develop new flying robots capable of autonomously navigating environments that humans cannot physically see or access themselves.
WeissLabs will be the first 24/7 physical space on campus for students to work on their startup ideas.
This past month, Penn Professor Shu Yang and her research team made a breakthrough that hopes to bring a new solution for injuries, and most specifically concussions, to the table.