Articles by Tanvir Aslam
Company-sponsored computer science courses offer students new way to learnBy 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.
Engineering classes create apps to serve Penn communityThe 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 team builds and races electric carsPenn Electric Racing, which began in 1989, is a student organization that designs, builds and races alternative energy vehicles.
Engineering lab develops bug-like robotsAt 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.
Bioengineers use 3-D printer to create human organsThrough 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.