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  Penn Researchers Show that Cells' Perception of Stiffness is a Matter of Time
  A new study by Penn researchers demonstrates the role timing plays in how cells perceive this stiffness. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was led by Vivek Shenoy, professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Center for Engineering Mechanobiology (CEMB), along with Ze Gong, a member of Shenoy's lab.
 
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  Paving the Way for Safer, Smaller Batteries and Fuel Cells
  Research led by Karen I. Winey, TowerBrook Foundation Faculty Fellow, professor and Chair in Materials Science and Engineering, and Edward B. Trigg, then a doctoral student in her lab, introduce a new and versatile kind of solid polymer electrolyte (SPE) that has twice the proton conductivity of the current state-of-the-art material. The researchers’ new design could be adapted to work for the lithium-ion or sodium-ion batteries found in consumer electronics.
 
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  An Innovative Approach to Better Energy Storage
 

Led by Shu Yang, Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, a Penn/Drexel research team has engineered a way to manipulate nanomaterials to stand up vertically on a scale that has potential for industrial applications.

 
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  Penn Engineering Announces Four New Scholarly Chairs
 

Penn Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of four Scholarly Chairs including Department of Materials Science and Engineering faculty member Vivek Shenoy. These are well-deserved honors and we celebrate the privilege of having each of these outstanding scholars among us.

 
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