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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 Computer and Information Science Chair, Zachary Ives. These are well-deserved honors and we celebrate the privilege of having each of these outstanding scholars among us.

 
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  Taking Penn Engineering Technology to Market
 
Boon Thau Loo, professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) and associate dean of Master’s and Professional Programs, acknowledges that there is a divide between the worlds of academia and industry. By collaborating on the CIS department’s first-ever spinoff, a startup called Netsil, Loo and his lab members gained the skills to cross that chasm.
 
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  Penn Engineering 2018 Teaching Awards
 
Santosh Venkatesh, Professor, and Lee Bassett, Assistant Professor, in Electrical and Systems Engineering and Arvind Bhusnurmath, Lecturer in Computer and Information Science, have been named recipients of the Penn Engineering 2018 Teaching Awards. The annual Penn Engineering teaching and advising awards are selected directly by Penn Engineering students after thoughtful consideration.
 
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  Shivani Agarwal: Looking at Machine Learning from All Angles
 
Shivani Agarwal's, Rachleff Family Associate Professor in Computer and Information Science, research encompasses exploring the fundamental strengths and weaknesses of machine learning methods and discovering its connections to other disciplines, like economics and psychology. The goal of machine learning is for a computer to “learn” to perform a task without specific instructions.
 
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