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10:30 AM

MEAM Seminar: “Tackling Energy Sector Challenges with Interdisciplinary Research and Education Initiatives”

September 15 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom – Email MEAM for Link, peterlit@seas.upenn.edu

Tackling the energy sector’s pressing technological and workforce needs requires a multi-pronged approach. This talk will include a discussion of both technical research and educational approaches to address these needs. The educational initiatives include implementation of the Energy Fellows Program, a training and professional development program, as well as research on the varying perceptions of […]

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11:00 AM

ESE Seminar: “Electrical Digestive Engineering”

September 15 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom – Email ESE for Link jbatter@seas.upenn.edu

Gastrointestinal (GI) problems are the second leading cause for missing work or school after the common cold, giving rise to 10 percent of the reasons a patient visits their physician and costing $142 billion annually.  Although obstructions and infections are easy to diagnose, more than half of GI disorders involve abnormal functioning of the GI […]

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3:00 PM

CIS Seminar: “Recovering, manipulating and enhancing recorded speech (1905-2020)”

September 15 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Zoom – Email CIS for link, cherylh@cis.upenn.edu

This talk will survey several recent projects dealing with recorded speech. The first explores an optical process for recovering sound recorded onto postcards using a forgotten technology from more than a century ago. This involves scanning the postcard at multiple orientations using a flatbed scanner, and then reconstructing the fine scale surface texture of the […]

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