NEWS

EXTERNAL NEWS

Zack Kirkhorn (M&T ’06) named as the new CFO of Tesla

Tesla ended its Q4 2018 earnings call with a bit of a surprise, albeit one we’ve heard before: CFO Deepak Ahuja will be retiring. In his place, Zach Kirkhorn, previously the company’s vice president of finance is taking over. Kirkhorn had only been the VP of finance for 2 months prior to today’s announcement. However, current CFO Ahuja ...Read More

Second Measure COO and Co-Founder Lillian Chou (M&T ’11)’s start up recently announced $20 million in Series A Funding

In a time when the internet seems to have information on just about everything, getting data earlier than most can be the edge needed for a winning investment. That’s what companies such as Goldman Sachs, and Citi Ventures are betting on with Second Measure, a startup that pulls together consumers credit card transactions, analyzes the trends, and ...Read More

PROGRAM NEWS

Integration Lab Senior Design Winners 2019

  2019 SEAS wide senior design winners were our integration lab team of Emily Spencer M&T’19 and her team mate Gray Desimone SEAS’19. Their project Kirigami Architecture focused on creating sustainable building envelopes for energy conservation also won the most innovative award in the M&T Summit held in the Glandt Forum on March 30th. The project ...Read More

Integration Lab Finalist S.S.MAPR wins the 2019 Cornell Cup

An interdisciplinary team comprised of Xiaoyi Chen, M&T’19, Fangyi Fa M&T’19, Quinn Wu M&T’19 along with their teammates Vanessa Howell, Yoonji Lee and Mia Masour, all SEAS’19, competed in the Cornell Cup Competition held over May 3-4 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. S.S. MAPR, a smart autonomous surface vehicle for river water sampling, ...Read More

M&T Summit winner, team Aerate, Wins $30,000 Wharton Startup Challenge Perlman Grand Prize

Left to right: Jake Fine, ENG’19, GEN’19; Connor Sendel, ENG’19, W’19; Spencer Collins, ENG’19, GEN’19; Bikram Bakshi, WG’05, Entrepreneur & Innovator; Member, Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Advisory Board; Yann Pfitzer, ENG’19, C’19, GEN’20; Sam Weintraub, ENG’19, GEN’20; Ashwin Kishen ENG’19, W’19, GEN’20 Aerate took 4 of the 2019 Startup Challenge Prizes including: Perlman Grand Prize, Frederick H. ...Read More