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A Year Away: Rose Wang (M&T ‘25)

Rose Wang, now a member of the M&T class of 2025, took a gap year prior to arriving for her freshman year at UPenn. Epitomizing the term “interdisciplinary,” Rose reminds us about the importance of keeping an open-mind, ready to embrace the most spontaneous curiosities.  Tell us about where you’re from! I went to high school in ...Read More

M&T Entrepreneur Feature: Alex Sands – M&T Class of 2017

Many M&T’s find themselves in an existential crisis, deciding whether or not to work a corporate job or to start a company. Many choose the former, but this article will focus on Alex Sands (M&T’17) who chose the latter. Instead of returning to Apple as an Engineering Product Manager, Alex decided to start a company, Plasticity, ...Read More

Dave Liu (M&T’93) on Passion, Entrepreneurship, and his New Book

Dave Liu (M&T ‘93) is the CEO of Liucrative Endeavors, a strategic consulting and investment firm to high growth companies. Dave’s newly published book, The Way of the Wall Street Warrior: Conquer the Corporate Game Using Tips, Tricks, and Smartcuts (as mentioned below), can be found here.  What’s a typical day in your life? I’ve always been ...Read More

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

PROGRAM NEWS

Arjun Neervannan (M&T ’24) on Combating Cyberbullying with AI and Winning one of the Regeneron STS Scholarship Prizes

Arjun Neervannan is a First Year student in the M&T Program from Irvine, CA studying Computer and Information Science in the School of Engineering and an Undeclared concentration in the Wharton School. Last May, he won one of the Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholarships. Each year, nearly 1,900 students submit original research in critically important ...Read More

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