- Center for Soft and Living Matter
Center for Soft and Living Matter
Andrea Liu, Director This interdisciplinary center brings together more than 60 faculty working on soft and living matter from more than 10 departments across the Penn campus, from the School of Arts and Sciences as well as the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
The Internet of Things for Agriculture (IoT4Ag)
Cherie Kagan, Director IoT4Ag works to ensure food, energy, and water security by advancing technology to increase crop production while minimizing the use of energy and water resources and the impact of agricultural practices on the environment.
Institute for Medicine and Engineering (IME)
Peter Davies, Director The mission of the Institute for Medicine and Engineering (IME) is to stimulate fundamental research at the interface between biomedicine and engineering/physical/computational sciences leading to innovative applications in biomedical research and clinical practice.
Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC)
Mark Liberman, Director The Linguistic Data Consortium supports language-related education, research and technology development by creating and sharing linguistic resources, such as data, tools and standards.
Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry (CiPD)
Hyun (Michel) Koo, Director; Kathleen Stebe, co-Director The CiPD is bridging Penn Dental Medicine and Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with cutting-edge research and training to accelerate the development of new solutions and devices to address unmet needs in oral health, while also recruiting the next generation of leaders in these fields.
Soft Lithography Lab
The Singh Center’s Soft Lithography Lab is fully outfitted for the fabrication of PDMS devices for microfluidics and microcontact printing. A complete complement of tools is located in the lab, including an ABM mask aligner and Anatech barrel asher. The lab also provides photoresist, PDMS, and all necessary supplies and tools for connecting devices to […]
Quattrone Nanofabrication Facility
The Singh Center’s Quattrone Nanofabrication Facility provides core nanofabrication capabilities. Their mission is to enable research and development in a number of areas. As embodied in the Penn Compact, QNF focuses on increased access as well as integrating knowledge by engaging the Greater Philadelphia Region and far beyond. Their core endeavors are to support teaching, […]
Weiss Tech House
The Weiss Tech House is a student-run hub of technological innovation that encourages and supports students in the creation, development and commercialization of innovative technologies. Students with a broad range of technological interests and skill can explore, collaborate, and access resources like the Garage Lab, reservable meeting space, funding, educational workshops and a network of […]
Nanoscale Characterization Facility
The Singh Center’s Nanoscale Characterization Facility (NCF) is a full-service center equipped with a wide range of state-of-the-art instrumentation for materials analysis. Nanoscale characterization of polymers, ceramics, composites, metals, electronics, and thin films is conducted using scanning, transmission, and scanning-transmission electron microscopes, atomic force microscopes, and ion scattering techniques. A wide range of specimen preparation […]
Scanning and Local Probe Facility
The Singh Center’s Scanning and Local Probe Facility is a unique lab that serves as an incubator for new probes of nanostructure behavior and associated instrumentation development. It is equipped with a suite of nine advanced scanning probe systems, opto-electronic/transport tools, and optical probes operating in fluid, ambient, or vacuum environments. The Facility is currently […]