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Congratulations to Linh on her election to The ACM Future of Computing Academy!
May 9, 2017

The ACM Future of Computing Academy (ACM-FCA) is a new initiative created by ACM to support and foster the next generation of computing professionals. The Academy is a platform that enables the next generation of researchers, practitioners, educators and entrepreneurs to develop a coherent and influential voice that addresses challenging issues facing the field and society in general. The ACM-FCA will seek to harness collective action to define and launch new ACM initiatives that will carry us into the future.

Linh will engage in activities for the benefit of the next generation of computing professionals. 

Insup Lee, PRECISE Director, Presents Keynote To HoTSoS Symposium and Bootcamp
April 4, 2017

Insup Lee, Ph.D., gave keynote talk "Security of Cyber-Physical Systems: Challenges and Approaches" at HotSoS on 4 April 2017.

Great News on University Teaching Award
March 19, 2017

Congratulations to George Pappas - he is the winner of the Provost’s Distinguished PhD Teaching and Mentoring Award.

Penn Engineering’s Linh Phan is Protecting Cyber-Physical Systems
March 3, 2017

While the saying “timing is everything” is appropriate in any number of situations, in the world of cyber-physical systems, it’s more literal than most. Such systems are at the heart of technology where the difference of a second is the difference between life and death.

RT-Xen Contributed Real-Time Scheduler to Newly Released Xen 4.5
February 15, 2017

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Washington University have developed a new real-time scheduler for the popular Xen hypervisor.

A $14 million grant to improve mobility and safety in transportation
January 19, 2017

Rahul is the Penn Director for a new $14MM DoT National University Transportation Center called Mobility21 focused on technologies for safe and efficient mobility of people and goods. 

Rajeev Alur is named AAAS Fellow for 2016
November 22, 2016

Rajeev Alur, Zisman Family Professor, has been inducted into the American Association for the Advancement of Science as a Fellow, for fundamental contributions to logics, models and analysis techniques for real-time and hybrid systems. Congratulations to him on this well-deserved recognition!

Insup Lee delivers keynote @ IEEE
June 28, 2016

Insup Lee delivers the keynote talk, Internet of Medical Things to Enable Medical Cyber-Physical Systems, at the 1st IEEE International Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies, Washington DC, June 28, 2016.

Distributed Systems Lab Receives $3.5 Million for Developing Innovative Defenses
May 27, 2016

Penn’s Distributed Systems Lab has received a three-year, $3.5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), under the DARPA XD3 program, to develop fundamentally new defenses against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that can provide far greater resilience to these attacks than existing solutions.

Rahul Mangharam Receives the Presidential Early Career Award in White House
May 16, 2016

Rahul Mangharam is one of the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Rahul was selected for inventing a new formal methodology to test and verify the correct operation of medical device software, saving lives and reducing care costs, the National Science Foundation said. The winners will receive their awards at a Washington, DC ceremony this spring. The Award will be presented by President Obama.

Rahul Mangharam group photo with President Barack Obama and other Presidential Early Career Award recipients