Category: Research

Collaborative research initiative to combat extreme heat effects featured in Penn Engineering Today

Penn Engineering Today has featured an article about the Research Community Dr. Composto is co-leading in the 2022-2023 academic year titled “Adapting to Extreme Heat in Philadelphia to Increase Human Vitality.” This initiative is in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability (OOS) in order to address the issues of increased precipitation/flooding, increased […]

SURGG (Penn’s Summer Undergraduate Research Group Grant)

Active Coating Technology (ACT)-Enabled Relief Tents for Natural Disaster, Summer 2017 PIs: Daeyeon Lee, Co-PIs: Russ Composto, Kristin Field, Zahra Fakhraai, Orkan Telhan   The team (Undergraduate Students): Griffin Murphy, Kathryn Khaw, Sisanmofe Dorsu, Mauricio Alvarez, Jane Shmushkis, David Gordon Graduate Student Mentors: Evan Dolling, Katie Rose, Shawn Maguire, Connor Woods, Aixi Zhang. Synopsys: This collaborative project brings students from Schools of Engineering, […]