Katherine Kuchenbecker named one of “Brilliant 10” in Popular Science

October 13th, 2010

Popular Science magazine has named Penn Engineering’s Katherine Kuchenbecker to its annual “Brilliant 10” list of the country’s top young scientists to watch.

Kuchenbecker, the Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, is the director of the Haptics Lab, an outpost of Penn’s General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception Lab. Her work blends innovative electromechanical design with modeling and user testing, proving that engineering can be practical and decidedly not boring……

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