October 28, 2014
Chemistry's Andrew Rappe, Faculty Co-Director for VIPER, has a new study that could improve materials used in a kind of electronic memory, making it fast enough to be used for computation as well. Read more here.
October 24, 2014
President Amy Gutmann has launched the Climate Action Plan 2.0. The report on progress made since 2009 sets new goals for sustainability to 2019 and beyond. You can learn more about the Action Plan, and VIPER's role in campus sustainability, here.
September 9, 2014
Penn undergraduate interns - to include VIPER's own Gautam Nagaraj - did some amazing work around the world this summer. You can read more here about Gautam's summer research experience at Penn in the lab of Prof. Marija Drndic.
The Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) enrolls talented, prepared, and motivated students who are interested in energy science and engineering. See our Frequently Asked Questions page.
Prof. Eric Schelter presented his work in the VIPER seminar and hosted two VIPER students in his lab. His work focuses on small molecule activation, quantum effects in chemistry, and superconductivity. You can see Eric discuss state of rare earth metal chemistry in this video. (Image borrowed from Schelter website.)