June 5, 2014
Three Class of 2016 VIPER students - David Lim, Julia Fordham and Gerardo Cedillo Servin - have been featured in Penn Engineering Magazine's Spring 2014 edition. Read more here.
March 16, 2014
When University sophomore Albert Xiao joined the first class of the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER), a dual degree program in Penn Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, he had already interned at Lawrence Berkeley National Labs and Caltech. Read more and watch the video here.
February 25, 2014
John M. Vohs, Carl V. S. Patterson Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and one of VIPER's co-faculty directors, has been named the recipient of the 2013-14 George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research. Read more here.
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.
Connor spent his summer working on a synthetic organometallic chemistry project under the mentorship of Prof. Eric Schelter and Ph.D. candidate Justin Bogart. He focused on rare earth separations, an important field due to the unstable economy surrounding the rare earth metals.