Rahul Mangharam Receives 2014 Benjamin Franklin Key Award

University of Pennsylvania – Rahul Mangharam, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, is the recipient of the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Key Award from the IEEE Philadelphia for “outstanding technical innovation and technological contributions that have had significant practical applications.” The Key Award  is given annually to an engineer in the Philadelphia section of IEEE and emphasizes technical innovation, a significant improvement to the design or application of a system, or patents of clear practical values. Emphasis is placed on tangible technical and technological achievements that demonstrate intellectual, industrial, economical or human benefits.