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Adam Fontecchio Named DVEW 2015 Engineer of the Year

November 26, 2014

As posted by the Delaware Valley Engineers Week official website, ask Drexel Engineering students what they think about Adam Fontecchio as a professor and advisor, and one word is heard over and over again: awesome. Ask the College of Engineering faculty for one word that describes Fontecchio as a peer academic and researcher and the consensus is unanimous: dedicated.... Read More »


Drexel Construction Management Teams Win Big at Regional Competition

November 25, 2014

The 25th Annual Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 1 Competition was held mid-November in Morristown, NJ with Drexel University students competing. The ASC Northeast Region is comprised of the colleges and universities that offer four-year construction engineering and management degrees in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. Drexel Engineering’s Construction Management department again entered teams in the Heavy Construction (HC) and Commercial Building Construction (CBC) divisions. ... Read More »


Drexel Joins An Alliance With NJIT And Rowan To Adress Regional Water Problems

November 17, 2014

On Monday November 10th, 2014, water researchers from Drexel University, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), and Rowan University came together to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which initiates an alliance amongst these three universities to collaboratively tackle the complex challenges that affect water resources in the region. ... Read More »


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Making a paper airplane in school used to mean trouble. Today it signals a promising discovery in materials science research that could help next-generation technology –like wearable energy storage devices- get off the ground. Researchers at Drexel University and Dalian University of Technology in China have chemically engineered a new, electrically conductive nanomaterial that is flexible enough to fold, but strong enough to support many times its own weight. They believe it can be used to improve electrical energy storage, water filtration and radiofrequency shielding in technology from portable electronics to coaxial cables.

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