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Drexel and Lockheed Martin Partner to Develop Engineering Leadership Program

September 29, 2014

Drexel University and Lockheed Martin are working together to nurture the engineering students who show an acuity for leadership. The corporation is partnering with the University’s College of Engineering to create the Lockheed Martin Engineering Leadership Program, a track of courses, activities, mentoring and experiences designed to help students identify and develop their leadership abilities.... Read More »


Drexel Engineer’s Discovery Turns Artificial Ankle Research in a New Direction

September 17, 2014

One small misstep in the biomechanical understanding of the ankle about 70 years ago has thrown research on the joint slightly off kilter ever since. Sorin Siegler, PhD, a mechanical engineer at Drexel is hoping to realign thinking surrounding one of the busiest orthopedic intersections in the body.It all started about three years ago when Siegler was attempting to make a cast of the outside of the talus bone – the pivot bone of the three that make up the ankle.
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A Pitch-Perfect Test For Bacterial Infection

August 18, 2014

A pair of Drexel engineers is developing a new sensor that can detect one of the most challenging hospital-acquired infections easily, early and without expensive equipment.... Read More »


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The collaborative work of roboticists from 10 institutions who have pooled their efforts to compete as team DRC-HUBO in the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s Robotics Challenge has been rewarded with an official thumbs up from the agency.

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