March 21, 2018
Sharon L. Walker, PhD, a Yale-trained chemical and environmental engineer, will begin as dean of Drexel University's College of Engineering in the fall of 2018. Read More »
March 19, 2018
With this new monthly column, the College of Engineering highlights the Drexel cooperative program in which students fulfill six-month internships in fields of their own choosing to gain experience and to see how they like the work. But what, exactly, is that work? What does a co-op student do all day? What are the tasks assigned? And what time is lunch?
With these pressing questions in mind, CoE publishes the second installment of A Day in the Life of a Co-op, which deconstructs the work day to provide specific details on what our co-ops do during their eight-hour shifts. This month, CoE introduces Maria Natalia Noriega Pedraza, who completed a dual-program co-op in France and in Germany. Below, we focus on her work in Germany. Read More »
March 19, 2018
Some years ago, a photograph appeared in the international press that proved why research in multimedia forensics is so vital in today’s image-soaked world. Released by Iran’s news service, the photo flaunted four missiles rising from a cloud of smoke. As a show of military sophistication, it looked intimidating, and was meant to. But it wasn’t entirely real. The image had been digitally enhanced to convey a beefier missile capability than Iran actually possessed. Read More »
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Spotlight on Research
Can you imagine fully charging your cell phone in just a few seconds? Researchers in Drexel University’s College of Engineering can, and they took a big step toward making it a reality with their recent work unveiling of a new battery electrode design in the journal Nature Energy.