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January

    • Drexel University

      Could Low-Flow Create High Risk?

      January 12, 2017

      In hopes of preventing future public health crises related to the systems that carry and treat our water, the Environmental Protection Agency is tasking a team of researchers, led by Drexel University, with a $2 million project to bring together existing and new experimental data on building plumbing—the stretch of pipes that takes water from main to tap—into a risk assessment tool that can guide new water use and safety regulations.

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    • Michel Barsoum

      Michel Barsoum Elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

      January 9, 2017

      Michel Barsoum, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Materials Science and Engineering department, was recently elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Founded in 1919, this organization is the world´s oldest academy of engineering sciences.

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    • PeaceTech Co-op

      New Co-ops at PeaceTech Lab

      January 6, 2017

      It seems simple enough. Low-income families in need of food can turn to community pantries for help. In reality, though, it can be an onerous process to locate food pantries, figure out hours of operation and other details. As part of a new co-op with nonprofit PeaceTech Lab, Drexel environmental engineering student Bryce Peckman has brainstormed ways technology can benefit hungry families.

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    • Drexel University

      People Aren’t The Only Beneficiaries of Power Plant Carbon Standards

      January 5, 2017

      “Our findings suggest that crops like corn, soybeans and cotton could benefit from substantial productivity gains under moderate carbon standards for power plants,” said Shannon Capps, PhD, an assistant professor in Drexel’s College of Engineering.

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