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    • Bandwidth 2

      Diplomacy in the Battle for Bandwidth

      May 31, 2017

      As anyone who has ever tried to manage a shared vacation property will tell you, it’s not easy divvying up access to keep everyone happy. Now imagine how difficult the job would be if, instead of a beach house, you were managing the entirety of the radio frequency spectrum – and the “renters” you’re trying to appease are anyone and everyone who owns a wireless communication device. That’s the nightmare scenario proposed by the Department of Defense in the DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge. An intrepid group of students and researchers at Drexel University is taking it up and trying to create a spectrum sharing program that keeps everyone connected, and could lead to a $3.75 million prize.

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    • Organelles

      Drexel Researchers Help Provide First Glimpse at Organelles In Action

      May 30, 2017

      Researchers at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development are getting a first glimpse at the inner-workings of live cells thanks to a new microscopy technique pioneered by Nobel laureate Eric Betzig with help from engineers at Drexel University.

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    • Drexel University

      CoE Faculty Win 2017 Scholarly Materials and Equipment Research Awards

      May 26, 2017

      Several College of Engineering faculty members have been announced as recipients of the Office of Research's 2017 Scholarly Materials and Equipment Research Award. The Scholarly Materials and Equipment Research Awards provide tenured and tenure-track faculty the opportunity to apply for funds for the acquisition and/or development of equipment, software, systems, or library collections that will enhance their research portfolio as well as increase their contributions to Drexel.

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    • Drexel University

      CoE Wins 2016-2017 Provost's Awards

      May 24, 2017

      The 2016-2017 Provost's Awards for Teaching, Scholarship, and Professional Service have been announced and College of Engineering faculty and staff have been recognized in three categories.

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    • Drexel University

      College of Engineering Alumni Inducted into The Drexel 100

      May 23, 2017

      During this year’s alumni weekend, several College of Engineering alumni were honored at The Drexel 100 Induction Ceremony.

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    • P. Isaac Quelly

      P. Isaac Quelly's DragonsTeach Experience

      May 22, 2017

      As a freshman, P. Isaac Quelly ’19 was struggling with the calculus concept of limits. But then a faculty visitor to his engineering class gave students a mini, hands-on project: Find a shape that maximizes the surface area of a wad of modeling clay. Like that, limits made sense.

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    • Road Salt 1

      A Recipe For Concrete That Can Withstand Road Salt Deterioration

      May 22, 2017

      Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in Drexel’s College of Engineering and director of the Advanced and Sustainable Infrastructure Materials Research Group, created a method for using fly ash, slag and silica fume — leftovers from coal furnaces and the smelting process — in a new concrete mix that is more durable because it doesn’t react with road salt.

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    • Drexel University

      Society for Women Engineering Named "Student Organization of the Year"

      May 16, 2017

      Drexel University's Society for Women Engineering (SWE) has been named the "BOLD Student Organization of the Year Award" at Drexel's Student Life Impact Awards last Thursday.

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    • Koerner Awards 2017

      Drexel Engineering Students Receive the Koerner Family Awards

      May 12, 2017

      The Koerner Family Awards for Graduate Students in the College of Engineering supports the research of Drexel Engineering graduate students. Founded by Robert M. Koerner, Ph.D. (’56, ’63) and his wife Paula Koerner, the awards fund allows graduate students to continue to pursue their research in electrical, chemical, mechanical, environmental, and biomedical engineering.

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    • Yury Gogotsi Professorship 2017

      Nanomaterials Researcher Yury Gogotsi Receives $2.2M Endowed Professorship

      May 3, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, whose materials science research as founder and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute has opened up new possibilities for the applications of nanomaterials, was installed May 1 as the inaugural Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor at Drexel University. The professorship was established with a permanent endowment of $2.2 million that will be used to fund Gogotsi’s current and future research initiatives.

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    • Drexel University

      CoE Faculty Celebrated at Drexel Authors Event

      May 2, 2017

      The fifth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event was held April 26 to honor Drexel University faculty, staff and students who wrote or edited books and journal articles that were published in 2016. College of Engineering faculty were recognized in several categories.

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