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Drexel Joins Philadelphia Science Festival's Weeklong Celebration of Science and Technology

April 22, 2015

Students, faculty and staff from Drexel University will help make the fifth anniversary of the Philadelphia Science Festival one of the biggest citywi ...

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Drexel University Named One of the “Top STEAM-Friendly Schools” by Diversity in STEAM Magazine

April 15, 2015

Diversity in STEAM Magazine has chosen Drexel as one of the “Top STEAM Friendly Schools” in the country. The list was created to honor those schools t ...

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College of Engineering Alumni Inducted into the Circle of Distinction

April 14, 2015

This year, Dr. Jeffrey S. Barrett, Joan H. Facey, Stanley L. King, and Robert Lifshin, will be inducted into the College of Engineering’s Circle of Di ...

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Koerner Family Awards 2015

Drexel Engineering Students Receive the Koerner Family Awards

April 07, 2015

The Koerner Family Awards for Graduate Students in the College of Engineering continues to support the research of Drexel Engineering graduate student ...

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How Are Viruses Helping Water Blow Off Steam?

March 25, 2015

Legions of viruses that infect the leaves of tobacco plants could be the key to making power plants safer, heating and cooling of buildings more effic ...

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Drexel University to Host 10th Annual Underwater Robotics 2015 SeaPerch Competition

March 25, 2015

On April 24 and 25, 2015, Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center pool will once again be home to more than 1000 middle and high school student ...

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Concrete Canoe Team Prepares for Annual Competition

March 20, 2015

Drexel’s Concrete Canoe team is making waves again this year. The team has been busy preparing for another regional competition. The annual ASCE Mid-A ...

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Drexel Materials Research Could Unlock Potential of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

March 11, 2015

Drexel researchers, along with colleagues at Aix-Marseille University in France, have discovered a high performance cathode material with great promis ...

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Drexel’s 40 Under 40 Celebrates Eight Engineers

March 10, 2015

For this year's third annual 40 Under 40 at Drexel University, over 200 nominations were submitted and the variety was impressive. The College of Engi ...

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Tungsten nanowire exhibits a phenomenon called "twinning" that allows it to deform under pressure without breaking, and to regain its shape when the load is removed.

Researchers Take A Closer Look At How A Material's Behavior Changes As It Gets Smaller

March 09, 2015

To fully understand how nanomaterials behave, one must also understand the atomic-scale deformation mechanisms that determine their structure and, the ...

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