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Charles Haas to Receive 2017 NWRI Clarke Prize
June 19, 2017
The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) is pleased to announce that Charles N. Haas, PhD, will receive the NWRI Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize for pioneering and applying methods to assess and minimize health risks caused by exposure to disease-causing microorganisms (referred to as pathogens) in water and waste water.
Laying the Groundwork for Longer Battery Life
June 14, 2017
“Sorry, I didn’t get your call; my cell phone battery died,” “I wish I could charge my battery in two minutes,” and “My laptop is only three years old, but the battery only lasts me a couple of hours” are common complaints heard as we rely on technology as an integral part of our existence. Imagine not having to charge your cell phone battery for a week or never having to get a new laptop battery. Faculty from Drexel’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering explore this topic in a recent invited “Perspective” article in Nature Energy.
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