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  • Green Infrastructure, Climate and Cities Seminar Series

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM

    Hill Conference Room Room 240, LeBow Engineering Center 31st and Market Streets Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Economic and social dimensions of urban adaptation strategies More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities. This demographic shift creates a host of new opportunities, but also some new risks, especially given the challenges posed by climatic extremes. This timely seminar series focuses attention on these issues, and what decision makers, researchers, and practitioners are learning about how to address them. The focus of the CCRUN seminar series is on urban solutions to global problems associated with increasing temperature and sea level rise, precipitation variability, and greenhouse gas emissions. We are interested in the implications of such changes on the complex infrastructure of intensely developed landscapes, and on the health, well-being, and vulnerability of the people who live in them. The seminar on October 4, 2017 will focus on the economic and social dimensions of urban adaptation strategies. Experts in the field will present their research. Following the presentations, there will be a question and answer session.

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  • CBE Annual Event

    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    11:30 AM-5:00 PM

    Location: Drexel University, MacAlister Hall University Club 33rd and Chestnut Streets, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Faculty
    • Alumni

    Join your classmates from Drexel's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the department's Annual Event to be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the University Club, 6th floor of MacAlister Hall. This is an exciting opportunity for members of all classes to witness the changes that have occurred at Drexel since you were students. Reconnect with faculty and former classmates, and meet the graduating Class of 2018. The CBE Annual Event is open to all class years and their guests. This year we are celebrating the classes of: 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012. The event will begin with a social hour followed by guided tours of the campus and laboratories. The festivities will then conclude with a sit-down reception featuring a keynote lecture by Dr. Giuseppe R. Palmese, interim dean of the College of Engineering. Dr. Palmese will discuss the use of bio-based materials as building blocks for new classes of polymers with unique performance characteristics inspired by nature. The presentation will provide a general overview spanning 20 years of research and commercialization activities. Registration link:

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  • The Dean in Beantown

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

    Lando & Anastasi Riverfront Office Park 1 Main Street, Main Floor Cambridge, MA 02142

    • Alumni

    Interim Dean of the College of Engineering Giuseppe Palmese is hitting the road to share some updates from University City! Join him, along with your fellow Dragons, for an evening cocktail reception in Cambridge, Massachusetts hosted by Peter Lando, BS '84. Hear about the exciting changes happening at Drexel, its direction for the future and the opportunities on the horizon - plus, meet students currently on co-op in Boston. For more information and to register, click here.

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