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CoE Robot Takes Third Prize At ASME Competition

April 27, 2018

A team of undergraduates designed a stackable, omni-wheeled robot, dubbed “THOR,”, that placed third out of 54 teams at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers design competition.

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Morss Clyne Receives $1.9 million R01 Grant from the NIH

March 29, 2018

In a perfect world, blood vessels would run straight as freeways, channeling blood consistently and efficiently through the human body. Instead, they switch directions or branch off like country paths as they wend through the circulatory system, and each of those junctures impacts blood flow. In turn, blood flow impacts, among other things, the way glucose is metabolized in vascular cells, with implications for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other vascular pathologies. Scientists don’t know exactly why this occurs.

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David Hartman awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 28, 2016

Congratulations to David Hartman, an MEM graduate student, for being awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to support his PhD study at Drexel in "Robust and Optimal Distributed Control of Unmanned Aircraft Multiagent Systems."

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MEM offering Special Topics course on Product Design and Development

September 22, 2015

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics is pleased to announce that it is offering a new "Special Topics" course on Product Design & Development this Fall, taught by Adjunct Professor Dr. Louis Padulo, President Emeritus of the University City Science Center.

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Matthew McCarthy Wins NSF CAREER Award

July 01, 2015

Matthew McCarthy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department, has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his research on phase-change heat transfer on structured surfaces.

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MEM Students Win Second Place In ASEE Poster Competition

April 29, 2015

Five MEM students won multiple awards for their educational device prototype developed for K-12 educational programs to teach the physics and anatomical principles of how a human eye focuses light using a crystalline lens.

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Two Engineering Alumni Receive Awards for Significant Achievements

November 11, 2014

Two Evening College engineering alumni, Salvador Castro (Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering ’54, ’57, ’68), and George R. Mills (Mechanical Engineering ’78) were recently presented with prestigious awards.

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Harry Kwatny, PhD, Completes 50 Years of Service at Drexel

December 14, 2013

The MEM department congratulates Harry Kwatny, PhD, S. Herbert Raynes Distinguished Chair Professor in Mechanical Engineering, on completing 50 years of service at Drexel.

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Drexel Engineering Hosts Open Lab Day for Middle and High School Students

June 25, 2013

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Leila Aboharb Wins Charles T Main Gold Award

June 06, 2013

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