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Ali Kenner and Mimi Sheller double portrait

Alison Kenner, PhD, and Mimi Sheller, PhD collaborate with professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering on the Shifting Energy Cultures lectures series, funded by the A. J. Drexel Institute for Energy & the Environment

January 27, 2015

Alison Kenner, PhD, and Mimi Sheller, PhD collaborate with professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for the Shifting Energy Cult... Read More »

RiverWards Team August 2014

Mapping Perceptions of Environmental Health Risks: A Comparison of Three Philadelphia Communities

January 27, 2015

This past fall, Drexel researchers from the Center for Science, Technology, and Society, and the School of Public Health, in collaboration with the Clean Air... Read More »

Kelly Joyce

Interview with Kelly Joyce, PhD, director of the Center for Science, Technology and Society

December 01, 2014

Joyce talks about her first three years as Director of the Center, highlighting the collaborations it has fostered, as well as what is on the horizon. Joyce ... Read More »

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  • Dean's Seminar: From Marshy Wetlands to Property: How Economy and Ecology Shaped Colonial Calcutta

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM

    Disque Hall, Room 109, 32 South 32nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19135

    • Everyone


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  • Shifting Energy Culture Series

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    12:00 PM-2:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Get Smart:
    The Drexel Smart Campus

    We all turn on the lights and expect electricity to flow, but how efficient is our energy use on Drexel’s campus? Did you know that our campus uses energy demand management and demand reduction measures? This is the first session in a series of talks on Energy Culture in Smart Campus Environments. Open to everyone, this session will introduce the Drexel Campus Smart Grid: what it is, how it works, and how you can find out more about your own energy usage.

    Session Speakers:

    John E. McDonald, PECO
    Paul Reed, Viridity Energy’s VPower System, Drexel University
    Chika Nwankpa, College of Engineering, Drexel University
    Bill Taylor, Mechanical and Maintenance Services, Drexel University

    Other sessions in the series:

    March 11, 2015
    Get Your Grid On: Smart Grid, Micro Grid, Off Grid

    Speakers Include: Will Agate, Consortium for
    Building Energy Innovation, Navy Yard; Kenny Shephard, Azavea; Richard Freeh, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability

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