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April

  • Dr. Peter A. Lewin Receives the IEEE Philadelphia Section 2018 Benjamin Franklin Key Award

    April 26, 2018

    Dr. Peter A. Lewin, Richard B. Beard   Distinguished University Professor and Director,  Biomedical Ultrasound Research  and Education Center, was the recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Philadelphia Section 2018 Benjamin Franklin Key Award. The award recognizes   an electrical   engineer for outstanding technical innovation and technological   contributions that have had significant   practical applications. The award emphasizes technical innovation, such   as a system (design and application), a significant improvement to a system, or patents of clear technical and technological achievements, which demonstrate intellectual, industrial, economical, or human benefits. Dr. Lewin was awarded several patents in the field of ultrasound and has authored or co-authored over 250 scientific publications.

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  • Heard Around Campus

    Heard Around Campus — April

    April 25, 2018

    In this roundup of Drexel events and news, faculty and professional staff can learn about professional and personal opportunities available to them through the University.

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    How a Group of Honors Students Wrote for Drexel Publications — For a Class

    April 25, 2018

    Last term, a class of students in the Pennoni Honors College learned about the inner workings of three different Drexel University publications — and got to contribute to them.

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  • co-op

    As Drexel’s Co-op Centennial Approaches, Check Out What Dragons Are Working on Today

    April 20, 2018

    The Steinbright Career Development Center recently released the winning photos from its annual Co-op Photo Contest.

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  • Faculty Highlights

    Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Winter 2018

    April 10, 2018

    Check out what Drexel University faculty and staff accomplished during the winter term.

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    Hollywood Legend M. Night Shyamalan to Address Drexel’s Class of 2018

    April 09, 2018

    Hollywood legend M. Night Shyamalan will address the class of 2018 at Drexel’s University-wide commencement ceremony on June 15 at Citizens Bank Park. The director, producer, screenwriter and actor — whose breakout hit, “The Sixth Sense,” appeared nearly 20 years ago — is known for filming and setting his movies in and around Philadelphia, hiring locally and utilizing area vendors, and showcasing some of the region’s best-loved attractions and locales.

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  • Dr. Kara Spiller Wins a 2018 NSF Career Award

    April 03, 2018

    Dr. Kara Spiller, Assistant Professor in BIOMED, received a 5-year $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program award for the project titled, "CAREER: Biomaterial-mediated Control over Macrophage Activation.” This is the most prestigious science award in support of early-career research. To be eligible for a CAREER, winners must demonstrate outstanding, innovative research that furthers the mission of their fields, and a commitment to education and community service, according to the NSF website.

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  • Dr. Hasan Ayaz Receives a Courtesy Appointment in the Department of Psychology

    April 01, 2018

    Dr. Hasan Ayaz, Associate Research Professor in BIOMED, received a courtesy appointment with Drexel’s Department of Psychology. This appointment is an excellent example of intercollegiate and interdisciplinary reach.

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