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Drexel Biomedical Engineering Professor Dr. Marek Swoboda, PhD Creates Back-Up Ventilators to Help Fight COVID-19: Featured on WHYY-Radio

Dr. Marek Swoboda, PhD, assistant teaching professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was featured in an April 17, 2020 episode of WHYY-Radio about his efforts to lead a team that is creating back-up ventilators for hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. John Kounios, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was also interviewed in the piece about the role of creative problem-solving during the pandemic.

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Marek Swoboda

Principal Investigator

Marek Swoboda, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Office: Bossone 707
Phone: 215.571.3713

Research Interests

Cardiovascular engineering, cardiovascular system, diagnostic devices in cardiology, piezoelectric biosensors, and pathogen detection.