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Annual International Research Showcase (Online Webinar for 2020)

Announcing the 5th Annual International Research Showcase

With over 100 partnerships around the world, Drexel research is happening on every continent and is enhancing our global impact. We invite the Drexel community to join us as we showcase and celebrate international research. The research showcase will conclude with an end of year Global Engagement Reception as we recognize faculty and student’s commitment to enhancing Drexel’s global impact.

Faculty and students who are involved in international research (research on an international topic or with international collaborators) are invited to present their work to the campus community. The list of presenters and their topics can be found below. 


Please join us for our 5th Annual International Research Showcase. This year's showcase was held online through Zoom. Faculty and graduate student presenters are invited to submit an abstract for a flash talk regarding their international research and engagements. Please click the link below to view the recording of the session. 


To watch the Zoom recording, click here.  


Wednesday, May 27, 2020 

Schedule of Events:

10:00-10:30am - Graduate Student Presentations 

10:30-11:30am - Faculty Flash Presentations 


Graduate Student Presentations

Adrian Curtin | School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems*
'"Shining a light on neurostimulation: fNIRS-measured responses during TMS therapy anticipates treatment success”

Candida Da Silva Ferreira Barreto | School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
"Brain to brain synchronization during verbal communication"

Katherine Fiocca | College of Arts and Sciences*
'"Adult nutrition is linked to social status and reproductive opportunity in a Neotropical paper wasp (Mischocyttarus pallidipectus, Hymenoptera: Vespidae)"

Shawn Joshi | School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
'"Neurophysiological Assessment of Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder”

Cynthia Klobodu | College of Nursing and Health Professions*
'"Maternal birth preparedness in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana: A cross-sectional study of two urban health facilities"

Ariana Levitt | College of Engineering*
'"Textile Devices Using MXene-Based Fibers and Yarns”  

Jan Lawrence Waston | School of Biomedical Engineering, Sciences, and Health Systems
'"Assessing the locus of attention under load"  

Jesse Mark | School of Biomedical Engineering, Sciences, and Health Systems
'"Developing a tDCS-Enhanced Dual-Task Flight Simulator for Evaluating Learning"

Hager Mohamed | College of Medicine*
"Non-thermal plasma enhances the immunogenicity of a T lymphocyte cell line model of latent HIV-1 infection"

Karmi Oxman | College of Arts and Sciences*
“Digging holes in the Negev Desert: a neuroanatomical study of a social and terrestrial crustacean”

Reza Pejman | College of Engineering
"Design of new generation of thermal management microvascular composites"

David Sledge | School of Education
'"Exploring Collaborative Design Instruction in Architectural Education”

Lien Ta | LeBow College of Business*
“The Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Employment and Hours: Real-Time Estimates With Homebase Data"


Faculty Flash Presentations

 Jordan L. Fischer, Esq. | Thomas R. Kline School of Law*  
'"The Challenges and Opportunities for a U.S. Federal Privacy Law with the Backdrop of the Evolving Global Data Privacy Landscape.”

Veronica D Carey | College of Nursing and Health Professions*  
'"Psychiatric Rehabilitation: Remaining Vertical Nationally and Internationally"

Jodi Cataline | LeBow College of Business*  
'"Berlin Summer 2019 - How Three Universities Collaborated on a Triad ICA"

Jane E Clougherty | Dornsife School of Public Health*  
"Ports-related air pollution exposures across central Auckland, New Zealand

James Goepel and Paul Flanagan | Kline School of Law and LeBow College of Business* 
“Defensibility: Changing the way Organizations Approach Cybersecurity and Data Privacy”

Martin Jarmick | Westphal College of Media Arts and Design*
'"The Final Image: An Artwork and Techniques in Immersion" 

Carol Okupniak | College of Nursing and Health Professions*
"Nursing simulation education in India with limited resources"

Lindsay Shea | AJ Drexel Autism Institute*
'"Autism and The Criminal Justice System: Policy Opportunities and Challenges

Elizabeth Watson | College of Arts and Sciences* 
“Fulbright Experience in México”

​More Faculty presentations to follow.

Questions? Email Casey Devine at

*Presentations will be during live Zoom session.