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In the News

AI Companies Say They’re Actually Looking Forward to Government Regulation in the Form of a New Safety Consortium
Drexel’s participation in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s AI Safety Institute Consortium was mentioned in a Feb. 28 story. Researchers from the College of Engineering, College of Computing & Informatics and College of Arts and Sciences will contribute to consortium’s efforts to establish safety standards and practices for the development and use of AI technology.
Philadelphia Navy Yard Begins Autonomous, Electric Shuttle Service
The College of Engineering’s participation in testing an autonomous shuttle bus, which will provide transportation within the Philadelphia Navy Yard, was mentioned in Feb. 27 WHYY, KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM), Billy Penn, Philly, WVPI-TV (6-abc), Philadelphia Inquirer, WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and Philly Voice stories.
Firsthand Experience of Climate Change Disasters Is Stressing Teens
Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 27 HealthDay story about how experiencing climate change disasters can affecting teens' mental health.
North Philly Mini Nurse Academy Teaches Kids Vital Skills, Showcases Career Options in Health Care
Monica Harmon, executive director of Drexel's Community Wellness HUB and an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Feb. 26 KYW-TV (CBS-3) article about the Southeastern Pennsylvania Area Black Nurses Association's Mini-Nurse Academy. Harmon is also the associations' area chapter president.

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Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD

buildings, civil engineering, engineering

Aghayere studies structural systems and why they fail. He has written extensively about wood, concrete and steel construction and structural failure analysis. And commented in media stories about building collapses, the degradation and testing of infrastructure and the built environment.


Robert D'Ovidio, PhD

Criminology & Justice Studies
D'Ovidio researches the intersection of computer technology, crime and the criminal justice system. He directs Drexel's research program in computer crime and digital forensics. In the past, he has worked with the New York City Police Department and Philadelphia Police Department on research projects involving computer crime. His work with the law enforcement community also includes training investigators on techniques to trace Internet communication and seize electronic evidence and cell phones.

Girija Kaimal, EdD

creative arts therapies
Kaimal’s research focuses on understanding the way that creative self-expression affects human emotions and other brain processes. Her work particularly focuses on the ways people's experiences influence what they create, and how art-making can be used to reduce stress and stress-related issues.

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