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All In The News tagged "engineering"

Fast Charging Batteries, at Last!

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Electronics 360 and Electronic Products stories about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

Drexel Engineers Claim Electrodes Made of MXene Allow Recharging in Minutes

 

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Clean Technica story about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

PWSA Submits Plan to State that Could end Boil-Water Advisory

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and head of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Feb. 2 Pittsburg Post-Gazette story about the city's boil-water advisory.

Watered-Down Gen Ed for Engineers?

Charles N. Haas, PhD, L. D. Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 26 Inside Higher Ed story on general education requirements for engineering students.

Watch These Micro-Robots Burrow Through The Body And Deliver Life-Saving Drugs

MinJun Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 25 Fast Company post about his international, collaborative research efforts to develop an intravenous surgical tool, using his microswimmer robots, for operating on blocked arteries. 

Drexel University Hosts 5th Annual Philly Materials Science And Engineering Day

Christopher Weyant, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Feb. 7 CBS Philly post and a KYW-Radio (1060-AM) story about Drexel hosting Philly Materials Science & Engineering Day.

Drexel Hosting Hackathon This Weekend

A hardware hackathon being hosted by Drexel’s student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) this weekend was featured in a Jan. 8 Delaware County Times story.

Mass Transit Meets Engineering Meets Disney

Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 28 Engineering.com post about Disney’s Imaginations design competition. A design for a Disney-themed transpiration system for Sydney, Australia, submitted by a group of undergraduate students from Drexel’s College of Engineering, was selected as a finalist in the competition.

How did the 21-day watch list for Ebola symptoms come about?

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Oct. 21 Los Angeles Times story about his study that questions the effectiveness of a 21-day quarantine for individuals who might have been exposed to the Ebola virus.

Engineering club homeless at Drexel

Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer blog post about the challenges a student engineering club is currently facing.

Third day is the charm: Toledo can drink its water

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 5 USA Today story about an algal bloom in Lake Erie that contaminated Toledo’s water supply.

Drexel team's Rube Goldberg contraption hits some glitches

Adam Fontecchio, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, and undergraduate engineering students Laura Bennett and Stanley Burke, were quoted in an April 27 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Drexel’s attempt to build the world’s largest Rube Goldberg device as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival. Related stories also ran on CBSPhilly.com and KYW-TV (CBS-3).