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Philadelphia Orchestra to Premiere Drexel-Designed Interactive Concert App for Mobile Devices

The Philadelphia Orchestra, in collaboration with engineers from Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center, is launching a mobile app that will change the way audiences experience musical performances.
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Style Meets Engineering in Drexel's Smart Fabric Belly Band

Tummy snugging maternity wear could soon be giving expecting parents peace of mind in addition to stylishly securing waistlines. Researchers at Drexel University are combining fashion design with wireless technology to produce a belly band that will be able to monitor uterine contractions and fetal heart rate in real time.

Greg Yeutter

Student Gets Cosmopolitan Office Experience in Berlin

Greg Yeutter, who has lived in Germany since last September while studying at the Munich University of Applied Sciences, is now working on a co-op in Berlin with cloudControl, a German cloud computing company.

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Seniors Bid Farewell to Greek Life, Keep it Close to Heart

Greek life provides a unique experience for students to excel as leaders, make family-like friends, help the community and more. DrexelNow checks in with three graduating seniors as they say goodbye to Drexel.

Music Hack Day

A 24-hour marathon of conceptualizing, hacking and coding with the goal of designing the future of music technology will bring artists, engineers, musicians, programmers and enthusiasts from around the region to Drexel’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on May 18-19. Drexel’s Music Hack Day will be the 12th such event worldwide and the first time that it has been held in Philadelphia.
Dr. Edwin Gerber

Six Decades at Drexel

In February, Dr. Edwin Gerber celebrated his 60-year anniversary at Drexel. He has two rules of thumb when it comes to sustaining a long academic career—“don’t die and don’t resign. It’s that simple.”

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Five Drexel Researchers Claim National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

Five Drexel faculty have earned recognition from the National Science Foundation for their respective research endeavors, which range from improving underwater autonomous vehicles to helping emergency medical workers communicate to reimagining the way we create and access our collective knowledge as a society.
Norman Joseph Woodland, a 1947 Drexel graduate who went on to create the bar code system with fellow alumnus Bernard Silver, passed away at the age of 91.

Norman Joseph Woodland

Norman Joseph Woodland, a 1947 graduate, who, along with classmate Bernard Silver, created the system for instant electronic recall of product information commonly called the barcode, passed away at the age of 91 on Dec. 9, 2012. The pair’s invention revolutionized the retail industry and is an example of a technology that has stood the test of time.

News Stories for the Holiday Season: Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Gifts, Health, Business and More

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ExCITe Center opening

Music technology, humanoid robots, app development, video games, and digital knitting machines will converge with many other technologies in one creative space when Drexel University opens its Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on Nov. 28.
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DARPA Taps Drexel-Led Team for Robotics Challenge

A 10-school collaboration led by Drexel is one of several groups worldwide who are working to advance robotics technology for disaster relief as part of a challenge laid down by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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Drexel Engineers Commemorate Creation of Barcode

This week, Drexel honors the 60th anniversary of the bar code, an enduring symbol of technology that’s stood the test of time. It was also invented and patented right here at Drexel.