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Drexel Drones Star in Philly Dance World Premiere

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Dec. 1 BillyPenn story about the upcoming performance collaboration with Parsons Dance Company, NextMove Dance and Drexel. Drexel students worked alongside Kim in the ExCITe Center to develop custom drones that will be a major part of the performance which will premiere in Philadelphia at the Prince Theater on Dec. 7.

Welcome to 'The Machines': Dancing with Drones

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center was interviewed in an Nov. 22 The Cherry Hill Courier Post story about the collaboration between Parsons Dance Company, NextMove Dance and Drexel to create custom-built drones for the upcoming dance performance, ‘The Machines’ which will premiere at the Prince Theater in Philadelphia on Dec. 7.

This NFL Player Is Changing Children's Lives Via Unique Educational Program

The ExCITe Center was featured in a Nov. 7  Huffington Post story about a collaboration with the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation on STEAM programs for youth. Kara Lindstrom, program manager at the ExCITe Center, was quoted.

Malcolm Jenkins and STEAM Camp at Drexel

Drexel's ExCITe Center was mentioned in an Oct. 24 Comcast SportsNet broadcast during an interview with Malcolm Jenkins about a fundraiser he was hosting to support his outreach efforts, including STEAM Camp at Drexel.

These Smart Threads Could Save Lives

Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Engineering, Timothy Kurzweg, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, Genevieve Dion, director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab in the ExCITe Center, and Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine, were featured in a Sept. 19 episode of the National Science Foundation’s "Science Nation” series about their work to develop a smart fabric belly band for prenatal monitoring.

The Health Benefits of Gamification

Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Sept. 19 U.S. News & World Report story about gamification of health care.

Welcome to Philly's Robot Revolution

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was featured in a story about robotics research in Philadelphia in the September edition of Philadelphia magazine.

Scientists Have Created Self-Healing Fabrics That Protect Wearers From Harmful Chemicals

Research on self-healing materials produced using special proteins found in squid tentacles, which was led by a team from Penn State in collaboration with Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was featured in a July 26 Quartz story. 

Malcolm Jenkins Giving Back Again Through S.T.E.A.M., Benefitting Philadelphia Youths

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a July 13 CBS Philly story about the center hosting a camp for area students interested in science, technology, engineering, arts, athletics and math, that was created by the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation.

Drexel Workshop to Discuss If Video Games Can Improve Health 

Drexel's Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center was mentioned as the host of the first UK-US Serious Games For Healthcare workshop in a March 21 Philly Voice post.

Drexel Workshop to Discuss if Video Games Can Improve Health

Drexel was mentioned as the host of the UK-US Serious Games For Healthcare workshop in a March 21 Philly Voice post. The workshop, which is co-hosted by Coventry University is taking place at the ExCITe Center from March 22-23.

Take a Deep Dive Into the World of ‘Cold Mountain’ With This Opera Philadelphia Online Course

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Feb. 2 Technically Philly post that Michael Shelmet, associate director of Instructional Technology Support in the Office of Information Resources & Technology, and Michael Scheuermann, PhD, associate vice president of Instructional Technology and Support in the Office of Information Resources & Technology, were also mentioned in. The post explored their collaboration with Penn and Opera Philadelphia to create a free online course about the opera, "Cold Mountain,” that opens in Philadelphia this week.