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All In The News tagged "College of Engineering"

Nephra Bio Licenses Nanomaterial Technology From Drexel To Improve Dialysis

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 5 Tech Transfer Central blog post about Nephria Bio’s licensing of MXene technology he helped to develop and study at Drexel.

Should We Mostly Ditch Outdoor Masking at This Stage in the COVID-19 Pandemic? | Pro/Con

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, authored an April 29 column for The Philadelphia Inquirer about the CDC adjusting its guidance around wearing masks outdoors.

Strain Could Switch on Diamond for Optoelectronics

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an April 28 Materials Today post about a new technique for using nanodiamonds in optoelectronics.

After a Year of Pandemic, Wearing Masks Outdoors Is Up for Debate

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering; Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health; and Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, were quoted in an April 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the debate over wearing masks outdoors.

Derek Chauvin Had His Left Hand in His Pocket While Kneeling on George Floyd.

Matthew Stamm, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in an April 19 PolitiFact post about image analysis techniques being used to study video in the trial of Derek Chauvin.

What's Included in Biden's New $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan?

Ivan Bartoli, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a March 31 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about President Biden’s new infrastructure plan and the need for infrastructure improvement and maintenance in the region.

Super-Slippery 2d Material Could Be Ideal Lubricant for Planetary Rovers

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a March 24 Chemistry World story about research from the University of Missouri and Argonne National Lab looking at the possibility of using MXene as a lubricant for aerospace vehicles.

Septa and the Future of Public Transit

Christopher Sales, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was a guest on the Feb. 26 edition of WHYY-Radio's "Radio Times," in a segment about the future of public transportation. Sales is leading a research collaboration between Drexel and SEPTA.

150 Years of Spills: Philadelphia Refinery Cleanup Highlights Toxic Legacy of Fossil Fuels

A Feb. 16 Reuters story about cleanup efforts at the former site of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, that quoted Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was picked up by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Feb. 25. 

Flight Emergency Over Denver Highlights Pattern of Failed Engines and Flying Projectiles

Antonios Kontsos, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Feb. 22 Washington Post story about the FAA inspecting Boeing 777 fan blade failures in light of an engine explosion on a United Air flights that littered debris across the Denver area.

Fabric With Mxene Can Block Electromagnetic Waves

Research by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, and Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics, about MXene-coated fabric that can block electromagnetic interference, was featured in a Jan. 25 Advanced Textiles Source post.

How To Boost Your Wifi Performance When Everyone’s at Home

Kapil Dandekar, PhD, Colehower Chair professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Jan. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story in which he provided tips on how to improve home WiFi performance.