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All In The News tagged "College of Engineering"

Clean Indoor Air Is the Latest Quarantine Commodity—but How Best To Get It?

L. James Lo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 5 Vogue article the effectiveness of home air purifiers.

Cinco Cepas Del Coronavirus ESTán Detrás de Los Contagios Españoles

Research by Gail Rosen, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, and doctoral student Zhengqiao Zhao, about a method they developed for tracing genetic evolution of the coronavirus, was featured in an Oct. 21 El Mundo story about how it has affected Spain.

Make This DIY Air Filter To (Possibly) Reduce Your Indoor Exposure To Coronavirus

Michael Waring, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Oct. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the effectiveness of a do-it-yourself indoor air filter designed at local maker space Hive76.

Electrode Could Enable Electric Cars That Charge in Minutes

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Oct. 9 Chemical & Engineering News story about a new rapid-charging battery electrode developed by Nobel Prize-winner John B. Goodenough and an international team of materials researchers.

Can Heaters Spread COVID-19?

L. James Lo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Oct. 5 HuffPost story about how HVAC systems affect the transmission of the coronavirus indoors. The story was also picked up by MSN News and Yahoo! News.

Coronavirus News Roundup: September 19–September 25

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a Sept. 25 Scientific American post about guidance he put together with more than 50 indoor air quality experts and other scientists to help people understand how to protect themselves from COVID-19 aerosol transmission.

What To Expect Over the Next Six Months of Pandemic Life, According To Philly Experts

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Sept. 21 Philadelphia Inquirer story about local experts’ projections for the next six months of the battle against COVID-19.

Racism Left Hunting Park Overheated. Neighbors Are Making a Cooler Future

Franco Montalto, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 14 WHYY Plan Philly story about efforts to curtail the effects of extreme heat in the Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia. Montalto and Aspasia Zerva, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, have been working with community members to design and install cooling projects in the neighborhood this summer.

How To Be Safe Indoors During Coronavirus: Ventilation Pros Share Their Expertise

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 11 Cheddar story about the role of ventilation in keeping people safe from the coronavirus indoors.

There’s More To COVID Safety Than 6 Feet of Social Distance. Here’s What Else To Consider.

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the science behind assessing and minimizing risk of COVID-19 transmission indoors.

This Drexel Professor’s Free App Allows Choir Members To Create Music Together, Remotely

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was featured in a Sept. 1 Technically Philly story about an app he created to help virtual choir members record their parts.

As Experts Argue About Coronavirus Face-Coverings, Here's What You Should Know

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 12 Science News story about erroneous reporting around a new study that suggested the study indicated neck gaiters did not prevent aerosol spread of COVID-19. Haas was cited in a related story in Mic on Aug 13.