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All In The News tagged "College of Engineering"

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.

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Trash Your Neck Gaiter Based on the New Mask Study

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.

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.

Masks May Reduce Viral Dose, Some Experts Say

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 27 New York Times story about new research suggesting that wearing a mask can help prevent the wearer from contracting an acute case of COVID-19 by reducing the amount of virus they're exposed to.

The Best Indoor or Outdoor Plants for Your Home or Garden; Plant Parenting 101

Research by Michael Waring, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, debunking the myth that houseplants contribute to improving indoor air quality, was mentioned in a July 21 Cheddar Business story about houseplants.

Eating Out During the Pandemic Is a Dilemma. Outdoor Dining Appears to Be the Most Safe.

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the risk of eating at restaurants during the pandemic.

Airborne Coronavirus Transmission Raises New Questions and Worries

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about new concerns raised by the possibility of airborne transmission of COVID-19.

4 Ways to Know if You're in a Well-Ventilated Space, Reducing the Risk of Spreading or Contracting the Coronavirus

L. James Lo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 1 Business Insider story about how to determine if you are in an indoor space ventilated well enough to limit the spread of COVID-19. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! News.

Public Bathrooms Are Risky During the Pandemic. These Safety Tips Can Help.

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the risk of COVID-19 transmission in a public bathroom.