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All In The News tagged "College of Engineering"

No, Champlain Towers Records Apparently Weren’t Stolen — But Surfside Still Can’t Find Some

Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Miami Herald story about the investigation of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo complex in June.

The Brilliant 10: The Most Innovative up-and-Coming Minds in Science

Matthew Stamm, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was featured as part of Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10” list on Sept. 20.

How Can New York City Prepare for the Next Ida? Here’s a to-Do List.

Franco Montalto, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 20 New York Times story about infrastructure strategies that can help protect New York City from more extreme flooding events, like Hurricane Ida. 

‘Impossible to Ignore:’ the Impact of Climate Change on Philadelphia’s Infrastructure

Franco Montalto, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed on the Sept. 16 episode of KYW-Newsradio's "In Depth" podcast about preparing urban infrastructure to be more resilient against climate risks. 

Flooding After Ida Brings New Focus On Philadelphia’s Aging Infrastructure

Franco Montalto, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a Sept. 13 WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment about what Philadelphia can do to make its infrastructure more resilient against the effects of climate change, including flooding.

The Radioactive Diamond Battery That Will Run For 28,000 Years

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 2 Popular Mechanics story about a type of long-lasting battery that uses radioactive diamonds.

MXenes Aids in Photostimulation of Neurons, Hosts Numerous Benefits for Treating Neurological Diseases

Drexel’s MXene research, in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in an Aug. 26 Science Times story about new research from Carnegie Mellon scientists showing how the materials could be used to stimulate brain cells with light as part of a treatment for neurological diseases.

Behind the Florida Condo Collapse: Rampant Corner-Cutting

Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 24 Wall Street Journal story investigating the causes of the Champlain Towers South collapse in Florida.

Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 24 Wall Street Journal story investigating the causes of the Champlain Towers South collapse in Florida. 
Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 24 Wall Street Journal story investigating the causes of the Champlain Towers South collapse in Florida. 

Is the Delta Variant More Transmissible Outdoors?

An Aug. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about transmission of the COVID-19 delta variant outdoors that quoted Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was excerpted in a related Aug. 6 NJ.com story. 

How the Infrastructure Bill Would Impact Train Travel in and Around Philly

Joseph Martin, PhD, a professor emeritus in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in an Aug. 2 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) newscast about how the bipartisan infrastructure bill could improve rail transit in the Northeast corridor. 

Delta Variant’s Outdoor Transmission Is Still Unclear. Here’s How Philly Experts Are Thinking About COVID-19 Risk.

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the risk of spreading the COVID-19 Delta variant outdoors.

Orbits Explained: Space Is Surprisingly Close, but It's Really Hard To Stay There

Ajmal Yousuff, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 21 CNET story about the difference between the space visits Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos made this month and sending something into orbit.