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All In The News tagged "College of Engineering"

West Chester Firm Lets You Tag and Track Your Suitcase, Lands First Contract with a Major Airline

Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 26 Philadelphia Inquirer story about new technology that is using RIFD tags to track luggage in airports.

Contrast Agent Uses Heart’s Electricity to Activate Itself

Steven Wrenn, PhD,  an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 24  Medgadget  story about his collaborative research with  Brett Angel, MD , a faculty member from the College of Medicine, to develop a cardiac imaging contrast agent triggered by the heart’s electrical activity.

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation Partners with Drexel University to Sponsor Free Summer Camp for Kids

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 22 Philadelphia Tribune story about ExCITe hosting a summer camp for local students with the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation. The six-week summer program will include activities focused on science, technology, engineering, athletics, arts and math.

Officials Say Air Tests from Refinery Fire Showed No Immediate Danger. EPA Data Show Company Has past High-Priority Violations.

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a number of stories on June 21, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, NPR State Impact, Philly Voice, WPVI-TV (6-abc), WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the air quality effects of an explosion and fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia. He was also interviewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story on June 22 story that was picked up by a number of NBC affiliates across the country.

Experts, Neighbors Worry About Air Quality After Refinery Fires

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 20, WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the South Philadelphia refinery that caught on fire after a series of dramatic explosions Friday morning. It's the region's largest single source of air pollution even when it's not burning.

New Dye Helps Control 'Lighting' for Sharper Images of Heart

Brett Angel, MD , a faculty member from the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 18 DotMed Health Care Business News story about collaborate research with Steven Wrenn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, to develop a cardiac imaging contrast agent triggered by the heart’s electrical activity.




Philly Refinery Fire Under Investigation; Pollution Impact Unclear

Peter DeCarlo, PhD , an associate professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a June 11  WHYY  story about the health effects resulting from a fire Monday night at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery.

Philly Refinery Fire Under Investigation; Pollution Impact Unclear

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a June 11 Plan Philly story about the health effects resulting from a fire Monday night at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery.

MXene-Based Inks Use to Print Flexible Electronics

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 28 Design News story about his research to create conductive ink, for printing flexible electronics, from a type of material called MXene.

To Fight Deepfakes, Researchers Built a Smarter Camera

Matthew Stamm, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 28 WIRED story about security researchers at NYU developing a digital camera that can help prevent image manipulation by creating a secure digital watermark whenever it takes a picture.

Viral video of Nancy Pelosi slowed down her speech

Matthew Stamm, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 24 PolitiFact story about how video of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was manipulated to make it look as if she was slurring her words.

Youngmoo Kim on breaking the 'monoculture' of tech: 'What the hell are you waiting for?'

A May 16 Technically Philly story featured Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, who was a presenter at the recent TEDxPhiladelphia event.