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All In The News tagged "College of Engineering"

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.

State Natural Gas Rule Misses Chance To Curb Climate Changing Pollution

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, authored an opinion column for Penn Live on May 6 about proposed state regulations to limit air pollution associated with natural gas extraction.

Drexel Researchers Made a More Efficient Energy-conductive Ink

Yury Gogotsi, PhD , Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, and  Babak Anasori, PhD , a research assistant professor in the College, were quoted in an April 22  Technically Philly  story about their work to develop a conductive MXene-based ink that can be used in inkjet printers to produce energy storage devices.

This Company Wants to Recycle Your Plastic Bags. There’s a Lot Riding on Whether It Succeeds

Grace Hsuan, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an April 22 WHYY.org story about a company that is working on a way to recycle plastic bags and other “flexible plastics.”

Bacteria the Main Ingredient in Potentially Pothole-Proof Concrete

Christopher Sales, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in an April 19 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about his research with collaborators in the College, Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, and Caroline Schauer, PhD, to study how a special type of bacteria could be used to prevent pothole formation in concrete infrastructure.