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All In The News tagged "College of Engineering"

Novel MXene-Zn0 Composites Made With Cold Sintering Process

Research by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in the September edition of the American Ceramic Society Bulletin. Gogotsi’s collaborative research with Penn State University demonstrated a new way of combining MXene with other materials via a process called cold sintering.

Supercapacitors Power the Note 9 Stylus — But Are They Ready to Replace Batteries?

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 17 story on The Verge about Samsung using supercapacitor technology to power the stylus on its new Galaxy Note 9. Las Vegas News online also excerpted the story in a post about the Note 9.

Drexel Professors Taking Middle School Girls Under Their Wing During STEM Camp

Simi Hoque, PhD, and Mira Olson, PhD, associate professors in the College of Engineering, were featured in July 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segments about a STEM camp for middle school girls that the College is running in collaboration with the nonprofit Girls, Inc. this week.

Third-hand Smoke Could Linger for Decades, Study Reports

Michael Waring, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 25 Science Recorder post about his research with Peter DeCarlo, PhD, also an associate professor in the College, and Anita Avery, PhD, who was a doctoral student in the college, on the persistence of third-hand smoke chemicals indoors.

Study: Much More Natural Gas is Leaking Than Government Inventories Suggest

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 21 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about a new study looking at how much natural gas has been leaking into the environment as the result of fracking.

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins Expands STEAM Camp Partnership with Drexel University

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 14 Philly Voice story about a partnership involving the ExCITe Center, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation that will offer a summer STEAM camp to local middle school students.

Potential EV Owners Are Concerned About The “Impact Of The Unknown On The Everyday”

Research from Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, about the development of MXene materials that have the potential to be used for energy storage, was featured in a June 11 Clean Technica post about the development of electric cars.

Is Your HVAC System Spreading Thirdhand Smoke?

A May 30 Buildings.com story featured research by Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering; Michael Waring, PhD, also an associate professor in the College and Anita Avery, PhD, a former doctoral student, about how building ventilation systems can spread third-hand smoke chemicals indoors. DeCarlo was also interviewed during a May 29 segment on Jefferson Public Radio (NPR-Oregon) about the research.

An Indoor Kite Competition? 'You Are The Wind,' Says The Judge

Richard Cairncross, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a May 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an indoor kite flying competition held in Wildwood in which he was participating. 

‘Water Is Water’: Recycled Wastewater Scores The Same As Bottled Water, Study Reveals

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a May 21 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about recycling wastewater.

Cost Overruns, Such as the $67M at Comcast Technology Center, Not Uncommon

Christine Fiori, PhD, a teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 15 Philadelphia Business Journal story about cost overruns in the construction of the new Comcast Technology Center.


'Third Hand Smoke' Can Leap from Clothes and Surfaces Into the Air You Breathe

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a CBC Radio (Canada) “Quirks & Quarks” episode on May 12 about his research with Michael Waring, PhD, also an associate professor in the College, and Anita Avery, PhD, who was a doctoral researcher at Drexel, about the persistence of third-hand smoke chemicals indoors. A May 10 BGR story about the research was also picked up by the New York Post on May 11.