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All In The News tagged "materials science"

Coronavirus PPE: Drexel University Engineers Creating Hundreds of 3D-Printed Face Shields for Hospitals

Michele Marcolongo, PhD, a professor and head of the Materials Science and Engineering Department in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in April 1 WPVI-TV (6-abc) and KYW-TV (CBS-3) stories about her work with Amy Throckmorton, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, to 3D print headbands to make face shields for medical workers. The stories were picked up by affiliates and outlets across the country, including Yahoo! News.

How Bacteria Could Make Our Infrastructure Stronger

A column in The Conversation authored by Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, about his research with colleagues Christopher Sales, PhD, and Caroline Schauer, PhD, on using a special type of bacteria to prevent pothole formation, was picked up byFast Company on April 5.

Calcium-munching Bacteria Could Be a Secret Weapon Against Road Salt Eating Away at Concrete Roads and Bridges

Research that looked at using a special type of bacteria to help prevent pothole formation caused by road salt, conducted by  Yaghoob Farnam, PhD Christopher Sales, PhD ; and  Caroline Schauer, PhD,  all from the College of Engineering, was featured in an April 4  Associated Press  story.

Can Bacteria Help us Prevent Salt Damage to Concrete Roads and Bridges?

A column in The Conversation authored by Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, about his research with colleagues Christopher Sales, PhD, and Caroline Schauer, PhD, on using a special type of bacteria to prevent pothole formation, was picked up by a number of outlets across the country on April 4, including Public Radio International, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Bozeman, Montana).

Calcium-Munching Bacteria Could Be a Secret Weapon Against Road Salt Eating Away at Concrete Roads and Bridges

Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, authored a piece for The Conversation on April 4 about his research with colleagues Caroline Schauer, PhD, and Christopher Sales, PhD, also in the College, about using a special kind of bacterial to prevent road salt from forming potholes. The piece was picked up by WTOP-FM(Washington, D.C.) and The Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon).

These Spray-on Antennas Could Be the Future of Communication

Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in Sept. 26 posts on Communications of ACM and World Industrial Reporter about Drexel's spray-applied MXene antenna research. A related post by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering; Babak Anasori, PhD, a research assistant professor in the College of Engineering; and Asia Sarycheva, a doctoral researcher in the College, which originally appeared in The Conversation, was picked up by Discover magazine on Sept. 26. 

Should You Worry About Cell Phone Radiation?

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach Professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Feb. 5 Mother Nature Network story about radiation from cell phones. Gogotsi's research uncovered that the two-dimensional, metallic material MXene, developed at Drexel, can be used to contain electromagnetic radiation.

Fast Charging Batteries, at Last!

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Electronics 360 and Electronic Products stories about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

Drexel Engineers Claim Electrodes Made of MXene Allow Recharging in Minutes

 

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Clean Technica story about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

Should You Worry About Cellphone Radiation?

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an April 23 Mother Nature Network story that cited his development of MXene material for use as electromagnetic radiation shielding.

2D Nanomaterial MXene Outperforms Graphene In EMI Shielding

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, and Babak Anasori, PhD, a research assistant professor in the College of Engineering, were quoted in a Sept. 13 Med Device Online story about their research on using the nano material Mxene as electromagnetic interference shielding.