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All In The News tagged "Center for Functional Fabrics"

Fabric With Mxene Can Block Electromagnetic Waves

Research by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, and Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics, about MXene-coated fabric that can block electromagnetic interference, was featured in a Jan. 25 Advanced Textiles Source post.

The Evolving Business of PPE

The Center for Functional Fabrics was featured in a photo in a June 22 Advanced Textiles Source story about the need to develop specifications and standards for making personal protective equipment.

Hive Mind of Makers Rises to Meet Pandemic

Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics was mentioned in a March 30 New York Times story about how makers, designers and engineers are finding ways to produce medical equipment and protective gear for health care workers as the COVID-19 pandemic causes shortages at medical facilities across the country.

Drexel University Working to Fill Critical Need for COVID-19 Masks and Respirators

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics, and Charles Cairns, MD, dean of the College of Medicine, were quoted in a March 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how local manufacturers are pitching in to produce masks for health care workers.

Tech Takeover: Drexel University

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics; and Chelsea Amanatides, senior testing technician in the Center, and Rich Vallett, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Dec. 18 PBS "Tech Takeover" story about their research in the Center to develop applications for advanced fabrics. The piece aired locally on WLVT-TV (PBS-39).

A Knittable and Washable Conducting Yarn for Functional Textiles

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 22 Advanced Science News story about his research with Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics, to develop MXene-coated conductive yarn.

Genevieve Dion, Founder of the Shima Seiki Haute Tech Lab and Director of Drexel University's Center for Functional Fabrics

Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Center For Functional Fabrics, was featured on Select Greater Philadelphia and WPHT-Radio (1210-AM)’s “Growing Greater Philadelphia” show on June 22.