Dr. Edwin Gerber '57, '61
Dr. Edwin Gerber, assistant head of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Drexel, has two rules of thumb when it comes to sustaining a long academic career.
"Don't die and don't resign," he said. "It's that simple."
In February, Gerber celebrated his 60-year anniversary at Drexel. His story begins in 1953 when he started in the Electrical Engineering Department as an undergrad. It was as a senior at South Philadelphia High School that Gerber knew he wanted to pursue electrical engineering. A self-described "homeboy," Gerber liked Drexel's close-to-home location, its co-op program and its reputation as one of the best engineering schools in the area. More