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Imagination. Innovation. Impact.

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Graduate co-ops provide master’s students with first-hand experience in specialized fields to advance engineering careers.

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PhD researchers engage in advancing solutions to today’s most pressing societal challenges.

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Experiential learning as early as freshman year 

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Leaders in practical and use-inspired research

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Could Low-Flow Create High Risk?

January 12, 2017

In hopes of preventing future public health crises related to the systems that carry and treat our water, the Environmental Protection Agency is tasking a team of researchers, led by Drexel University, with a $2 million project to bring together existing and new experimental data on building plumbing—the stretch of pipes that takes water from main to tap—into a risk assessment tool that can guide new water use and safety regulations.

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Michel Barsoum Elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

January 09, 2017

Michel Barsoum, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Materials Science and Engineering department, was recently elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Founded in 1919, this organization is the world´s oldest academy of engineering sciences.

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New Co-ops at PeaceTech Lab

January 06, 2017

It seems simple enough. Low-income families in need of food can turn to community pantries for help. In reality, though, it can be an onerous process to locate food pantries, figure out hours of operation and other details. As part of a new co-op with nonprofit PeaceTech Lab, Drexel environmental engineering student Bryce Peckman has brainstormed ways technology can benefit hungry families.

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“Our findings suggest that crops like corn, soybeans and cotton could benefit from substantial productivity gains under moderate carbon standards for power plants,” said Shannon Capps, PhD, an assistant professor in Drexel’s College of Engineering and an author of the study.

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