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Quick Take: Turning Old Tires Into Batteries

October 07, 2015

Researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Drexel University’s College of Engineering have figured out a way to turn the rubber from old tires into material that can store energy. The research, which was recently published in the journal ChemSusChem suggests that about 50 percent of the mass of a tire could be converted to carbon powder that can be used in batteries and supercapacitors.... Read More »

Dean Joseph Hughes Attends 2015 Global Grand Challenges Summit

October 06, 2015

Dean Joseph Hughes of the College of Engineering attended the 2015 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) in Beijing, China, on September 15-16, 2015.... Read More »

COE Faculty Members Receive GAANN Awards

October 05, 2015

Two College of Engineering faculty members, Mira Olson and Antonios Zavaliangos, recently received U.S. Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) awards.... Read More »

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Spotlight on Research

Swimmer Electromagnet

Swarms of microscopic, magnetic, robotic beads could be scrubbing in next to the world's top vascular surgeons--all taking aim at blocked arteries. These microrobots, which look and move like corkscrew-shaped bacteria, are being developed by mechanical engineers at Drexel University as a part of a surgical toolkit being assembled by the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) in South Korea.

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