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CBE Twins Attribute Academic Acumen and Personal Motivation to Strong Parental Influence

February 08, 2016

Yuriy and Sergey Smolin are both grateful to their parents for making them the industrious and motivated individuals they are today. When the twins were 5-years-old, the Smolin family fled Russia and came to America in search of a better life. Their father, a doctor, and their mother, a railroad engineer, left their professional positions and were forced to initially live on welfare until they could find work to support their four children.
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Philip L. Rinaldi Named 2016 CoE Engineering Leader of the Year

February 08, 2016

Drexel University’s College of Engineering is proud to announce the 2016 Engineering Leader of the Year, Philip L. Rinaldi, founding partner, Chairman and CEO of Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES).
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The Future of Medicine Could Be Found In This Tiny Crystal Ball

February 04, 2016

A Drexel University materials scientist has discovered a way to grow a crystal ball in a lab. Not the kind that soothsayers use to predict the future, but a microscopic version that could be used to encapsulate medication in a way that would allow it to deliver its curative payload more effectively inside the body.
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Oil Spill Material

In hopes of limiting the disastrous environmental effects of massive oil spills, Materials scientists from Drexel University and Deakin University, in Australia, have teamed up to manufacture and test a new material, called a boron nitride nanosheet, that can absorb up to 33 times its weight in oils and organic solvents—a trait that could make it an important technology for quickly mitigating these costly accidents.

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