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How Are Viruses Helping Water Blow Off Steam?

March 25, 2015

Legions of viruses that infect the leaves of tobacco plants could be the key to making power plants safer, heating and cooling of buildings more effic ...

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Drexel University to Host 10th Annual Underwater Robotics 2015 SeaPerch Competition

March 25, 2015

On April 24 and 25, 2015, Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center pool will once again be home to more than 1000 middle and high school student ...

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Concrete Canoe Team Prepares for Annual Competition

March 20, 2015

Drexel’s Concrete Canoe team is making waves again this year. The team has been busy preparing for another regional competition. The annual ASCE Mid-A ...

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Drexel Materials Research Could Unlock Potential of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

March 11, 2015

Drexel researchers, along with colleagues at Aix-Marseille University in France, have discovered a high performance cathode material with great promis ...

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Drexel’s 40 Under 40 Celebrates Eight Engineers

March 10, 2015

For this year's third annual 40 Under 40 at Drexel University, over 200 nominations were submitted and the variety was impressive. The College of Engi ...

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Tungsten nanowire exhibits a phenomenon called "twinning" that allows it to deform under pressure without breaking, and to regain its shape when the load is removed.

Researchers Take A Closer Look At How A Material's Behavior Changes As It Gets Smaller

March 09, 2015

To fully understand how nanomaterials behave, one must also understand the atomic-scale deformation mechanisms that determine their structure and, the ...

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Drexel Hosts Another Successful "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day"

March 03, 2015

Once again Drexel Engineering hosted Introduce a Girl to Engineering day, a free event for girls in grades 6-12. This year, we welcomed our largest gr ...

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Jamie Howard

Drexel Engineering Student In Best Picture "Boyhood"

March 02, 2015

Jamie Howard, a senior in the electrical engineering program at Drexel’s College of Engineering, had a role in the critically acclaimed film "Boyhood, ...

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Ellen Kullman Awarded 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year Award

February 26, 2015

Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board of Directors and CEO of DuPont, was awarded the 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year Award on Monday, February 23 at ...

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Dean Hughes with Students from Drexel's NSBE Chapter

Engineering Students Give Back for NSBE Grant

February 25, 2015

Last year, from March 26-30, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) held their 40th annual convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Conve ...

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