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July

  • The College of Engineering Mourns the Passing of Dr. Suhada Jayasuriya

    July 14, 2014

    The College of Engineering regretfully announces the sudden passing of Dr. Suhada Jayasuriya, University Distinguished Professor and Department Head of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics.  In the short time he was here, Dr. Jayasuriya’s experience and vision impacted student and faculty alike, resulting in a significant contribution to the College.

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  • Dr. Peter DeCarlo Wins NSF Award to Research Aerosol Particles in Antarctica

    July 10, 2014

    Dr. Peter DeCarlo, Assistant Professor in the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) Department and the Department of Chemistry has been granted an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) entitled: Collaborative Research: High-resolution Study of Atmosphere, Ice, and Aerosol Interactions in Coastal Antarctica.  The amount awarded is $388,798 and the project will continue for span of three years starting in July 2014.

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  • Drexel Faculty, Students, Among Nominees For 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards

    July 8, 2014

    The annual Philadelphia Geek Awards have once again recognized the work of Drexel University’s faculty and students as some of the best examples of the city’s vibrant geek community over the past year.

    Among the award nominees are Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and Ted Daeschler, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences and paleontologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, are both nominees for “Scientist of the Year;” Greg Lobanov, an undergraduate in Westphal College whose “Coin Crypt” is up for “Game of the Year;” and a Rube Goldberg device created by undergraduate students in the College of Engineering to kick off the Philadelphia Science Festival, has been nominated for “Story of the Year.”

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  • Engineering Students Design Special Lawn Chair For Bartram's Garden

    July 7, 2014

    Six Paul Peck Scholars designed, produced and generated a renting system for a special chair to be used at Bartram’s Garden as part of the Engineering Projects In Community Service (EPICS) at Drexel University.


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  • Rondinelli and May Win ACerS 2014 Ross Coffin Purdy Award

    July 2, 2014

    Drexel Materials assistant professors James Rondinelli and Steven May, along with colleague John Freeland from Argonne National Laboratory, are the recipients of the 2014 American Ceramic Society’s (ACerS) Ross Coffin Purdy Award.

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