Neuroengineering

Neuroengineering is a discipline that uses engineering techniques to understand, repair, replace, enhance, or treat the diseases of neural systems. Neural engineers are uniquely qualified to solve design problems at the interface of living neural tissue and non-living constructs.

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Nanotechnology

Drexel University offers its students a wide variety of courses related to processes and technologies at the nano- and micro- scales, as well as programs for high school students or teachers, undergraduates, or graduate students.

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Plasma Medicine

Plasma medicine is a quickly developing area of medical technology that brings recent developments in plasma physics and engineering to bear on important medical problems such as wound healing, infection control, and skin cancer.

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Research

The Drexel University Engineering Cities Initiative (DECI) focuses on addressing the challenges associated with accelerated urbanization and educating engineers, designers, health practitioners and social scientists to implement solutions to the complex problems of overworked urban systems.

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Sustainability is more than just going green, it is expressed in many programs throughout the university in the form of eco-municipalities, sustainable cities, sustainable agriculture, sustainable architecture and renewable energy.

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Drexel has a robust and expanding research enterprise that features an array of use-inspired, applied research programs.

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Social policy primarily refers to guidelines and interventions for the changing, maintenance or creation of living conditions that are conducive to human welfare. Social policy aims to improve human welfare and to meet human needs for education, health, housing and social security.

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Computing includes designing and building hardware and software systems for a wide range of purposes; making computer systems behave intelligently; creating and using communications and entertainment media; finding and gathering information, and so on. The list is virtually endless, and the possibilities are vast.

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Sustainable Building Competition

Drexel Students Jordan Santell, Aaron Bohenick, Jim Borden, Zachary Brooks and Ken Oum developed ‘Lazybrains,’ a unique videogame developed with the School of Biomedical Engineering and The College of Engineering’s Computer Science Department. It employs a device that is strapped to the player's forehead to monitor brain activity - literally, the amount of oxygen coursing through the prefrontal cortex...more