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  • We train hackers to play together

    A lab isn't normally a place where students are allowed to play on their phones, but in Drexel's APP Lab (Application Development Laboratory), students are encouraged to do just that.

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Discovery

Over the past decade, Drexel University’s presence has grown in both stature and magnitude. Fueled by the addition of new colleges and schools, the University is making important contributions to more fields and sectors than ever before. This growth has added to Drexel’s reputation as a knowledge-intensive institution and assures the University a place in the top 100 research universities in the country.

At Drexel, students work hand-in-hand with world-class Drexel researchers and scholars. Together, they are generating groundbreaking discoveries in infectious diseases, advanced materials, autonomous vehicles, smart textiles, and regenerative medicine, among many other fields. The work has global reach and real-world impact — Drexel faculty, staff, and students are working on all continents through partnerships with first-rate universities and research organizations around the world.

The research ambitions of Drexel’s diverse faculty, staff, and students are motivated by 21st century challenges. The University takes special pride in pioneering new frontiers in science, engineering, art, and industry, contributing to the creation of new ideas, products, and services in sectors such as public policy, energy, health care, education, and information technology. Through its wide-ranging research initiatives, Drexel is identifying multidisciplinary solutions to some of society’s most taxing problems.