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Engineering Peace: Drexel University Joins PeaceTech Lab in Global Mission to Use Technology for Resolving Conflicts

Drexel University engineering researchers and students are joining an international effort led by PeaceTech Lab, a non-profit entity launched by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), to prepare the next generation of humanitarian engineers....
27-Jul-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Drexel Researchers First to Detect Air Quality Effects of Natural Gas Extraction in PA's Marcellus Shale Region

A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania. The group used a mobile air...
20-May-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Drexel Materials Scientists Putting a New Spin on Computing Memory

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As computers continue to shrink—moving from desks and laps to hands and wrists—memory has to become smaller, stable and more energy conscious. A group of researchers from Drexel University’s College of Engineering is trying to do just that...
22-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

One in Three Young Adults with Autism Disconnected from Work and School

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Critical questions about life outcomes beyond clinical interventions are the focus of a report issued today from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, from its Life Course Outcomes Research Program. The “National Autism Indicators...
17-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

The Upworthy Don

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Researchers from Drexel University’s Privacy, Security and Automation Lab are using social network analysis tools to better understand the activity of cybercrime forums. Their findings could guide the next generation of “Untouchables.”
13-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Drexel University Materials Research Could Unlock Potential of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

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Drexel University researchers, along with colleagues at Aix-Marseille University in France, have discovered a high performance cathode material with great promise for use in next generation lithium-sulfur batteries that could one day be used to...
17-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Holding Energy By The Threads

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While the pattern for making a wearable fabric battery has already been laid out, it’s now time to select the threads that will turn a textile into an energy storage device. That process is being driven by Drexel University doctoral student Kristy...
5-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

Drexel University Names DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman Its 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year

Drexel University’s College of Engineering will honor Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board and CEO of DuPont, as its 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year. Kullman, who will be recognized at a ceremony on Feb. 23, will join an esteemed group of...
7-Jan-2015 1:15 PM EST

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