A Drexel University iSchool student, sophomore Jordan Jobs, was recently given the prestigious opportunity to present her research at the National Council on Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse April 11-13. NCUR promotes advancement in research with college students and creativity in research done by associating students with faculty members of higher education [...]
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Five Drexel University professors were named recipients of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The NSF CAREER Award was established to reward junior faculty members who have demonstrated excellent potential in research in their field. NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program awarded the professors a combined $2.2 million in funding for research and development. The [...]
Professor Amelia Hoover Green of Drexel’s history and politics department gave a seminar Nov. 14 titled “Speaking Stats to Power,” which addressed the various flaws and strengths in measuring violence when applied to human rights violators. The seminar portrayed how numbers and statistics are powerful in the manipulation of politics, debates and organizations. Green continually [...]
Drexel University and Thomson Reuters, a leading technology information company, entered into a partnership earlier in the year to create faculty profiles for University professors and researchers in order to increase the efficiency of University researchers. The first round of faculty profiles are being created now, and the first pilot profiles are scheduled to be [...]
“The Physical Foundation of Vasocclusion in Sickle Cell Disease,” a paper written by a team of Drexel researchers, explains how sickle cells cause sickness and how large red blood cells can pass through much smaller pathways. The paper was published in the Oct. 17 issue of the Biophysical Journal. The team’s study provides a measuring [...]
A Drexel professor was awarded a National Science Foundation grant May 18 for his development of wireless networks on microchips. Baris Taskin, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Engineering, has been researching how to implement wireless interconnects on microchips for several years. Kapil Dandekar, an associate professor and associate dean of research in the [...]
A delegation of representatives led by Drexel University President John A. Fry traveled to Turkey April 16 to participate in activities designed to teach the delegates about the grassroots of the “regional innovation movement”’ in the cities, including Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir. Members of the delegation included faculty from Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science [...]
Seniors from Drexel’s College of Engineering received first place honors in the solar car prototype category at the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition held in Houston, Texas, April 14-15. The team consisted of senior mechanical engineering majors David Ho, Vincent Tancredi, Shuiqiang Lin, John Toal, Ishin Ueyama, Chun Yao Ker, and senior electrical engineering majors Asaf [...]
President John Anderson Fry was officially inaugurated April 15 in an investiture ceremony at the Drexel Recreation Center. The event featured a number of speakers and major announcements from Fry during his inaugural address. “Today I stand before you, comfortable in my own shoes and excited to offer my vision for Drexel becoming a top-flight, [...]
Drexel associate professor Christopher Li and his student research team recently received the National Science Foundation’s Special Creativity Award for their research on interfaces between hard and soft matter. According to a Drexel press release, this is the first time the Special Creativity Award has been given to someone at Drexel. As outlined on the [...]
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