Though their practice and passion may often seem to be at opposite ends of the creative spectrum, a common thread exists between fashion designers to materials engineers. And now a doctoral student at Drexel is […]
Category: Science & Technology
How do you pack for a summer trip to the end of the Earth (for science)?
“Ice. Rock. Water. That’s what’s there,” Ted Daeschler said, discussing his upcoming field research expedition to Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic. And that’s about all that’s there. No trees to cut down for firewood. […]
An undergraduate digital media student is changing the way people play games on their mobile devices and, in doing so, helping to change the game design industry itself. Greg Lobanov has been making games for […]
Student-Designed App Simplifies Scholarship Search
Labeled the “Million Dollar Scholar” Christopher Gray, a business student at Drexel University, secured lots of scholarships. Out of 72 scholarships he applied for, Gray received 34 that total $1.3 million. But, it wasn’t an […]
The Friends That Study Together Stay Together
Friday night parties took on a whole new meaning when Kailey Kluge, a pre-junior international area studies student, and Alex Sevit, biomedical engineering BS/MS ’15 and Goldwater Scholar, were filling out their respective scholarship applications. […]
John, Paul, George and Hubo?
Four humanoid robots stole the spotlight on YouTube last year with their take on the Beatles’ “Come Together.” Now the Drexel engineers responsible are giving a behind-the-scenes look at how the music video…well, came together. […]
Hacking the Heavens
If the stars in the sky could play music, what would it sound like? One Drexel engineer used a bit of star data and a special piano to turn the twinkling of the stars into […]
Rising Waters in Haiti and Dominican Republic: Where Will the Villagers Go?
Spring break in the Caribbean conjures up images of days on the beach and nights in the clubs. But for Dr. Mimi Sheller, director of the Mobilities Center in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, […]
Are Jazz Cats Hip to Electric Scenes?
What happens when you mix four jazz virtuosos with new technology aimed at breaking their sweet sound down to its elements? Creating a smartphone app that strives to pictorially “explain” the intricacies of a musical […]
Green Campus Visionary Sets Sight on Drexel’s Green Initiatives and Buildings
Drexel’s Smart House initiative has been spearheading cutting-edge environmental research and design at Drexel for the past few years, from their groundbreaking lightweight green roof to their grey water reclamation project and intelligent temporary agricultural […]