Drexel College of Engineering structural engineering expert Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, discusses how building safety and inspection codes and policies are likely to change in light of the tragic collapse of Champlain Towers South.
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Q+A: What Is The Pandemic Teaching Us About Confronting Climate Change?
One small bright spot amid the clouds of the COVID-19 pandemic is the worldwide reduction in greenhouse gas emissions — the result of stay-at-home orders curtailing car travel. Though many experts expect these gains in […]
Q+A: Are Nanomaterials Ready to Save the World?
A comprehensive analysis of two decades-worth of research on how nanomaterials are being used to improve energy storage technology, published in the latest edition of Science, suggests that they will play an important role in […]
Dark Silicon: The Microchip Menace
Mark Hempstead is combating Dark Silicon. While that might sound a bit like a recycled Star Wars plot, it’s actually an important piece of research happening at Drexel in hopes of restoring the arc of […]
A New Perch For Wireless Research
A 19-and-a-half-foot antenna just got the best view on Drexel University’s campus. Mounted atop the 205-foot Millennium Hall dormitory, the mast designed by a group of electrical engineers from Drexel, will give researchers a perfect […]
Finding Beauty in Nanoscale
The science of engineering materials, at the molecular level, oftentimes leaves researchers scouring nanoscale structures for minute signs of scientific significance. But, from time to time, they take a moment to step back and give […]
Robots on the High Seas
What if it were possible to predict where a message in a bottle was going to end up? Removing the mysticism of that archetypal fate-guided, maritime missive could turn out to be a key to […]