One in 25 hospital patients will contract an infection during their stay. Hospitals are well aware of the communicable diseases often transmitted among patients and take many precautions to reduce the risk. But new research […]
Tag: electrical and computer engineering
What Do Your Cell and WIFI Signals Look Like?
Dead zones, black holes, shadows…we all have our names for those bad-reception areas that are a nuisance in a world of ubiquitous, mobile communication, but it’s hard to see exactly why they exist and how […]
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 […]
Passing of an innovator: Norman Joseph Woodland and the story behind the stripes
One of Drexel’s technological claims to fame, the barcode, recently celebrated its 60th birthday in October. Sadly, less than two months later, Norman Joseph Woodland, one of its co-creators, passed away at the age of 91. Woodland and his […]