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Freshmen Engineering Students Build Underwater Robotic Vehicles

On a cold, snowy morning this month, some 30 first-year engineering students gathered around an above-ground pool on campus to test the underwater remotely operated vehicles they built. The project, incorporated into the freshmen curriculum for the first time this …

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Philadelphia University Names Prominent Educator Matthew Traum, Ph.D., Director of Engineering Programs

Matthew Traum, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Milwaukee School of Engineering, a top 10 nationally ranked undergraduate engineering university, will join Philadelphia University Aug. 1 as director of engineering programs. “As an engineer, I am pleased to welcome the …

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Design and Engineering Students Collaborate on Fashion-Forward Space Suits for ILC Dover

So you’re planning a trip to space and you haven’t a thing to wear? Fashion design and mechanical engineering students collaborated to solve an unusual problem for ILC Dover, an American engineering company that specializes in the design of space …

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PhilaU Receives Rigorous ABET Accreditation for Engineering Programs

Philadelphia University has received accreditation for three engineering programs — Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering — from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Inc., which the accrediting association says demonstrates a program’s commitment to providing its students …

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Design, Engineering and Business Student Team Develops Winning Federal-Mogul Competition Prototype ‘Reflexo Coil’

Forty undergraduate students majoring in design, engineering and commerce disciplines competed this spring in the first Federal-Mogul Innovation Competition, which fully incorporates the interdisciplinary approach of the curricular structure of the new College of Design, Engineering and Commerce. For the …

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Philadelphia University and MAG Establish New Composites Institute to Develop Textile-based Composites for Industrial Applications

Philadelphia University and MAG are establishing the Philadelphia University MAG Composites Institute for research and development of new textile-based composites that could have wide application in industry, including the aerospace, automotive and energy sectors. The new research institute will be …

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Research and Innovation Experts to Wrap Up Design, Engineering and Commerce Fall Lecture Series

As part of the development of a unique College of Design, Engineering and Commerce curriculum, world-class innovation experts are visiting campus this year to participate in discussions around innovation. Experts in research and innovation Natalie Hanson, Ph.D., global senior director …

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MAG Industrial Automation Systems, Led by University Alumnus Mo Meidar, Donates State-of-the-Art Engineering Equipment

MAG Industrial Automation Systems, whose Chairman and CEO Mo Meidar is a Philadelphia University alumnus from the class of 1970, has donated a fully automated, state-of-the-art prototyping machine called a Vertical Machining Center (VMC) to the School of Engineering and …

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