The report includes a brief citation to our presentation during the American Society of Engineering Education in Austin, TX.
June 14-17, 2009 – Drexel Smart House and Drexel University’s Library presented a collaborative proposal for information-literacy development to the American Society of Engineering Education in Austin, TX.
Third place went to Jameson Detweiler and Tom Milewski, who are students in the Drexel College of Engineering. They will receive $4,000 in seed money, more than $6,500 in in-kind support, and space in the Baiada Center’s incubator. Detweiler and Milewski are the brains behind Konnect.me, which is developing Web communities for specific industries. Its first site is green.konnect.me and serves the green building industry.
Read the full article at: Baiada Incubator winners
The Library-Smart House partnership seeks to design and implement a sustainable, virtual
environment for collaboration that will seamlessly integrate project communication and
information access. This virtual environment will provide a means for increased collaboration
between students, faculty, librarians and outside contributors as well as ensure the sustainability
of the project in coming years.
The Smart House is a student-led, multidisciplinary project to retrofit an existing house to be a
The senior design team of Eric Eisele, Courtney Reid, Dan Pugh, Sarah Byrnes, and Charlie Woods was awarded a Phase II People, Prosperity, and Planet Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). See Senior Design Team wins EPA funding for more details.
Eric and his team used several Library resources over a period of time. These include: