HOMENEWS & EVENTS

NEWS
Spring 2009
Listen to Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore: Ecoman and the Skeptic — Thursdays from 3 to 4pm EST beginning January 15, 2009 on the Green Talk Network.

Fall 2008
Philadelphia University’s Engineering and Design Institute and the Green Building Alliance receive a $1 million state grant to fund the third year of the Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership. [MORE]

Spring 2008
Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore appeared on NPR's Radio Times with Marty Moss- Coane and talked about green design

Spring 2008
Chris Pastore presented a lecture entitled "Sustainable Textiles" at the Reading Public Museum

Fall 2007
The Institute receives the Delaware Valley Green Building Council's Board of Directors Award

Spring 2006
Rob Fleming published an article on driving a hybrid car in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Spring 2006
Chris Pastore and Rob Fleming published an article on the impacts of higher gas prices and environment issues in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Fall, 2005
Rob Fleming was interviewed in an article on integrated design process in Dragonfire, Drexel University's on-line magazine
 

Fall, 2005
Chris Pastore and Rob Fleming appear on WHYY's Radio Times with Marty Moss- Coane and talked about green design

Spring, 2005

Engineering and Design Institute
offers the first Green Advantage Training program to certify contractors for sustainability.

Spring, 2005
Engineering and Design Institute leads the Consortium for Sustainable Design to another year of funding. Delaware Valley Green Building Council joins the Consortium.

Fall, 2004
Engineering and Design Institute receives 2004 "Leadership in Sustainable Building" award from the Pennsylvania Resource Council


Fall, 2004 
Philadelphia University Research Center (PURC) opens for business This new Center will join together several key departments that are working together on a wide variety of Sustainability issues and research topics. In addition to the Institute other spaces include in the space are the Composites Lab, Non-wovens Design and Engineering Lab
and the international recognized Grundy Lab. The Center is located in an historic textile mill in the heart of Manayunk.

Spring, 2004
Rob Fleming, co-director of the Institute receives Philadelphia University's "President's Award for Teaching Excellence"

Fall, 2003
The Engineering and Design
Institute joins forces with Temple and Villanova to form the
Consortium for Sustainable Design and Research of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
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