Daniel ChristeResearch Associate
Daniel has research interests at the nexus of mechanical engineering, materials science, and manufacturing centering on design and modeling of functional fabrics that "see, communicate, sense and adapt." He is currently a research associate in the Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Group and the new transdisciplinary Center for Functional Fabrics at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He also has held a research appointment at the Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
An active member of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Daniel has a strong interest in creating new student-centered, engaging approaches to STEM education. As an Innovation Advisor to Elsevier’s Academic Engineering Solutions Library Advisory Board (AES-LAB), he has been the lead content developer for the 2016 Elsevier Engineering Academic Challenge and the 2015 Knovel Academic Challenge.