Published on Wednesday October 12, 2005
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering has received
a donation of a brand new Semi-Automatic Ultra-High Purity Gas
Cabinet valued at $20,000 from Applied Energy Systems, Inc. The
donation was made possible by the generosity of company President
Steve Buerkel (MBA, LCoB, 1981).
The cabinet has been installed in Drexel University's new
Bossone Research Enterprise Center and will be used for handling
hydrogen and other gases.
Applied Energy Systems, Inc., founded in 1968, designs and
manufactures specialty gas equipment, as well as tests and installs
ultra high purity gas handling systems. President Buerkel has a
B.S. in engineering from Case Western University and an MBA from
Drexel, which he received in 1981.
The department is grateful to President Buerkel for this