News Archive (2012-2014)

  • Inspiring Women to STEM
    Cathy Wu will serve as an invited panelist at the 2014 Inspiring Women in STEM Conference, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Engineering alum to receive UD's Presidential Citation award
    The Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement honors UD graduates of the last 20 years who exhibit great promise in their professional career and/or public service activities.
  • Particle Technology
    C&EN News highlights UD chemical and biomolecular engineering's new master's program in particle technology.
  • UD receives prestigious National Science Foundation grant
    The University of Delaware has been awarded $3.3 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a program that will serve as a national model for diversifying and strengthening the academic workforce.
  • Flexible photonics
    A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has developed a way to fabricate high-performance flexible optical devices by combining chalcogenide glass and polymers.
  • NSF Career Award
    UD's Ben Carterette has been awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for his research on search engines.
  • Help support UD finalists in Engineering video challenge
    Members of the UD engineering community, awarded a finalist spot for their submission to a National Academy of Engineering video contest, need support from university friends and partners to help secure the “People’s Choice Award” and a $5,000 prize.
  • UD's Ogunnaike named outstanding chemical engineer
    Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of UD's College of Engineering, has been named the recipient of a national American Institute of Chemical Engineers award.
  • UD study tracks, analyzes political behavior on mobile devices
    UD researchers Lindsay Hoffman and Hui Fang have collaborated to see how people access political information on mobile devices.
  • University to host US Cyber Challenge summer camp, competition
    The University of Delaware will be the host site for the 2014 U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) summer camp program to be held from July 21-25.
  • Elliott receives NIH funding to support tissue engineering research
    Dawn Elliott, professor and director of biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware, was recently awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore the concept of tissue engineering.
  • UD professors prepare educators to teach computer science in classroom
    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell learned how University of Delaware computer and information sciences (CIS) professors and local teachers are working together to enhance K-12 computer education during a visit to UD’s Newark campus June 23.
  • Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation to share in $100 million in DOE funding
    The University of Delaware has received $12 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue its Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI), an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) that is developing technologies to convert biomass to biofuels and chemicals.
  • Stan Sandler honored by his alma mater, shares insights from undergrad education
    Stan Sandler is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and he has received numerous awards, including being named one of the top 30 chemical engineering authors by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
  • Mechanical engineering students invent device to improve nursing education
    Five mechanical engineering students at the University of Delaware have invented SimuTrach, a device to provide realistic training for the care of tracheostomy patients.
  • News Journal: UD Researchers Develop Tough Gloves
    Prof. Norman Wagner and Richard Dombrowski have started STF Technologies, a start up company developing high-tech surgical gloves that can protect medical professionals from needle-sticks.
  • Tech Pioneers
    University of Delaware alumnus Wayne Westerman and John Elias, adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
  • New engineering dean
    Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, William L. Friend Chaired Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware, has been named dean of engineering following a nationwide search, UD President Patrick T. Harker announced today. The appointment is effective July 1.
  • What happens if I poke it?
    Chemistry World features Q&A with Eric Furst, UD professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
  • Graduate student selected to participate in 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting
    Kelley’s selection to the annual international meeting, which focuses on promoting the global spread of knowledge in the areas of chemistry, physics and physiology, affords her the prestigious opportunity to discuss research with 35 Nobel Laureates and 625 other young researchers in an open conference setting. The theme for this year’s meeting is chemistry.
  • Tiny cloud droplets
    UD's Lian-Ping Wang (seated) recently published an invited critical review paper in the 2013 volume of the Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, a high impact journal for the fluid mechanics community.
  • CISters@UD awarded seed fund grant
    We are happy to inform you that CISters@UD, with the assistance of Dr. Terry Harvey, a professor in Computer & Information Sciences, sent a proposal to NCWIT and was awarded a Symantec $750 Student Seed Fund grant.
  • Meehan named Bentley Systems Incorporated Chair of Civil Engineering
    Christopher L. Meehan, associate professor at the University of Delaware, has been named the Bentley Systems Incorporated Chair of Civil Engineering.
  • International classroom - Global exchange programs build cultural diversity in engineering
    "This unique program provided me the opportunity to work with people around the world. We all had different cultural backgrounds, customs, manners and languages, but instead of letting them stop us, we turned our differences into advantages," explained Bond, who took classes alongside students from Chile, Japan and China.
  • DuPont gives $5 million to UD - University announces $5 million commitment from DuPont for laboratory
    The University of Delaware has received a $5 million gift from DuPont to support the construction of the 197,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab) on the University's Newark campus. In recognition of the company's leadership support, an instructional wing of the new facility will be known as the "DuPont Science Learning Center."
  • digiKNOW? - Future cybersleuths trained by experts as UD hosts U.S. Cyber Challenge Camp 2012
    Coordinated by the Delaware Coordinating Council for U.S. Cyber Challenge, which includes representatives from Delaware Technical Community College, University of Delaware, Wilmington University and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information, the U.S. Cyber Challenge Delaware Camp graduated its third class on the UD campus Friday, July 13.
  • National Academy of Engineering elects UD's Babatunde Ogunnaike
    National Academy of Engineering elects UD's Babatunde Ogunnaike.
  • Civil and environmental engineering faculty members obtain PE licensure
    Christopher Meehan, associate professor, and Thomas Schumacher, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have earned their professional engineering (PE) licensure.
  • UD's Kolodzey, Papoutsakis earn industry kudos for research excellence
    Two engineering professors at the University of Delaware have earned industry kudos for their research excellence. James Kolodzey was honored by technology giant IBM and Eleftherios (Terry) Papoutsakis was recognized by the American Institute of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (AIChE).
  • World-class university: Rankings place UD among world's top universities
    For the second year in a row, the University of Delaware is listed among the world's top 150 universities, according to a study by the Center for World Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The rankings have been published annually since 2003.
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