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Wartime Adventures Live Again

For 73 years, the wartime memories of Jack Harrison, EG49, were his alone. He always held them in his mind, treasuring their still-crisp presence, but not yet seeing how he could share them with the world. And at the back of his closet in the dark quiet of long-closed...

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An Electronic Detective Goes Back to School

Teddy Katayama, EG15, has spent more than a decade gaining the experience and education to enter the increasingly emerging field of cybersecurity. Now, the 2015 computer engineering graduate is one of the first students to enroll in UD’s new cybersecurity master’s...

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Alumni Lead Emergency Repair on I-495

During a late-night brainstorming session in June 2014 to determine the safest, fastest way to repair and re-open a heavily traveled bridge over the Christina River on I-495 in Wilmington, Del., Robert McCleary, EG87, chief engineer with the Delaware Department of...

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Raising Cain

Family represents nine decades of electrical engineering at UD When Eugene Cain graduated from the University of Delawarewith an electrical engineering degree during the Great Depression in 1932, close to 15 million people in the United States were unemployed. One...

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Richard R. Lunt, EG04

Researchers led by Richard Lunt, EG04, who earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in chemical engineering, are working on a solar energy project they hope is easy for others to see right through. The team at Michigan State University, where Lunt is an assistant...

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Getting Up to Speed for a Mars Landing

Editor’s note: Tom Frey, EG84, 90M, is a mechanical engineer at ATK Missile Defense and Controls in Elkton, Maryland. The business is part of ATK, an aerospace, defense and outdoor sports and recreation products company. Frey was lead engineer on a recent aerospace...

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Couple Builds a Thriving IT Enterprise

Vess Bakalov, EG99, and Tanya Bakalov, BE04, both originally from Bulgaria, met at a campus party as UD students, “and the rest is history,” Tanya says with a laugh. The couple went on to found SevOne, an IT performance management company that has, since its...

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Startup Holds Promise of Sweet Success

In 2008, Asmita Atre became the first international student to earn a graduate degree entirely online from UD’s College of Engineering, when she completed her master’s degree in mechanical engineering from her home in Pune, India. Today, Atre is a budding entrepreneur...

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Better Prosthetic Now Within Reach

 Electrical engineer Michael McLoughlin, EG83, 85M, began his latest research project five years ago in hopes of finding a better way to help soldiers who had lost an arm. Today, with the support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), McLoughlin,...

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Roberth and Ruth Loveless, Class of ’39

When Robert K. Loveless, EG39, recently sent an email to UD President Patrick Harker reminiscing about the years he and his wife, Ruth Kohlbecker Loveless, AS39, spent at the University, he raised an intriguing question: “We got to wondering if we are your oldest...

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The Gift of Discovery

A gift of future discoveries Standing on the steps of the building that bears his family’s name, happily watching students with books and smartphones scurry across campus on a sunny fall afternoon, Robert W. (Bob) Gore recalls his own days as a University of Delaware...

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Universities May Hold Key to Cybersecurity

David DeWalt, EG86, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the global network security company FireEye and a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, has dedicated himself to matters of cyber security. “I see this as a huge...

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