Celebrating Women Engineers

The University of Delaware is committed to the success of women in engineering. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are just a few of the women who set the course for the engineers of today and tomorrow.

High-throughput innovation

High-throughput innovation

Researchers in the lab of April Kloxin are using an advanced ‘bioprinter’ to help them study and test new therapeutics.

Advancing electronics

Advancing electronics

UD Engineering’s Yuping Zeng is conducting fundamental research on a new type of transistor.

Many engineers dream of working for NASA someday, and chemical engineer Elaine Stewart didn’t wait for graduation to start that mission.
Insights for future innovations

Insights for future innovations

In the lab of UD’s Arthi Jayaraman, researchers are developing new computational tools to enable faster innovations in materials science and engineering.

Advancing photonics

Advancing photonics

National Science Foundation Engines Development grant will fund planning for a multi-state initiative to advance research in lasers, fiber optics and other light-based innovations.

Pulmonary engineering

Pulmonary engineering

UD Engineering’s Catherine Fromen received an NSF CAREER award to study 3D-printed lattices for testing inhaled medicines.

Building change

Building change

UD alumna and construction engineer Emily Christopher discusses her path, her industry

From UD to NASA

From UD to NASA

Alumna and aerospace engineer Erin Rezich shares her journey.

Optical Innovations

Optical Innovations

UD Engineering’s Tingyi Gu, fellow researchers are creating state-of-the-art computing devices.

Nanoscale Advances

Nanoscale Advances

UD’s Priyanka Ketkar lands National Institute of Standards and Technology postdoc position for polymer research.

Scholarship Success

Scholarship Success

Computer science student first from UD to win Adobe Women in Technology Scholarship.

Honor for Higginson

Honor for Higginson

American Society of Mechanical Engineers names UD’s Jill Higginson 2022 Fellow.

Gazing at Galaxies

Gazing at Galaxies

UD engineering grad Elaine Stewart helped prepare the James Webb Space Telescope.

Ag-inspired Engineering

Ag-inspired Engineering

The same techniques used to understand how bridges withstand loads can be applied to corn, allowing researchers to better understand what characteristics help a plant stay standing while others get knocked over by wind.

Light Speed Advances

Light Speed Advances

UD Prof. Tingyi Gu’s engineering specialty earns DARPA Young Faculty Award.

Leadership and Impact

Leadership and Impact

Alumnus, department chair Kristi Kiick reflects on how engineering leaders help others.

Face Mask Fit Matters

Face Mask Fit Matters

Fit is important, but an imperfect mask is still better than none, UD researchers find.