Fine-Tuning Touch Technology

Fine-Tuning Touch Technology

UD’s Charles Dhong gets $1.9 million to develop new tactile aids Bumps and lines make up touch-based technology such as Braille. But the human sense of touch is keen enough to detect differences that are much smaller. Research by Charles Dhong and his group at the...
Controlling Catalysts

Controlling Catalysts

UD researchers report new way to boost catalyst activity Catalysts are workhorses that help reactions occur. Put to work, they transform starting materials, such as fossil fuels, biomass or even waste, into products and fuels with minimal energy. Researchers in...
Surface Exploration

Surface Exploration

$1.1 million federal grant to help UD’s Norm Wagner and STF Technologies develop invention As every inquisitive mind knows, the more we learn the more we realize how much we do not know. Sometimes we have no way to chase answers either. Sometimes we can only guess...
Epps Named ACS Fellow

Epps Named ACS Fellow

UD Engineering Prof. Thomas Epps selected for American Chemical Society 2021 Class of Fellows University of Delaware chemical engineer Thomas H. Epps, III, has been named to the American Chemical Society’s 2021 Class of Fellows. Epps, the Allan and Myra Ferguson...
Making the Most of Yeast

Making the Most of Yeast

UD Prof. Mark Blenner receives prestigious Young Investigator Award Mark Blenner said he does not think much about his age. When asked recently how young he is, he had to pause to think. “What year is it again?” he said, only half-joking. “Once you hit 30, you stop...
Rethinking Plastics

Rethinking Plastics

UD scientists and collaborators issue urgent call to action on plastics pollution People lived without plastic until the last century or so, but most of us would find it hard to imagine how. Plastics now are everywhere in our lives, providing low-cost convenience and...