Delaware First: Engineering the Future

Delaware First: Engineering the Future

David and Connie Helwig, both 1973 UD graduates, committed a multimillion gift to launch the Institute for Engineering Driven Health at UD. Transformational gift from David and Connie Helwig will establish UD’s new Institute for Engineering Driven Health With rapid...
Improving Human Health

Improving Human Health

UD’s Xinqiao Jia secures $4.85 million to advance vocal fold, salivary gland research University of Delaware materials scientist Xinqiao Jia has received a combined $4.85 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research aimed at improving...
The Hunt for New Medicines

The Hunt for New Medicines

UD undergrad Toni Akin-Adenekan explores biopharmaceutical research Editor’s note: This Q&A is one of a series of articles exploring the research that University of Delaware students have been pursuing. Though COVID-19 continues to shape some plans, students still...
A New Understanding of Protein Movement

A New Understanding of Protein Movement

UD engineers uncover role of surface diffusion in protein transport, which could aid biopharmaceutical processing Many of the most promising medicines under development are proteins, often antibodies, to help patients fight disease. These proteins must be purified as...
Discovery Hub Opens

Discovery Hub Opens

UD partners with Chemours on state-of-the-art research and innovation center It took 2,873 cans of paint, 630,000 hours of manual labor and 96,000 pounds of eco-friendly spray-foam insulation, but the Chemours Discovery Hub is up and running. This cutting-edge...
Bundlemers

Bundlemers

New polymer units created by UD, Penn researchers could enable materials breakthroughs From tires to clothes to shampoo, many ubiquitous products are made with polymers, large chain-like molecules made of smaller subunits called monomers, bonded together. Now, a team...