The Quest for Miniaturization

The Quest for Miniaturization

UD mechanical engineer reports capacitor advance, which could help electronic device components In the 1960s, mainframe computers took up entire rooms. By the 1980s, there were individual workstations and just a few decades later, laptops and smartphones became...
Beyond the Speed of Sound

Beyond the Speed of Sound

UD Professor Joe Kuehl seeks solutions to hypersonic travel challenges Imagine heading to the Philadelphia International Airport, hopping on a plane and landing in London 45 minutes later. In theory, this kind of high-speed hypersonic travel is possible. In reality,...
Global Engineering

Global Engineering

UD engineering students travel abroad to understand the complexities of solving international challenges For the first time since early 2020, University of Delaware engineering students flew across the Atlantic Ocean to get hands-on experience with some of the most...
Wind Energy Conference

Wind Energy Conference

UD hosts North American Wind Energy Academy’s international conference With a wind turbine at the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes — which has been in operation since 2010 and supplies all of the energy for the campus — as well as being home to the Center for Research in...
A Composite Legacy

A Composite Legacy

Mechanical engineering’s longest-serving faculty member receives ASME’s highest honor There’s a lot of research that can be done in half a century, and the University of Delaware’s Tsu-Wei Chou has wasted no time doing just that. During his 53-year career, which makes...
Experiments in Space

Experiments in Space

UD engineering students develop zero-gravity turbulence experiment bound for the ISS The International Space Station isn’t just for astronauts exploring the great beyond. It also offers an opportunity for scientists of all ages and disciplines to test the limits of...