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Engineering on a Blue Streak

UD researchers pioneer greener way to create interwoven polymers with blue light A pair of engineers at the University of Delaware has developed a process to form interwoven polymer networks more easily, quickly and sustainably than traditional methods allow. Their...

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New Engineering Major

Undergraduate program in construction engineering and management to launch in fall 2017 The University of Delaware Faculty Senate has approved the establishment of an undergraduate major in construction engineering and management beginning in the fall 2017 semester....

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Engineering Entrepreneurship

College of Engineering launches second year of summer program to support entrepreneurial mindset In collaboration with the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship, the University of Delaware College of Engineering (CoE) is running a program called CoE Fellows in parallel...

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Milestone Anniversary

Chemical engineering’s Stan Sandler reaches 50-year mark as UD faculty member Stan Sandler usually takes the steps to get to his second-floor office in the University of Delaware’s Colburn Lab. But today he’s taking the elevator because he’s hauling two black bags...

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Inferring Interactions

Nature paper highlights how random variations and reprogramming lead to cancer drug resistance Biological materials, structures and processes may appear random, but they actually have underlying patterns that can be elucidated with the use of high-performance...

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A Foothold for Young Faculty

Internet pioneer makes $2.2 million gift to the University of Delaware Always looking for the most interesting thing to do. That’s how David Farber describes the motivation behind his accomplishments, from pioneering telecommunications research and serving as chief...

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Elucidating Lung Development

Gleghorn awarded NIH funding to identify molecular mechanisms underlying lung development and congenital diaphragmatic hernia The University of Delaware’s Jason Gleghorn has received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate pressure...

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Drone Competition

Event promotes student collaboration in programming quadcopters Drones are seeing increased use in a broad array of applications, including data collection, surveying, mapping, security, aerial photography and videography, and search and rescue. This “exploding...

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Support, Sacrifice, Self

Kara Odom Walker inspires UD engineering students As an undergraduate chemical engineering major at the University of Delaware in the 1990s, Kara Odom took classes from Prof. Babatunde Ogunnaike, and she participated in the RISE Program, which was directed by Michael...

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Ecoinformatics

NSF grant to support development of cyberinfrastructure tools for precision agriculture Modern precision agriculture requires an understanding of how climate-related factors such as soil moisture, precipitation, and temperature impact agricultural productivity. “As we...

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iSuite

New facility fosters innovation, collaboration in electrical and computer engineering A ransomware attack launched in Europe on Friday, May 12, infected as many as a quarter million computers in more than 150 countries, underscoring the growing need for cybersecurity...

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Biomechanics Research Symposium

14th annual event features keynote, ongoing research in biomechanics More than 100 people turned out for the 14th annual Biomechanics Research Symposium at the University of Delaware STAR Campus on Friday, May 12. The event was hosted by the Center for Biomechanical...

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