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UD Professor Honored by IEEE Computer Society

UD Professor Honored by IEEE Computer Society

Guang Gao wins B. Ramakrishna (Bob) Rau award Guang Gao, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Delaware, has received the 2017 B. Ramakrishna (Bob) Rau Award from the IEEE Computer Society. He received the award...

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Parallel programming

Parallel programming

UD professor edits textbook on high-performance computing methods From your smartphone to your laptop, today’s tech devices glean their computing power from multi-core processors. Supercomputers contain thousands of cores, and within three to four years a computer...

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UD’s Epps Named American Physical Society Fellow

UD’s Epps Named American Physical Society Fellow

Chemical engineering and materials science professor joins the top 0.5 percent of society members Thomas H. Epps, III, the Thomas & Kipp Gutshall Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and a Professor in the Department of Materials...

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New Partners in Research

New Partners in Research

UD signs collaborative pact with U.S. Dept. of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory When national laboratories, with their expansive facilities and amazing capacity, join forces with research universities and their innovative scientists and students, powerful things...

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Building the Future With Biopharmaceuticals

Building the Future With Biopharmaceuticals

Groundbreaking shows strength of UD commitment to NIIMBL partnership, research It seemed like a pipe dream to Kelvin Lee, Gore Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - this idea that the University of Delaware might find room for a place where innovation...

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Materials Science Department Chair Earns Pair of Honors

Materials Science Department Chair Earns Pair of Honors

UD’s Darrin Pochan was recently elected chair of the APS Division of Polymer Physics and editor-in-chief of the research journal Soft Matter For Darrin Pochan, the semester is off to a particularly productive start. Pochan is chair of the Department of Materials...

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Computer Science for Everyone

Computer Science for Everyone

Two UD professors watch governor sign law requiring public high schools to teach computer science A new law will require every public high school in Delaware to offer at least one course in computer science. When Delaware Gov. John Carney signed the bill, two...

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Modeling New Materials

Modeling New Materials

UD engineer Arthi Jayaraman uncovers molecular mysteries When scientists develop brand new materials, they must precisely determine the ingredients, quantities, and processing methods to use. It’s kind of like creating a recipe. Before spending time and money to test...

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Virtual Reality on Ice

Virtual Reality on Ice

Computer scientists bring polar region to life using virtual reality Scott Sorensen’s experiences as a computer science student at the University of Delaware were hardly typical. While he spent his share of time in windowless rooms staring at computer screens, he also...

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Safer, Tougher Spacesuits

Safer, Tougher Spacesuits

NASA supports UD technology that protects spacesuits from punctures, projectiles Astronauts are a smart, courageous and resilient lot, no doubt about that. But when they go out for a walk in space - in environments none of us could survive on our own - they need a lot...

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Railway Safety Meets Big Data

Railway Safety Meets Big Data

UD professor writes book on big data for railway engineers After two trains derailed at New York’s Penn Station this year, Amtrak blamed track defects. As of May 31, there have been 662 train accidents this year, and track defects account for nearly 29 percent of...

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Robot Rehab

Robot Rehab

Biomed engineering professor receives American Heart Association grant to study robot-aided stroke rehabilitation About every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Many stroke survivors have lingering brain damage that makes motor tasks, such as...

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