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Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

It was the height of the groovy-but-grim late ’60s, and the collective American consciousness seemed to have lapsed into a dizzy haze, like queasy riders on some psychedelic, psychotic merry-go-round. In those days, war tore at the nation’s heart, its brutal images...

UD Meets University of Tsukuba

UD Meets University of Tsukuba

University of Delaware data scientists host researchers from Japan In preparation for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, researchers in Japan are developing new programs in data science, smart cities, cybersecurity, and the Internet of Things. As part of this effort,...

UD Alumnus Earns Rare Trio of Accolades

UD Alumnus Earns Rare Trio of Accolades

Arup K. Chakraborty is now a member of all three National Academies: Science, Engineering, and Medicine There are only 21 people in America who have been elected to the National Academy of Science, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of...

Your STEM toy shopping list

Your STEM toy shopping list

UD K-12 STEM education expert recommends holiday gifts If your child’s holiday wish list includes a robot, consider this: The best robot toys are the ones that kids can tinker with. “Kits often have prescriptive instructions, with one ‘solution’ to building,” said...

Four Decades of Fellowship

Four Decades of Fellowship

Engineering’s Laird Fellows recently celebrated their 40th anniversary Hiking. Dancing. Traveling. UD engineers do more than research. For 40 years, graduate students in engineering have had access to a special fellowship that helps one recipient per year pursue an...

Mining for Cancer Clues

Mining for Cancer Clues

UD computer scientist uses text mining to advance personalized cancer treatment Doctors have many weapons in the fight against cancer, but choosing the right one can be a challenge. Soon they will have a new resource to inform them about treatment options. A group of...

New Leader of Center for Biomechanical Engineering Research

New Leader of Center for Biomechanical Engineering Research

Mechanical engineering Professor Liyun Wang is the sixth director of UD’s CBER Liyun Wang, a professor of mechanical engineering, has been named director of the University of Delaware Center for Biomechanical Engineering Research (CBER), a research center that...

Neutron Day and $8.7 Million for UD

Neutron Day and $8.7 Million for UD

Scientists discuss promise of new agreement between UD and NIST The day began with coffee, bagels, and some hearty discussions about experimental data. The University of Delaware’s fifth Neutron Day was held Wednesday, Nov. 8 in Perkins Hall and the Patrick Harker...

Winners at AIChE Annual Meeting

Winners at AIChE Annual Meeting

Students Victoria Muir, Trent Simonetti and Rob Cipolla earned awards at the 2017 AIChE annual meeting University of Delaware students, faculty and alumni won awards at the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) annual meeting, which ran from Oct. 29 to...

Air Force Young Investigator Grant

Air Force Young Investigator Grant

UD’s Tingyi Gu wins grant to study 2D material based optoelectronic devices Imagine how much we could accomplish in a day if we could exchange messages at the speed of light. Thin two-dimensional materials, made atomic layer by atomic layer, may enable communications...

The Fuel Cell Authority

The Fuel Cell Authority

UD’s Yushan Yan recognized for advances in energy technology Yushan Yan has received the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Energy Technology Division Research Award for 2018. Yan is a Distinguished Engineering Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Entrepreneurship...

Research aims to help renewable jet fuel take flight

Research aims to help renewable jet fuel take flight

UD energy team develops processes to ramp up bio-based aviation fuel Airplanes zoom overhead, wispy-white contrails streaming behind them. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) handled 43,684 flights, on average, every day last year, and U.S. military and...