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Research & Facilities

Research Centers

We house more than a dozen college-based research centers and participate in a variety of university-based centers and institutes.

Research Focus Areas

UD’s engineering faculty are leading critical areas of research for the 21st century, working on society’s most challenging problems and educating the next generation of problem solvers and solution creators.

Engineering Facilities

College of Engineering has a presence in approximately 20 different on and off campus buildings including the Harker Lab, Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Delaware Technology Park, and the STAR campus.

Undergraduate Research

Research apprenticeships with faculty mentors give talented, motivated University of Delaware undergraduates a chance to see and take part in what is happening on the front lines of discovery at UD today.

UD Professors Emily Day (right) and Joel Rosenthal (middle, back) have combined efforts to improve existing light-activated cancer treatments. Graduate student Andrea Potocny (seated) and undergraduate Rachel O’Sullivan (left) have helped with the research.

Research Administration

The College of Engineering Office of Research Administration (ORA) is committed to providing the highest quality support for faculty research endeavors.