The Secret Life of Batteries

The Secret Life of Batteries

Professor examines the properties of batteries so he can make them charge faster You probably use batteries every single day, but do you actually understand how they work? Koffi Pierre Yao, a new assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of...
Recognition for Robotics Expert

Recognition for Robotics Expert

Herbert Tanner named Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Today, you can walk into a car dealership and purchase a car that parallel parks itself, thanks to carefully designed algorithms and strategically placed sensors. Engineers like Herbert “Bert”...
Using Sensors to Spot Infrastructure Damage

Using Sensors to Spot Infrastructure Damage

UD team aims to commercialize structural health monitoring systems An entrepreneurial team based at the University of Delaware is working to commercialize a system that could make infrastructure such as bridges and pipelines safer. The team, called Smartenius,...
Transport in UD’s Scaled Smart City

Transport in UD’s Scaled Smart City

Student helps tackle traffic challenges for autonomous vehicles Yiming Wan is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering from Yangzhou, China Q: What is your research focus at UD? Wan: I study the use of connected and automated vehicles, known in the industry as...
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