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...
Putting It All Together

Putting It All Together

Senior engineers stretch their skills to solve real-world problems From theory to application, fourth-year engineering students at the University of Delaware recently tapped into their knowledge to create products and solutions for industry sponsors. For the Senior...
Malikopoulos Lab Featured on NBC Philadelphia

Malikopoulos Lab Featured on NBC Philadelphia

The Mini Town in Delaware Where the Future Is Being Tested Students at the University of Delaware are using toys to tackle real-world problems like making our streets safer and honing technology like driverless cars. We take a look at a “mini world” that...
CELEBRATING INNOVATION

CELEBRATING INNOVATION

University recognizes UD inventors The University of Delaware recognized more than 225 inventors on campus for their efforts and contributions toward innovation and commercialization on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The event, held at the Roselle Center for the Arts and...
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”...
Smarter, Safer, More Efficient Vehicles

Smarter, Safer, More Efficient Vehicles

Malikopoulos Lab advances connected and automated vehicle technology Imagine a daily commute that’s orderly instead of chaotic. Connected and automated vehicles could provide that relief by adjusting to driving conditions with little to no input from drivers. When the...
UD Engineering’s Next Era

UD Engineering’s Next Era

Levi T. Thompson shares vision as new dean of College of Engineering Levi T. Thompson joined the University of Delaware in early October as dean of the College of Engineering. It’s a homecoming for Thompson, who received a bachelor’s degree in chemical...
UD grads help GE fly

UD grads help GE fly

Team of young Blue Hens ride leading edge of jet technology Consider the humble coffee cup. Its simple duties conceal a deceptively formidable character: The ceramic it is made of is harder than steel, and the scalding liquids it holds never seem to do it much harm....