Building Better Batteries

Building Better Batteries

Researchers report new approach to improving lithium-sulfur batteries Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are the power behind most modern portable electronics, including cell phones, tablets, laptops, fitness trackers, and smart watches. However, their energy density...
Industry Partners Day

Industry Partners Day

Gore CEO Terri Kelly shares lessons learned during successful career Terri Kelly, president and CEO of W.L. Gore and Associates, shared some of her three decades of career wisdom with an audience of more than 150 students, faculty, alumni, and representatives of...
Engineering in Motorsports

Engineering in Motorsports

Winter Session course gives students behind-the-scenes look at the world of auto racing When Lan Tomasi signed up for a University of Delaware Winter Session course in mechanical engineering called Engineering in Motorsports, her understanding of the topic was...
Engineering Poultry Cleanliness

Engineering Poultry Cleanliness

Senior project designed to check the spread of avian influenza When avian influenza ripped across the United States in 2015 — with an estimated 50 million birds affected in the largest outbreak in U.S. history — part of the reason was that the disease spread from farm...

Best Paper

Mechanical engineering faculty share importance of integrating makerspace into curriculum Makerspaces and design centers are springing up on college campuses across the country, providing students with fabrication resources for hands-on learning. But the University of...
ASME Fellow

ASME Fellow

UD’s Lian-Ping Wang recognized for work in multiphase turbulent flows Lian-Ping Wang, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Delaware, has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for “pioneering contributions to...
Joint Function

Joint Function

NSF grant supports research to shed light on how cartilage works Cartilage, a connective tissue found throughout the body, is critical to the function of our joints. Tough yet flexible, it supports load and enables frictionless motion between joint surfaces....
Achievement Award

Achievement Award

Chou recognized by ASM International for seminal work in composites, energy storage Tsu-Wei Chou, Unidel Pierre S. du Pont Chair of Engineering at the University of Delaware, has been selected to receive the 2017 Albert Sauveur Achievement Award from ASM...

Mechanical Engineering Turns 125

Department plans year-long celebration to mark anniversary The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware will launch a year-long celebration of its 125th anniversary during Welcome Weekend, Aug. 27 and 28, with a reception in the Design Studio...
Research Experiences for Undergrads

Research Experiences for Undergrads

NSF-funded program supports diverse group of undergraduates in biomechanical engineering Even accomplished researchers know that luck can play a role in scientific breakthroughs. That was one important message shared by Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the College of...