Sensing Trouble

Sensing Trouble

Engineers document new structural health monitoring technique Aging, deterioration and extreme events like earthquakes and hurricanes can take a toll on roads, bridges and other structures. With damage and defects often invisible, the search is on for systems that can...
Composites Honor

Composites Honor

Gillespie receives Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from ASTM John W. Gillespie Jr., director of the University of DelawareCenter for Composite Materials, has been selected to receive the Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from the American Society for Testing and...
Faculty honors

Faculty honors

Eight faculty members honored for excellence in teaching, advising Eight members of the University of Delaware faculty have been recognized for outstanding work in teaching and advising, and three graduate teaching assistants have received awards for excellence in...
‘Tiny’ Teamwork

‘Tiny’ Teamwork

New tool guides planning and control of robots working in uncertain environments By the middle of the 21st century, robotics experts hope to create a team of fully autonomous humanoid robot soccer players that can beat the winner of the most recent World Cup. That’s a...
CBER Day

CBER Day

Center for Biomechanical Engineering Research welcomes high school students Close to 100 middle and high school students visited the Health Sciences Complex at the University of Delaware on National Biomechanics Day, April 7, joining their peers across the country in...

Bioscience Honors

Delaware Bio to recognize state’s brightest bioscience stars during awards gala Delaware Bio will recognize some of the state’s brightest bioscience stars during its 2016 Annual Awards Gala, and nearly all of them have ties to the University of Delaware. The...
Droning on

Droning on

NSF grant supports design of attack-resilient micro aerial vehicles Drones are seeing increased use in a wide array of applications, including delivery and inspection services, aerial photography, mapping and surveying, and search and rescue missions. Integrating...
Heat Waves

Heat Waves

Research team reports new approach to simulating nanoscale heat transfer Thermoelectric materials, which can directly and reversibly convert heat to electrical energy, are used in a variety of applications, including cooling of electronic devices and waste heat energy...
Buckley wins Trabant Award

Buckley wins Trabant Award

As a minority student entering the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware five years ago, Manuela Restrepo knew that having someone believe in her abilities was critical. During her sophomore year, Restrepo found that “someone” in Jenni Buckley. For her...
Engineering a Better Heat Pump

Engineering a Better Heat Pump

Fuel-cell technology provides new approach to energy-efficient heating and refrigeration Fuel cell technology has attracted a lot of attention recently for its potential to revolutionize the transportation sector by decreasing our use of fossil fuels and reducing...